Through the Wardrobe: Women's Relationships with Their Clothes (Dress, Body, Culture)

Through the Wardrobe: Women's Relationships with Their Clothes (Dress, Body, Culture)


Relating to outfits is a basic adventure within the lives of so much Western ladies. even if selection is fraught with ambivalence, garments concerns. From issues approximately dressing for achievement, to concerns approximately weight, via to making an investment specific articles of garments with which means bordering at the sacred, what we put on speaks volumes approximately own id - what's published, what's hid, what's created.

This booklet fills a spot within the latest literature at the ambivalence of favor and get dressed through drawing on quite a lot of women's reviews with their wardrobes and supplying empirical information substantially absent from different experiences of girls and get dressed. Navigating what's in actual fact a contested realm in feminist scholarship, participants offer wealthy case reviews of the truth of women's relationships with garments. whereas at the floor issues approximately style or gown might sound to mirror gendered styles, in reality garments can be used to problem ascribed meanings approximately femininity.

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