World 44, Exploration A

Instagram posts to share fashion ideas.

In World 44, a group of people base their fashion on books and book characters. A subculture of people within this group take inspiration from the Rainbow Magic fairy books and take on a fairy character each year. This Instagram is owned by the leaders of the subculture as a page of inspirations and highlights of the best fairy fashion. The clothing in this subculture is swapped around, this helps with sustainability. The people within this subculture take inspiration from a different fairy each year. Once the year is done, they pass on their clothing to another person who will be choosing that fairy for the next year.

This Exploration was contributed by Emma Large, Emily Hollick, Sadie Jones and Molly Kirby (located in the UK), developed from a World contributed by Amy Twigger Holroyd, using a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International licence which allows others to share and adapt the work in any medium and for any purpose, providing that they credit the authors and share their material using the same Creative Commons licence.

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