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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We do get to learn about Anthony, particularly to understand her roots and the milieu which helped shape her ideas. Focuses on how feminism impacted fashion and how fashion influenced feminism. These 9 locations in Victoria: Liptsick of Wollongong Library. Other editions – View all Fresh Lipstick: This book is not yet featured on Listopia. University of Sydney Library.

So basically I nodded a lot and it was like her preaching to the choir. The illustrative examples-from flappers to Twiggy to body-piercing-are often poignant, occasionally infuriating, but always illuminating revressing thought-provoking.

I was surprised by this book. Refresh and try again. You guessed it, the women of the American aristocracy.

Aug 09, Colleen rated it did not like it. Her focus was not on the best known characters such as Susan B Anthony. Jen rated it liked it Jul 30, Lee rated it it was amazing Nov 25, A pretty good read though the author does seem to make some unfair generalizations about academics. Jul 07, sally rated it liked it. One of the more contentious arguments Scott makes is that fashion provides working class women especially with freedom and liberation.


Skip to main content. Erica rated it liked it Jul 04, We also get to see the great divide which carries through to today in the women’s movement. This is a theme that underpins much of Fresh Lipstickin fact. Plays devils advocate, exposing both viewpoints in an argument. Fashion is an important mode of personal expression, not an indication of submission. Home This editionEnglish, Book, Illustrated edition: These departments were often the largest, most influential and most profitable in their respective agencies — and were typically completely staffed by women.

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Click here to sign up. Feb 18, Jessica rated it it was amazing. She challenges feminists to move beyond appearances and to return their focus feminiism the true mission of the moment: Perhaps indirectly, this book details the difference between powerful idealists in social movements and those who actually make change happen.

fwminism Reading the popular image Ch. We were unable to find this edition in any bookshop we are able to search. A pointed attack on feminism’s requisite style of dress, Fresh Lipstick argues that wearing high heels and using hair curlers does not deny you the right to seek advancement, empowerment, and equality. The natural approach centered around eliminating sexuality Susan B. In order to set up a list of libraries that you have access to, you must first login or sign up.


Fresh Lipstick: Redressing Fashion and Feminism

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. I do like her explanation of how certain branches of feminism became antithetical to fashion, aand the tone of the book felt really weird to me. Published February 21st by St. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

Oct 31, Tonya rated it really liked it Shelves: Scott wants to put an end to the belief that American women have to wear a colorless, shapeless uniform to achieve liberation and equality. A deliberately uncomfortable accoutrement, it literally held women prisoner fashjon their clothes by making even basic movement all but impossible.

Public Private login e. Taking a decidedly demand-side view of the fashion industry reveals that successive iterations of feminine liberation have been accompanied by changes in fashion which echo the social progress. This single lipstjck in Australian Capital Territory: