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Fashion choice is about more than just looking good. It can be an identity, a protest and a form of expression.
A new clothing exhibit at the University of Alberta examines the way fashion creates meaning beyond what is simply visible to the naked eye. The curated series of garments was inspired by an American junior high student whose first-day-of-school fashion choice led to a district-wide demand to overhaul outdated dress codes.
(De)Coded: Deciphering the Dialectics of Dress features clothing