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

In the news: Vera Wang’s Black Bridal Collection

“That Was My Veil” indeed. I’m sharing a news post from the summer that featured Vera Wang’s presentation of an all-black bridal collection for Fall 2012 following the dissolution of her marriage:

http://www.ibtimes.com/vera-wangs-split-husband-foreshadowed-black-wedding-gown-collection-722255

Vera speaks specifically about her inspiration for the collection following her marriage here:

http://www.fashionologie.com/Vera-Wang-Black-Wedding-Dresses-Pictures-20128911?page=0,0,0#0

Whether or not psychology is at play for Ms. Wang with regards to negotiating her work as a designer and the significant experiences going on in her personal life, I plan to follow her fashions closely as a potential example of art imitating life.

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