Baco is a hoodie that preserves one’s personal sphere by creating momentary isolation from others.
In the recent past, while many people suffered a situation of total isolation, those of us who were in a situation of cohabitation, had the opposite problem: they have been compelled to live with the same people 24 hours a day. Forced cohabitation has caused strong changes: the intimacy and privacy of each tenant have been damaged. In a future in which this scenario could happen again, it is necessary to protect and safeguard one’s own intimate and personal sphere, both for an individual need and a better coexistence with others. Baco responds precisely to this need: it is a garment that protects us and gives us momentary spaces of isolation.
Although Baco is the result of a reflection on the spaces at home, it can also be worn outdoors: in fact, it becomes a normal garment that can be used in any context. Being a hoodie that belongs to the intimate sphere, Baco is offered to the public as a dress that you can sew yourself and, for this reason, its realisation has been studied for being easy. Thanks to the instructions and the paper pattern on the website, it is simple to make a standard version, which can be customised in any way.