"These informative essays trace our gay apparel from some suggestive costuming of the early 17th Century, through "out"-fits for mediated postfeminist identities, to clothing that is overt, politically affiliated and activist. Along the way are sumptuous full-color photographs of pieces from the exhibit, including an 18th Century dandy's suit, a sexually ambiguous lady's riding costume by Pierre Balmain, Jean Cocteau and Christian Bernard, a Gaultier's orange velvet dress for men with conical bosoms, and even activist drag from 1903."-Edge Edge "This is a splendid book on the only art everyone is involved with-fashion and clothing. It's superbly written and researched, and provides amazing illustrations."-OutSmart Magazine OutSmart Magazine Winner of the 2014 Milla Davenport Publication Award sponsored by the Costume Society of America. -- Milla Davenport Publication Award Costume Society of AmericaCríticas:
Winner of the 2014 Milla Davenport Publication Award sponsored by the Costume Society of America.--Milla Davenport Publication Award"Costume Society of America" (05/30/2014)
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Buchbeschreibung YALE UNIVERSITY PRESS Sep 2013, 2013. Buch. Buchzustand: Neu. 266x199x24 mm. Neuware - Includes contributions from some of the world's most acclaimed scholars of gay history and fashion. Englisch. Artikel-Nr. 9780300196702