World 45, Exploration B

In World 45, all fabrics have to be utilised as curtains before being made into garments. Sustainability is key, fast fashion is non-existent and upcycling is a must for good luck! Everyone must create their garments out of the light blocking fabrics we hang over our windows. Here you can see a fashion magazine, but not one that we are used to… Trends are a guessing game and editors must look into the future in the hopes to guide their readers on the hottest runway looks, the freshest designer curtains in celebs homes and pattern pieces you will want to be wearing in the years to come. Prints and patterns are the new beige! This magazine predicts 70’s swirls, checks and florals will be the way to go in 2023 but will they be correct? Or will everyone be left devastated with their curtain purchases they have made…

This Exploration was contributed by Scarlett Simpson, Darcie Vladislavich, Sian Slaney, Georgia Trew and Maddie Shepherd (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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