Women in Clothes

Women in Clothes

Book - 2014
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An exploration of the questions we ask ourselves while getting dressed every day, and the answers from more than six hundred women.
Publisher: New York, New York : Blue Rider Press, a member of Penguin Group (USA), ©2014
ISBN: 9780399166563
Branch Call Number: 391.2019 WOM 2014
Characteristics: 515 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 23 cm


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May 12, 2019

Three female writers, including Sheila Heti, curate this original, well-illustrated, and clever book about, well, women and what they wear and why. They talk to hundreds of women; Kim Gordon, Lena Dunham, Heti are just a few of the names.

Jan 14, 2017

I found this endlessly fascinating. I am a female and seldom understand other women. This gave me some welcomed insight into the minds of the others. I can't usually dress how I like- since I've gotten older and physically damaged I feel like 'why bother' so the essay by the woman who seemed to have some physical differences-which she mentioned in passing-but who took much care to please herself with her clothes made me think about my own perspective a little differently. I should please myself. Which may seem obvious to many but although I accept the aging I'm not so old I expect to have deteriorated yet. Blah, blah- read this- information dense and represents most types of us. It would be great for the new young ones who don't have someone to guide them. Or just say "be you".

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