That Was My Veil: Sartorial and Cosmetic Constructions of Resilience in Divorced Women

A research exploration of fashion and resilience by MA Fashion Studies graduate Kim Jenkins

Monthly Archives: October, 2012

Research Inspiration: Else Skjold

So I’m slowly coming to the conclusion that just about everything I admire about the emerging field of Fashion Studies is nestled in Scandinavia. Case in point: The research of … Continue reading

October 10, 2012 · Leave a comment

Princess Diana’s post-separation LBD, designed by Gianni Versace

A spotlight was cast upon Princess Diana in the wake of her dissolving marriage to Prince Charles. As she pulled her self together, Princess Diana conveyed an image of strength, … Continue reading

October 2, 2012 · Leave a comment

“The Divorce Empowerment Dress”, Burda Style

Here’s an example of divorce, DIY style. I recently stumbled upon a post on Burda Style, a website serving as a creative hub for women who sew, featuring a member … Continue reading

October 1, 2012 · Leave a comment