Monthly Archives: October 2015

Fashion Design Management thesis development

Over the course of the next 12 months (Sept 2015 – Sept 2016) I will be developing, conduction, and writing a design management masters thesis.  Thoughts so far:

I think I will do my research thesis on restrictions athletic apparel create in female athletes’ bodies – necessary collaboration between designers and osteo professionals.  Tight waistbands and sports bra elastics inhibit movement at crucial points on the spine and compressed certain nerves and organs, but I don’t believe this is always an area of knowledge of fashion designers.  Why design performance apparel that block natural functions?  Had a good chat with my osteopath about this…

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