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Google Creates a Digital Archive of World Fashion

Want to learn more about why you have certain items in your closet, or do you feel a desire to know more about the history of ripped jeans? Then this project is for you.

Google Arts & Culture
​announces the
We wear culture" project. Promising to tell "the stories behind what we wear," the project "travelled to over 40 countries, collaborating with more than 180 cultural institutions and their world-renowned historians and curators to bring their textile and fashion collections to life." Covering 3,000 years of history, "We wear culture" uses video, historical images, short quotes and blurbs, and fashion photography to create a series of online gallery exhibits