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Monika Bolino
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Fashion (Examining Pop Culture)

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Clothing is a form of expression; examining fashion trends in society can provide insight into how people view themselves and how they want to be perceived by others. Articles in this anthology explore the link between fashion and personal identity, what men's and women's fashion trends reveal about gender roles, and the fashion industry's role in dictating what's "in."
Hardcover, 174 pages
Published April 16th 2003 by Greenhaven Press (first published July 1st 2002)
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Can you imagine a time where women were arrested for having their stockings below their knees or for wearing pants? With today’s low-cut and laid-back fashions this seems nearly impossible.
Fashion: Examining Pop Culture by Monika Bolino describes the evolution and origin of clothing and much more. Some examples of the topics she covers in this book are The Origin of Jeans, Barbie’s and Britney Spears's Effect on Young Girls, The Importance of Dressing Like a Gentleman, The Origin of Suits, and
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