Socially distanced design is this year’s hottest fashion trend. See the latest, weirdest example #WearableWednesday
It can be hard to delineate where “personal space” begins and with the pandemic those boundaries are more important than ever. I have considered getting a six foot staff but that seems a little aggressive. This wearable called “Bounding Spaces” has the benefit of being deployed as needed.
The adaptable “distance keeper” is like a more artistic version of a pitched tent that you wear on your body. Fabric is stretched across a pliable frame that the user compresses into a kind of vest when not in use. When the wearer enters a public space, they can simply unfurl the accessory. It’s like a modern-day hoop skirt but splashed with painterly colors and made in abstract shapes.
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