World 159, Exploration A

Blurred artistic fashion shot.

In World 159, only licensed designers and suppliers are allowed to make and sell garment and textiles, as the result of a law passed by the International Court of Justice in August 2020 followed by deliberations on the vices of the fashion industry during the COPNow. In order to attain this license, designers have to adhere and uphold certain standards pertaining to ethics, sustainability, and transparency.

SPHERE is where creativity, craft, and circular fashion collide.

Based in Singapore, we conceive innovative concepts and projects that steer the course of fashion in Southeast Asia and beyond, to build a future that values individuality, sustainability, and ethical practices. As a circular fashion platform, we house under-the-radar brands that align with such values, while providing a platform to educate our audience on the realm of fashion.

On a personal level, SPHERE emphasises the importance of creating emotional connections with our clothes, curating garments that would resonate with our audience’s individual values and identities.

This Exploration was contributed by Spenninger Melissa, Belina Lim Fang Ci, Chin Meei, Alcina, Indira Varma, Hyesoo Im and Mannat Nurpuri (located in Singapore, India and Korea), developed from a World contributed by this group, 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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Published by Amy Twigger Holroyd

explorer of Fashion Fictions