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#Review: Le plus beau métier du monde

Miriam Odoni , September 25th, 2018

Giulia Mensitieri’s book “Le plus beau métier du monde” Dans les coulisses de l’industrie de la mode examines labor in the cultural and creative industries. Analyzing fashion as…


Why Are Some Caves Full of Shoes?

Stephen E. Nash , August 1st, 2018

I’ve spent a good chunk of my life hiking the U.S. Southwest, and I’ve kicked my share of sharp rocks and prickly cactuses as I’ve walked across hot…


Do Clothes Make a Messiah?

Joan Taylor , March 29th, 2018

[no-caption] Livioandronico2013/Wikimedia Commons This article was originally published at The Conversation and has been republished under Creative Commons. Over the past few decades, the…


Fame, femininity, financial vitriol: a methodology of Kommercial success

guestanthropologist , February 15th, 2018

by Mac Spencer We begin at one of this century’s most infamous ascents to celebrity status, which I assume needs little retelling. In 2007, a leaked sex tape…

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Book Review: Personal Style Blogs: Appearances That Fascinate by Rosie Findlay

Rose Deller , February 15th, 2018

In Personal Style Blogs: Appearances That Fascinate, Rosie Findlay analyses the development of personal style blogs from their early origins, situating this sub-genre of fashion blog within a ‘l…

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Fat Consequences

Alexandra Frankel , January 24th, 2018

Obesity is about more than stigma, it is about exceeding one’s social space. Diabetes foot clinic, Apia, Samoa Looking over the shoulder of Sina, the only podiatrist in…

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Five years after deadly factory fire, Bangladesh’s garment workers are still vulnerable

cultureandcapitalismblog , December 11th, 2017

by Geert De Neve and Rebecca Prentice (Previously posted on The Conversation UK.) Five years ago last month, in November 2012, a fire in the Tazreen Fashions factory…

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Is it time for Finnish celebrities to save the black girls of a “developing country”?

Liina Mustonen , October 10th, 2017

Is it time for Finnish celebrities to save black girls of a “developing country”? This is the question that might occur to someone familiar with post-colonial studies observing…


LOOK AT ME! – Das Schaufenster eines der ältesten Werbemedien

Kl_Ki , September 17th, 2017

Part II   Tatsächlich sucht die Kunst der Decoration ihresgleichen. Denn es gibt hierzulande nicht mehr viele Kaufhäuser/ Stors, die ihre Waren so aufwendig und ohne reine Produktpräsintation…


LOOK AT ME! – Das Schaufenster eines der ältesten Werbemedien

Kl_Ki , September 16th, 2017

Part I   Andy Warhol und Dali haben schon Schaufenster gestaltet. Heute heuern noch die wenigsten Unternehmen kreative Dekorateure an. Doch wer es sich dann doch traut, im Schaufenster Geschichte…


Muslim Dandies

Chelsea Horton , September 8th, 2017

For some Muslim men, dress offers a form of racial and religious resistance and redemption. Typically, when we talk about Islam and fashion the focus is on women….

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The Continuous Labor of Fashion 

Chelsea Horton , September 8th, 2017

At New York Fashion Week models, bloggers, and photographers are always on. It’s easy to hate the bloggers. At New York Fashion Week, the premier semi-annual industry event…

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Chelsea Horton , September 8th, 2017

A brief tale of corsetry. Corseting in the popular imagination is rife with myths: it was a distinctly upper-class practice; women frequently died from having their laces tied…

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To Dwell in Seams

Chelsea Horton , September 8th, 2017

Fashion as Buried Forms of Diasporic Memory I keep returning this one memory. As a kid, I go down the steps to the basement of my parent’s New…

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About a Boy and a Wig Curler

Chelsea Horton , September 8th, 2017

Archaeological small finds can tell us a great deal about how status, gender, and identity are situated in and on the body. In December 1759, John Page noted…

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The Many Hands Shirt: Reuniting a Family and an Heirloom

Stephen E. Nash , May 11th, 2017

In late 2013, I got an out-of-the-blue call from Stella Iron Cloud, a member of the Oglala Lakota (a.k.a. Oglala Sioux) Tribe of South Dakota. She asked if…


How Babywearing Went Mainstream

Sara Toth Stub , May 3rd, 2017

Baby carriers—an ancient tool adapted to modern times—offer parents a way to bond with their child and express their individuality. Michelle Jones/SAPIENS Danielle Gold has 18 baby carrie…


Antropología de la moda

Gabriela Vargas-Cetina , March 1st, 2017

Premios Oscar 2017. Foto editada a partir de una imagen tomada de la televisiónUna actriz y un actor se dirigen hacia el público para develar uno de los…

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How Will the Power of the Pussyhat Endure?

Elisa Sobo , January 30th, 2017

Pussyhats—pink, handcrafted caps with cat-like ears that were worn during the Women’s March on Washington and in supporting women’s marches around the world—are more than just a visual…


Native by Design

Lindsay M. Montgomery , January 10th, 2017

Who has the right to manufacture, sell, wear, or display objects and designs that come from or are inspired by Native Americans? Alannah Giannino/Flickr In March 2016, Denver,…


‘Epitome of feminism’: the rise of the social phenomenon of trendy hijabistas

Assma Youssef , October 31st, 2016

Feminism is not an immutable and easily-defined concept. It is conditioned by culture, religion, politics, education and other social factors. The secular-humanist approach to feminism has long domina…


The Way Trump Wears His Hat

Stephen E. Nash , October 21st, 2016

The Republican nominee for president, Donald Trump, is a self-proclaimed billionaire and (apparently) a successful businessman. Yet he claims to be a champion of the disenfranchised working class….


Creating African Fashion Histories

Haidy Geismar , June 11th, 2016

Via Helen Mears, Keeper of World Art, Royal Pavilion and Museums, Brighton A conference hosted by Royal Pavilion & Museums, with the Sussex Africa Centre / University of Sussex, and…

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The jacket

The Anxious Anthropologist , January 20th, 2016

I’m trying a new strategy at work to raise my oomph and improve my legit appeal. I’m no slouch when it comes to sparring about ideas, concepts and…

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