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RESEARCH
SECOND SKIN
EVERY GARMENT FOR EVERY BODY
ARCHITECTURAL STUDENT RESEARCH GRANT 
2023

Futuristic Clothing

Team: Maya Fraser, Ellie Ervin, Douglas Tsui
Photographed by Vera Tikhanova
The experiments culminated in a size-inclusive collection that represents the future potential of wearables. Each garment features a biofilm component and undergarments that can be mixed and matched. The collection is an invitation to re-examine the relationship between clothing and body.

The choice to model this collection ourselves was deliberate. Seeing these clothes on a wide range of bodies should remind one another that the current fashion status quo is to force one’s body to look or act a certain way. This exploration of reactive garments, genderless silhouettes, and adaptable undergarments predict an alternative future where our clothes care for us as we are.
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MAYA
Designed by Ellie
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ELLIE
Designed by Maya
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GAYATHRI
Designed by Douglas
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DOUGLAS
Designed by Gayathri
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EXHIBITION DOCUMENTATION

click to explore the booklet and film
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