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...Introduction: What Is This Unit About? African American dress has a vast history that reflects pain and triumph. The way that African Americans dressed was forced on them during slavery, which continued through the early 1900s, and in many...

Prints, Paints, and Crop-Tops: The Emergence of Afro-Diasporic Festival Fashion

Rachel Lifter

Rachel Lifter is Assistant Professor of Fashion Studies at Parsons School of Design, The New School, New York, USA. Her writing appears in Fashion Cultures Revisited (2013), Fashioning Professionals (Bloomsbury 2018), and Fashion Stylists (Bloomsbury forthcoming 2020). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Fashioning Indie : Popular Fashion, Music and Gender

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2020

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...Through analysis of festival fashion, the preceding chapter explored a transformation in indie in the twenty-first century: its fashioning, its feminizing, and its internationalization. And yet, like the slender indie guitar player...