Dr. Mila Burcikova

Dr. Mila Burcikova

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Mila’s research interests encompass the human dimension of fashion. Her current research focuses on emotional durability of clothing and the relationship between fashion and utopia.  Mila works across a range of research and knowledge exchange projects, with an emphasis on micro and small fashion businesses that offer alternatives to the current fashion system. Her PhD Mundane Fashion: Women, Clothes and Emotional Durability investigated emotional durability of clothing through the lens of a designer-maker practice. She recently guest-edited the special issue of the journal Utopian Studies (Penn State University Press) entitled Utopia and Fashion.

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