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    • Dressing a Demanding Body to Fit In: Clean and Decent with Ostomy or Chronic Skin Disease 

      Laitala, Kirsi; Klepp, Ingun Grimstad (Cogitatio Press, 2019-01-31)
      This article discusses what kind of strategies people with a stoma or various chronic skin conditions, such as psoriasis or atopic dermatitis, use to find clothes that fit and enable them to fit in. Based on qualitative ...
    • Global laundering practices – Alternatives to machine washing 

      Laitala, Kirsi; Klepp, Ingun Grimstad; Henry, Beverley (TKS Publishing, 2017)
      This article discusses laundering practices around the world including alternative methods such as washing by hand, airing, steaming, and dry-cleaning. These methods, which have received little attention in research, are ...
    • Materialised Ideals: Sizes and Beauty 

      Laitala, Kirsi Maria; Klepp, Ingun Grimstad; Hauge, Benedicte (Linköping University Electronic Press, 2011)
      Today’s clothing industry is based on a system where clothes are made in readyto-wear sizes and meant to fit most people. Studies have pointed out that consumers are discontent with the use of these systems: size designations ...
    • Use phase of wool apparel: a literature review for improving LCA 

      Laitala, Kirsi; Klepp, Ingun Grimstad; Henry, Beverley (IOS Press, 2017)
      This paper presents results from a literature review on use phase of clothing with focus on wool. The aim of the review is to study if there is empirical grounding for assuming that the use phase is different for clothes ...