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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The “Revenge Body” in the Media: Caroline Wozniacki

It’s been interesting to see the “revenge body” situating itself in the media as a phenomenon aiding women in fashioning resilience. The “revenge body” has become a recipe for resilience, … Continue reading

June 9, 2014 · Leave a comment

Boosting Confidence Through Clothing for Men

Boosting Confidence Through Clothing for Men Recipes for fashioning resilience and confidence is not only for women- a blog article was recently published to offer men guidance in using clothing … Continue reading

December 24, 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

That’s a Wrap! How the End of DVF’s Marriage Marked the Beginning of Her Business

Although I was evacuated from my home this past week (I’ve since been able to return), Hurricane Sandy wasn’t able to wash away my inspiration! I was pleased to see … Continue reading

November 8, 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