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

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“That Was My Veil” Has Been Highlighted Amongst Parsons’ Newest Fashion Scholars!

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December 10, 2013 · Leave a comment

Enclothed Cognition: Fashion and Perception

Happy to see this article over at Not Just a Label, as they reflect on the psychological concept of “enclothed cognition”. While the concept seems pretty simple and intuitive, new … Continue reading

December 1, 2013 · Leave a comment

“Women happier than men after divorce, study finds”

I just stumbled across this new article published, which offers us new insight into the disparities regarding how men and women process divorce: Research published in the journal Economica has found that … Continue reading

July 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

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

And So It Begins.

My decision to research the wardrobe and cosmetic practices of divorced women started with a story from a former co-worker. She told me of her journey through a divorce, and … Continue reading

September 30, 2012 · Leave a comment