Fresh Lipstick: Redressing Fashion and Feminism by Linda M. Scott Ilya Parkins. Australian Feminist Studies. Volume 23, – Issue Fresh Lipstick has 94 ratings and 13 reviews. Fresh Lipstick shakes feminist fashion down to its M. Scott wants to put an end to the. In this strident, well researched and sometimes exhausting critique of the women’s movement’s strains of “antibeauty ideology,” Scott.
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Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. Jul 07, sally rated it liked it. Still, really interesting and I appreciated the different view of the women’s right to vote, feminism and women’s lib. Want to Read saving…. Johanna rated it fashikn was amazing Mar 15, This is an academic work, but the writing is still clear and very readable.
Refresh and try again. I highly recommend it for anyone fostering an interest in the history of the feminist movement, or how feminism helped to shape fadhion American fashion industry.
Erica rated it liked it Jul 04, To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. University of Technology Sydney. Making the myth Ch. Fresh Lipstick shakes feminist fashion down to its Birkenstocks. Login to add to list. Still, one of the things I found most interesting about Fresh Lipstick is how it challenges the anti commercial frminism associated with contemporary feminism.
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Fresh Lipstick: Redressing Fashion and Feminism by Linda M. Scott
The illustrative examples – from flappers to Twiggy to body-piercing – are often poignant, occasionally infuriating, but always illuminating and thought-provoking. I really liked this book – I thought the analysis was good and the topic was fascinating.
I was surprised by this book. Clothing and dress — Psychological aspects. I wish there were a better option covering the topic and maybe there is by now. Anthony’s prudish rejection of stylish Elizabeth Oakes Smith at the Women’s Convention, academic and upper-class feminists have consistently discredited women especially of lower classes who don’t fit the mold, Scott argues.
The Best Books of Remember me on this computer. A pointed attack on feminism’s requisite style of dress, Fresh Lipstick argues that wearing There are no discussion topics on this book yet. First off let me state that this is not a fashion book. Feminism produces the alienating discourse. You must be logged in to post a comment. Public Private login e.
Fresh Lipstick shakes feminist fashion down to its Birkenstocks. Scott, rejects this representation as pure fiction and details a history of feminism that is far more dubious — or at least class, race and appearance conscious.
Fresh Lipstick: Redressing Fashion and Feminism
In this strident, well researched and sometimes exhausting critique of the women’s movement’s strains of “antibeauty ideology,” Scott, an associate professor at the University of Illinois, argues that feminist doesn’t have to mean frumpy. Scott in Fresh Lipstick: The Power of Fashion.
Why is feminism so often about control rather than freedom, and why has it frssh so obsessed with an anti-fashion, anti-beauty anti-sex agenda? So exactly whose rights were these early feminists fighting for? This contrasted the servants uniforms which maintained a Victorian look and the lack redrsesing mobility which came with it, well into the twentieth century. Scott characterizes early feminists as wealthy, and upper middle class, Caucasian women mainly concerned with improving the social standing of wealthy and upper middle class Caucasian women.
Things make more sense now.
Unfortunately, it’s reallllly long.