The French Revolution and its effects on the clothing of the upper class is well documented, a touchstone for the concepts of protest dress, trickle-up fashion, political fashion, and more. Although I couldn't find a caption for the cover image (just a copyright note), the red phrygian cap...

Do you think the specter of punk has been overemphasized in discussions of your designs? How significant a place do you assign to punk fashion, however you might define that, in your entire body of work? I don't think punk fashion is a specter or overemphasized—it made a big impression, as...

It seems as if we have another political fashion icon across the pond. While Michelle Obama still has the throne here, the world is now watching what the future Princess Kate Middleton wears. In the recent engagement photos that were released last week, Kate is wearing a white dress by British...

(Who knew?) Inspired by politics, fashion, and everything in between, Sally Singer has collaborated with nail artist Maki Sakamoto for NOWNESS to design five manicures and explain the thought processes behind them. Sakamoto and Singer's creations run the gamut from delicate and trendy to a...

So it stands to reason that pantsuit tees and pro-woman throw pillows would be a key component of her political strategy. (It's also no coincidence that the Republican most eagerly pursuing millennials—Rand Paul—is the only one hawking mock-ironic schwag like a $100 "Hillary Hard...

. Designer- High School of Fashion Industries Stefanie Iris Weiss is the author of "Eco-Sex: Go Green Between the Sheets andMake Your Love Life Sustainable" (Ten Speed Press/Crown Publishing, 2010) and eight other books. Stefanie keeps her carbon footprint small in New York City, where she...

We haven't seen a political fashionable movement like this since Jackie O. With the entire world looking at her, it's almost her duty to bring it everywhere she goes. Her style is bold, sophisticated, and full of attainable glamour. No boring power suits for this First Lady! Michelle Obama...

The Time 100 Gala is a prestigious event attended by the most influential people from different branches of society from politics, fashion, entertainment and more! It's also the event where fashionable men and women put their best foot forward in the outfits they wear. Of course, we, at Waleg,...

of theJournal of Fashion Marketing and Management entitled "Men at Work: Communicating Identities." I've also completed a co-authored article from my dissertation on appearance labor/punk dress in the workplace that is being reviewed by a journal at this time. Tove is presenting "Steal This...

on Worn Through we have generally covered "protest fashion" by looking at how protestors present themselves while participating in social uprisings, statements, and sit-ins. Our contributors have written thoughtful and insightful posts, such as Tove Hermansson's work on secondhand clothing as...

 

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