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Women in Clothes is a book unlike any other. It is essentially a conversation among hundreds of women of all nationalitiesand#151;famous, anonymous, religious, secular, married, single, young, oldand#151;on the subject of clothing, and how the garments we put on every day define and shape our lives.

It began with a survey. The editors composed a list of more than fifty questions designed to prompt women to think more deeply about their personal style. Writers, activists, and artists including Cindy Sherman, Kim Gordon, Kalpona Akter, Sarah Nicole Prickett, Tavi Gevinson, Miranda July, Roxane Gay, Lena Dunham, and Molly Ringwald answered these questions with photographs, interviews, personal testimonies, and illustrations.

Even our most basic clothing choices can give us confidence, show the connection between our appearance and our habits of mind, express our values and our politics, bond us with our friends, or function as armor or disguise. They are the tools we use to reinvent ourselves and to transform how others see us. Women in Clothes embraces the complexity of womenand#8217;s style decisions, revealing the sometimes funny, sometimes strange, always thoughtful impulses that influence our daily ritual of getting dressed.and#160;

Synopsis:

Author of the bestselling I Love Your Style Amanda Brooks shares her personal stories, and sartorial highs and lows, from a life in fashion, with beautiful, eclectic, and inspired photographs throughout.

Synopsis:

A beautifully illustrated ode to self-expression and personal style, featuring more than 225 contributors, edited by three critically acclaimed authors.

About the Author

Alexa Chung is a television personality and international style icon, and the co-host of the new daily music television program���Fuse News. She is also a contributing editor to British���Vogue���and has received numerous style awards, including the prestigious British Style Award, which she has won three years in a row. She lives in New York City.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780143124832
Author:
Chung, Alexa
Publisher:
Penguin Books
Author:
Julavits, Heidi
Author:
Lazarovic, Sarah
Author:
CFDA members
Author:
Shapton, Leanne
Author:
Brooks, Amanda
Author:
Heti, Sheila
Subject:
Essays
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20131031
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Illustrations:
4-color illustrations and photos with te
Pages:
352
Dimensions:
7 x 7 in
Age Level:
from 18

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Author of the bestselling I Love Your Style Amanda Brooks shares her personal stories, and sartorial highs and lows, from a life in fashion, with beautiful, eclectic, and inspired photographs throughout.
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A beautifully illustrated ode to self-expression and personal style, featuring more than 225 contributors, edited by three critically acclaimed authors.
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