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Medical Devices as Dress: A Type 1 Diabetes Case Study

Sandra Lee Evenson

University of Idaho Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion Volume 3 : The United States and Canada

Bloomsbury Academic, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...Many medical devices such as walkers, hearing aids, orthotic shoes, pressure stockings, and joint braces can be classified as items of dress that support management of chronic and temporary physical illness. People diagnosed with type 1...

Hard(core) Images: Orlan’s Carnal Art, the Monstrous-Feminine, and Spectatorship

Kate Ince

Kate Ince, Lecturer in French Studies, University of Birmingham Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Orlan : Millennial Female

Berg Publishers, 2000

Book chapter

...How Do I Look? The acclaimed transsexual and cultural theorist Sandy Stone makes the following comment on the relationship between performer and audience established by Orlan’s surgical project ‘The Reincarnation of Saint Orlan’: ‘It’s...

Ben de Lisi

Designer biography

...Ben de Lisi was born in 1955 in Long Island, New York. Prior to becoming a fashion designer, he studied sculpture and painting at the Pratt Institute of Fine Arts, Brooklyn, between 1973 and 1977. Fashion ran in his family, with both his...

Operations of Redress: Orlan, the Body, and its Limits

Kate Ince

Kate Ince, Lecturer in French Studies, University of Birmingham Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Orlan : Millennial Female

Berg Publishers, 2000

Book chapter

...Everything came to me from elsewhere, then?Probably. And yet, however rhapsodically crafted it is, I put on the text this work has produced. Let anyone who will explain the paradox; the dress is made of bits and pieces, and yet I wear...

Intelligent Textiles

Bradley Quinn

Bradley Quinn is an author, journalist and independent scholar with expertise in fashion, textiles and design. His books include Techno Fashion, The Fashion of Architecture, Chinese Style, Scandinavian Style and Mid-century Modern. As his survey of fashion and textile technology charts recent developments, Quinn explores the furthermost boundaries of what the new generation of textiles can achieve. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion Volume 8 : West Europe

Berg, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...Intelligent textiles are fabrics designed to be programmable in order to produce data about the exchanges they facilitate and the changes they effect. They often have interwoven circuitry and technological parts, embedded sensors...

Conventional Work Dress and Casual Work Dress

Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion Volume 3 : The United States and Canada

Bloomsbury Academic, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...Clothing of men and women who lived and worked in the United States and Canada since the beginning of the nineteenth century through the start of the twenty-first century has presented a microcosm of societies’ changes. Agriculture...

Uniforms as Work Dress for Civilians and Military

Thomas S. Abler

Thomas Abler, University of Waterloo Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion Volume 3 : The United States and Canada

Bloomsbury Academic, 2010

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...Uniforms are distinctive but standard forms of dress associated with particular occupations and/or social institutions and either supplied or regulated by the associated institution. In donning a uniform one assumes a social role. Since...

Conventional Work Dress

Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion Volume 10 : Global Perspectives

Berg, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...Historically, climate and work environments are primary to the selection and production of work clothing, but safety concerns, economic and business climates, fashion, and ethics find a place in the clothing narrative of Western...