This TED talk is from May 2010. The open fashion culture is not a superficial social movement. To see how reflective the fashion industry is of the open design and open source movements, please watch this video. It requires Flash.
If you can’t watch from the embedded video below, click here: Johanna Blakley: Lessons from fashion\’s free culture
Summary of talk from TED talk page:
” Copyright law’s grip on film, music and software barely touches the fashion industry … and fashion benefits in both innovation and sales, says Johanna Blakley. At TEDxUSC 2010, she talks about what all creative industries can learn from fashion’s free culture.”