publication . Article . 2016

Dress anxiety

Salecl, Renata;
Open Access
  • Published: 01 Jun 2016 Journal: Critical Studies in Fashion & Beauty, volume 7, pages 3-17 (issn: 2040-4417, eissn: 2040-4425, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Intellect
  • Country: United Kingdom
Abstract
Each of the contributions to this issue addresses the interplay between conformity and transgression or resistance involved in fashion and fashion choices. Using a range of disciplinary perspectives and critical frameworks, they each explore particular aspects of how the laws of fashion are established, maintained and negotiated, and the social, psychical or political consequences of such negotiations.\ud \ud This introductory article examines fashion anxiety, in particular the wedding-dress anxieties reported by women on Internet forums. Although anxiety about dress as self-presentation in relation to the written and unwritten rules that govern our positioning ...
Subjects
free text keywords: law
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