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Nora Veerman (1994) is a master's student in Fashion Studies at the University of Stockholm. Her current research projects revolve around the materiality and affectivity of fashion in relation to issues of social and environmental sustainability.  

Luxurizing Pre-loved Clothes:

Luxurizing Pre-loved Clothes:

Pre-loved clothes have much to offer the consumer as a future form of luxury, not in the least because of their sustainability. However, despite their quality and exclusivity, not all pre-loved clothes are believed to offer consumers the luxury value vintage clothes do. Can pre-loved clothes become a luxury, and if so, how? This raises questions about how luxury fashion comes into being and about the stakes of human versus material agency in processes of the ‘luxurization’ of fashion.