• Amphibious dressing: how swimwear became daywear

    14 days ago - By The Guardian

    First, it was underwear as outerwear. Now it's time to wear your swimming cossie to work as the heatwave returns Fashion delights in new ways to wear old things. This is how the trainer ended up on the front row, how the Ikea Frakta bag went from the car boot to the catwalk and how slip dresses slipped into Céline's spring 2016 collection. But rarely does it encourage you to extend the wear of things you already own. Still, these are desperate times. We can't and shouldn't keep buying new clothes simply because of the weather. And if last weekend's rain brought with it a mix of flooding...
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