18 November, 2019

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Freedom To Dress As A Fried Egg

By Barbara Brownie –

My interest in costume and culture arose as an extension of my research at the University of Hertfordshire, where I have been a contextual studies lecturer since 2004. A key source of interest for me is that studies in fashion frequently draw upon issues of identity. Identity is fluid, and dressing is a matter of identity construction. Clothing is the means by which we create and express our sense of self. The wearing of clothes provides us with an opportunity to transform ourselves: to appear smarter, thinner, cuter, richer, more mysterious.

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    Talk of the Hijab. Wonder what the BBS would have to say about this madness.

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