Women in Clothes - Blue Rider Press

Posted by Susan Liane, The Smuggler's Daughter on 7/22/2015 to Book Reports
Women in Clothes is a book that is unlike any other I have ever read. The authors are listed as Sheila Heti, Heidi Julavits, Leah Shapton & 639 others. Yes, that is 639 other women including writers, activists and artists. Women in Clothes is based on a survey of more than 50 questions that was designed to provoke thought and discussion about some of the deeper reasoning and the broader impact of the clothing we choose to wear everyday. The answers reveal the complexity of style decisions and demonstrate how even our most basic clothing choices are the tools we use to re-create ourselves and the way others see us.

Are You Overdressed?

Posted by Susan Liane, The Smuggler's Daughter on 11/2/2013 to Book Reports
Every woman in America should read Elizabeth Cline's examination of the fashion industry because it shines a light on the true costs of the cheap clothes that we have been buying in great volume for over twenty five years. Whether environmental, economic, political or moral, the costs have been much higher than we have been willing to believe as we have spent less per item and yet acquired more volume in clothes at Old Navy, Target, Walmart and other large chain retailers across America.

Are you overdressed?
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