Building Meaning Through Consciously Constructed Underwear

Building Meaning Through Consciously Constructed Underwear

Nicola Hopkins Saturday, 1 August 2020

Opening this Masterclass on Producing a Responsible Underwear and Lingerie Line, in this video, you'll meet Nicola Hopkins, founder of London-based design and development studio, Bold Intimates, and leader of this month's lessons.

Bold Intimates specialises in underwear, swimwear and activewear, with a focus on sustainability. Find out more about Nicola's experience and approach to creating meaningful experiences through consciously constructed underwear.

In this video you'll learn:

  • What shapes Nicola's approach to creating meaningful products
  • What should inform your approach to designing and building underwear
  • Strategies to encourage your customer to treasure their underwear garments and reduce waste

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