Pocket friendly fashion: how fashion got functional


Who knew pockets were such an emotive subject? Well, actually, many women who have hitherto been stuck adrift, with nowhere to place an errant hand or stuff a tissue or lip balm… When writer Nell Goddard posted a picture of her friend’s wedding on Twitter over the weekend the internet went cuckoo for the tongue-in-cheek “empowered stance” adopted by the bride and her bridesmaids who were all unmistakably standing with their hands in their pockets. Pockets! On a wedding dress!