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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Fashion and Resilience on the cover: Vanessa Paradis, April 2014

‘Make your own opportunities, don’t rely on others, take charge of your own life’: the new Vanessa Paradis is in great shape, in full control and utterly inspiring. -on Vanessa … Continue reading

April 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

More on the “Revenge Body” in the Media

Once again, the “revenge body” is being circulated through the media– this time with Khloe Kardashian. Her body is seen as lean and fit, and in the image provided in … Continue reading

October 1, 2013 · Leave a comment

Rules for Resilience: “Stacy London Tells Us What to Wear After a Breakup”

Once again, Fashionista.com has published an article on how women should dress themselves in the wake of a breakup. Pop stylist Stacy London was enlisted to offer a set of … Continue reading

July 29, 2013 · Leave a comment

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 … Continue reading

November 20, 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