Dress Like A Woman

Dress Like A Woman

Working Women and What They Wore

Book - 2018
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At a time in which a woman can be a firefighter, surgeon, astronaut, military officer, athlete, judge, and more, what does it mean to dress like a woman? Dress Like a Woman turns that question on its head by sharing a myriad of interpretations across history. The book includes 300 incredible photographs that illustrate how women's roles have changed over the last century. The women pictured in this book inhabit a fascinating intersection of gender, fashion, politics, culture, class, nationality, and race. There are some familiar faces, including trailblazers Amelia Earhart, Angela Davis, and Michelle Obama, but the majority of photographs are of ordinary working women from many backgrounds and professions. With essays by renowned fashion writer Vanessa Friedman and feminist writer Roxane Gay , Dress Like a Woman offers a comprehensive look at the role of gender and dress in the workplace.
Publisher: New York : Abrams Image, 2018
Characteristics: 224 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
Copyright Date: ©2018
ISBN: 9781419729928
1419729926
Call Number: 391.2 DRESS

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