Sport and Fashion
Fri, Mar 31
- To understand the complex relationship between between elite athletes and top designers, and how the former engage with the latter to construct and project a self-image
- To explore how fashion design has changed the public’s perception of professional athletes
Lindsey Vonn -- Champion Downhill Skier
Olympic Gold Medalist Lindsey Vonn is one of the most decorated American ski racers in history and widely regarded among the greatest of all time. Lindsey burst onto the international skiing scene in 1999 at the age of 14 and has since captivated the world with her perseverance and superhuman abilities on the slopes. She’s won four World Cup overall championships—one of only two female skiers to do so with three consecutive titles in 2008, 2009, and 2010, plus another in 2012. (Full Bio)
- Lorenz and Murray, “‘Goodbye to the Gangstas’: The NBA Dress Code, Ray Emery, and the Policing of Blackness in Basketball and Hockey”
- Bruun and Langkjær, "Sportswear: Between fashion, innovation and Sustainability"