Archive for: fashion

Superheroine Dress Code

Mainstream comics are getting less sexist, slowly.

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The Radiant Touch of Commerce

Glamor eats the self.

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Comics vs. Fashion Editorials

Mariano Vivanco’s fashion editorial “Retro-fitted” for Elle, as it relates to comics.

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Dystopian Fashion

Gattaca, Hunger Games, and how to be well-dressed for the coming totalitarian nightmare

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Seeing and Being Seen

Liu Bolin’s spread in Harper’s Bazaar, plus fashion, sexuality and superheroes.

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The World Fashioned

On the recommendation of Sharon Marcus, I recently watched The September Issue — a documentary about the making of the September 2007 issue of American Vogue. Ostensibly the film focuses on icy editor Anna Wintour, but as many reviewers have noted, the real star of the proceedings is stylist Grace Coddington, who tromps about the […]

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Desire Without Identity: An Interview With Sharon Marcus

I’m a huge fan of Sharon Marcus’ book Between Women: Friendship, Desire, and Marriage in Victorian England. I’ve already discussed the book in a couple of posts (here and here.) But I thought it would be fun to speak to Sharon herself, and she kindly agreed to an interview. We talked at the end of […]

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