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Sheena Matheiken and the Uniform Project graduate in [sustainable] style after 365 days of wearing, styling and accesorising the same simple Little Black Dress…
Written by Helen Davis
Illustration by Maryanne Oliver
School's almost out for summer. Soon blazers and ties will be ditched, with delight, for butterfly-bright bathers; and mortar boards tossed in glee at graduations everywhere. Uniforms may seem the antithesis of lazy, hazy holidays and fantastic futures, but in cyberspace there's one - albeit self-imposed - uniform showing us there's a wealth of creativity to be found in the economical and ethical capsule wardrobe. Will the Uniform Project please stand up!
May 1st 2010 saw the Uniform Project graduate with flying colours. An “exercise in sustainability”, in 2009, one Sheena Matheiken had pledged to wear one Little Black Dress, everyday for one year, for the Akanksha Foundation – a not-for-profit organisation educating kids in Indian slums. Sheena and designer friend Eliza Starbuck, created a LBD which could be worn front, back, undone, for every season and all occasions. And for anyone wondering,… read more