World 97, Exploration A

White fabric with an embellished stain.

In World 97, white stain bibs are worn to catch organic stains from falling food. These bibs are adaptable and can be added to different garments; they are a celebration of the enjoyment of food and eating. Colourful plant-based foods and spices demonstrate health, wealth, and privilege; bright or dark stains being highly prized. Some fashion ateliers have become master craftspeople in staining, and the rich can buy exquisite pre-stained bibs. Beading and embroidery are added to draw the eye to the stain.

This Exploration was contributed by Jade Lord (located in the UK), developed from a World contributed by a Fashion Fictions contributor, 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