The Rumpus speaks to Sheila Heti, Heidi Julavits, and Leanne Shapton about Women in Clothes, a new collection of essays and art on the intricacies of femininity and clothing choices....more
Posts Tagged: fashion
My cousin and I are in matching dresses with purple buttons, lavender yarn in our braids. Our mothers take us to Sears Portrait Studio, where we sit together in front of a marbled blue sky. I’m into it, all of it....more
Canadian writer Ania Szado discusses the influence of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry and The Little Prince on her latest novel, Studio Saint-Ex, and developing characters based on personal insecurities....more
To many Americans, fashion is a frivolous distraction. To many women in Namibia, it’s an expression of identity hammered out of years of tradition, culture, colonialism, and genocide.
Catherine E. McKinley writes about it in fascinating detail for the Virginia Quarterly Review, with incredible photos by Thabiso Sekgala to match....more
Like a lot of men these days, the line between what I wear to go to work, to work out, and to sleep has gotten dangerously thin....more
“Every semester that I teach my underground music course, I ask my students what they think the word ‘indie’ means, and somebody inevitably gives the same answer: skinny pants.
I want to come clean here and tell everyone that I have never worn skinny pants; they look awful on me....more