Monokini 2.0 at the Finnish Museum of Photography

UPDATE: The Monokini 2.0 Kickstarter campaign is now live! Last October was insane for me. As the month began I was in Sydney for my graduation and to kick-start a book project. In the middle of it I was in New Orleans working with the Sustainable Apparel Coalition on the Higg Index within fashion education. October finished for me in Oslo, as I was one of the speakers at Design Colloquium: Fashion North at the Oslo National Academy Of TheRead more

2014 Vaughan Lecture at ROM

In September I have the honour of collaborating with Dr Alexandra Palmer, on the 2014 Vaughan Lecture at the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) in Toronto, titled Metamorphosis – Transformations of Fashion. Dr Palmer is the Nora E. Vaughan Fashion Costume Senior Curator and Chair of the Veronika Gervers Research Fellowship in Textiles & Costume at the ROM, and a Co-curator of BIG, the latest exhibit in the Patricia Harris Gallery of Textiles & Costume. She is cross appointed and teachesRead more

Team for Kids – TCS NYC Marathon

It has been six years since I last raised funds through running. Two years ago I took significant actions to permanently transform my health – both physical and mental – and one of the results of that has been that now I run marathons. My first was the Helsinki City Marathon last August, which I ran with Julian Roberts. Well, we started together, he finished and eventually I finished, too. Then, three weeks ago I ran the Blue Ridge MarathonRead more