In the hippie culture the idea was that the wearer would know the maker personally or simply know that the garment had been made by an individual rather than in a factory, that is what mattered.

Now seems to be an excellent time for an appraisal of wearable art , the boundaries separting artwear from fashion and art have blurred allowing the artist to use new tools , new techniques and new materials that take a more inclusive approach to all diciplines and satisfy the public