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Five modular fashion brands that are poised to transform the industry

Solve is a social innovation studio created by Cristina Dan. Image: cristinadan.com
Modular, or transformable, fashion has appeared in various forms over the past 50 years. Designed as a speciality garment system, it makes parts of a clothing range multipurpose or detachable, such as sleeves, hoods, collars, trouser legs, external pockets, and coat and skirt extensions. It employs a variety of fastenings, including zips, press studs, buttons, and Velcro. Recently, at Paris Fashion Week, luxury genderless fashion brand Botter released its Spring/Summer 2023 collection, which inc