Working remotely has inspired a new way of dressing, and language to describe it, too. Photo: Shutterstock Working remotely has inspired a new way of dressing, and language to describe it, too. Photo: Shutterstock
Working remotely has inspired a new way of dressing, and language to describe it, too. Photo: Shutterstock
Lisa Lim
Opinion

Opinion

Language Matters by Lisa Lim

From ‘Zoom shirts’ to ‘biz-leisure’: how the pandemic altered fashion and the words we use to describe it

  • The origins of the word ‘outfit’ have nothing to do with clothing, becoming associated with accessories only in the 19th century
  • Now the hashtag OOTD proliferates on social media, albeit often from within a socially distant context in the Covid-19 era

Working remotely has inspired a new way of dressing, and language to describe it, too. Photo: Shutterstock Working remotely has inspired a new way of dressing, and language to describe it, too. Photo: Shutterstock
Working remotely has inspired a new way of dressing, and language to describe it, too. Photo: Shutterstock
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