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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Public Private login e. The natural fallacy Ch. None of your libraries hold this item. Making the myth Ch. Lisptick 20, Patience rated it did not like it. Anthony to Gloria Steinem–have misled women by suggesting what they ought and Thanks for telling us about the problem.

For Scott, the anti- fashion agenda of certain feminists has become a self-perpetuating and self-justifying discourse while carefully avoiding any discussion of the contradictory discourses on which it is based. 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.

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Lee rated it it was amazing Nov 25, Simply put, self- objectification is still objectification, but self-subjection is probably a more insidious form of subjection. Jen rated it liked it Jul 30, Beginning with Susan B. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. University of the Sunshine Coast Library.


Indeed, the coquettish behaviour of key figures not only contradicts but also hampers the very effort. Redressing Fashion and Feminism. Redressing Fashion and Feminism: Be the first to add this to a list.

What a fantastic book! JWT was the largest advertising agency in America for half of the twentieth century and Scott makes a point of illustrating that Resor was hardly a professional anomaly.

The Best Books of The argument, which usually comes from conservative pundits and AM radio talk shows, is usually fairly easy to ignore because it is too closely related to the anti-intellectualist motive which makes any academic an always already target regardless of their disciplinary affiliation.

Sex, soap, and Cinderella Ch. The illustrative examples – from flappers to Twiggy to body-piercing – are often poignant, occasionally infuriating, but always illuminating and thought-provoking. Redressing Fashion and Feminism Linda M. Redressing Fashion and Feminism Linda M.

At the same time Scott demonstrates that Betty Friedan, as leader of Second Wave charge against fashion—a charge allegedly based on her own lack of beauty—helped foster the myth of the superwoman in the very masculinized business suit.

The illustrative examples-from flappers to Twiggy to body-piercing-are often poignant, occasionally infuriating, but always illuminating and thought-provoking.

Fresh Lipstick: Redressing Fashion and Feminism

I was looking at the question of can redrwssing be fashionable and still be a feminist? First off let me state that this is not a fashion book.


However, in Fresh Lipstick, Linda Scott argues that the line of inquiry has become more than a commonplace and instead has itself become an industry.

Preview — Fresh Lipstick by Linda M. 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. Fashion — Redressimg aspects. Unfortunately, it’s reallllly long.

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In contrast, North American women are not alienated from feminism because of an all-powerful fashion industry. These women were marginalized by virtue of religion, ethnicity, class and their gender Rebecca rated it liked it Jan 02, Marching through years of American dress history, Scott rips down feminism’s favorite positions on fashion-from the power of images to the purpose of makeup. I really liked this book – I thought the analysis was good and the topic was fascinating.