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Trappings: Stories of Women, Power, and Clothing

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What do you wear that makes you feel powerful? How about the woman next to you at the bank? In line with you at the store? Think about your mother. What would she put on to reveal her power source to the world? These are the questions that inspired Tiffany Ludwig and Renee Piechocki to embark on an interview journey across the United States. Over a period of six years, the ...more
Hardcover, 256 pages
Published October 17th 2007 by Rutgers University Press
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Phyllis
Dec 10, 2015 rated it liked it
This book compiles a project by the feminist collective Two Girls Working where they went around the United States photographing and interviewing women and girls from all walks of life about the clothing that made them feel powerful. When I got this book in the mail and flipped through it, I was kind of unimpressed--the project started in the mid-aughts, so I found a lot of the outfits a little dated, and since the focus was on the average woman (if such a thing exists), some of the clothes were ...more
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Recommended to me by Nicole. she said;" It was a project two women did - they went around the US interviewing women of all ages, asking the question: "What kind of outfit of article of clothing makes you feel powerful when you wear it?" It mentions an Alaskan female pottery artist who also HUNTS BLACK BEAR WITH A BOW. It blew my mind because she looks like a stereotypical librarian kind of lady".

So yeah I have to read this.
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