Ingun is an ethnologist with an educational background in sewing, weaving, and textile chemistry. Since 1999, she has been working with clothing and textiles research at Consumption Research Norway. She has been essential in developing the research field through advancing methods, projects, knowledge, and discourse about clothes and their role in society and our lives, including clothing habits, laundry, lifespan, product development, and value chains. Ingun actively shares her knowledge in the media, through exhibitions, debates, and popular books and Encyclopedia articles. Ingun has received the Norwegian Research Council’s Award for Excellence in Communication of Science.