Can designers have a political ambition when making clothes? Join the discussion.

We often hear conversations about how fashion is an extension of the world we live in; that it’s an esthetic language that has the power to highlight political displeasures. Even though fashion has never been accountable for politics, does it mean it can stay out of the conversation? i-D Magazine, once again, emphasizes the dialogue between fashion and politics by asking designers if they think fashion can still have a political ambition. Faustine Steinmetz says that politics can’t be incorporated in the design because it then becomes empty. Oliver Rousteing on the other hand says that everything can be political – as long as you have a point or view and a vision. Here, here and here are the three articles where you can read the designers answers and at the same time join the conversation.


No Comments

Related reading

Style — 31 August, 2021

Make it last x Circulose Jacket

Seven years into making Make it last, we’ve decided to launch our first product. This jacket is handmade in Laxå with fabric made with Circulose®. 


Style — 11 August, 2021

The 3 Hottest Brands at Copenhagen Fashion Week

These three brands are shortlisted for the Zalando Sustainability Award.

Style — 16 April, 2021

Amason: ”We send files, emails and animals”

With the release of the first single from their upcoming album (and a virtual release party tonight), Swedish band Amason teams up with adidas and the new, more sustainable Stan Smith. The space of which the iconic shoe enters is one where the love of nature takes center stage. Make it last talks to the band about why they always end up with the animals.

Style — 26 March, 2021

Stan Smith, Forever

Always iconic. Now more sustainable. We’re proudly partnering up with adidas to show you the next generation of sustainable takes on the storied Stan Smith silhouette.