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Wendi Wang (designer)
Chris Romero (thesis advisor)
Ethan Silverman (thesis advisor)


May 3 2020


In Chinese, Yī fú means clothes. Coincidently, in the same pronunciation, Yī fù, means attachment. From Yī fú to Yī fù, the physical action of wearing a jacket might lead to an internal transformation of immaterialization. Yī fú to Yī fù, this process adds value to our clothing by creating collective memories. However, in our current society, we are constantly influenced by peer pressure, bloggers, and the media, so much that our closet is flooded with outside opinions. We forget the internal values that clothes can bring to us. If clothes could talk, what would they say?

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