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by Archaeology Newsroom

Modern Greek and International Fashion: An Interview with Yannis Tseklenis

The anthropological and historical analyses of this current issue are supplemented by the relevant comments and observations of an active and well-respected Greek fashion designer. In his interview with I. Petropoulos, Yannis Tseklenis illuminates numerous practical and theoretical matters connected with the globalisation in fashion and touches on future trends. Among other things Tseklenis brings out the decisive (albeit unseen) contribution of the anonymous consumer in setting trends. Clothes have an undeniable social function, beyond their aesthetic value. As Tseklenis puts it; “A priest’s garb makes him a priest… You can’t teach English at university if you’ re dressed as an Arab… You can’t preach from the pulpit dressed as a frogman”.