Tuesday, February 14, 2012

for Natalie, and all of us!

If the Clothes Fit: A Feminist Takes on Fashion



An article discussing attitudes toward fashion... heres a taste:

"Fashion, like so many other things associated primarily with women, may be dismissed as trivial, but it shapes how we’re read by others, especially on the levels of gender, class and race. In turn, how we’re read determines how we are treated, especially in the workforce—whether we are hired, promoted and respected, and how well we are paid. That most ordinary and intimate of acts, getting dressed, has very real political and economic consequences..."


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