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Making judgments in a glance

Omni Woods on Design Forward runway

"Don’t judge a book by its cover!" -- but we may be hardwired to make quick assumptions about others that cross our sightlines. And these hasty judgments can lead to grave misinterpretations if we aren’t willing to make efforts to challenge our old bias. 

Kelly Okamura attends Design Forward, a new sustainable fashion competition and finds she wants more than a passing glance from a conscious runway show. Yet it is apparent why designer Annie Thompson was honoured with the Vanguard award that evening.

Photo: Kelly Okamura - Omni Woods on Design Forward runway.


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