“[..] the relationship between identity and clothing is not fixed and predetermined; instead, identities are constructed in a process of both choosing and wearing clothing. In this process, we [women] are not considering our identities in an abstract sense not philosophy over ‘who I am’ through grandiose theory, but are defining our identities through specific items of clothing.”

(Woodward 2007: 13)

HIDDEN PREFERENCES AND UNCONSCIOUS DESIRES

Date: 23 March  2015
Category: clothing identity

A while ago I bought ‘Buyology’, a book about the multitude of subconscious thoughts, feelings and desires that drive our purchasing decisions and motivates us to…

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AGENCY IN STYLING MY (CLOTHING) IDENTITY ISLAMIC PROOF

Date: 23 February  2015
Category: photoshoot

‘Agency’ is a term my students often have a lot of trouble understanding. During one of the class’ discussions, my students came up with a…

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SARTORIAL LANGUAGE

Date: 16 February  2015
Category: photoshoot

A little over a year ago I decided to stop buying clothes. As in, I decided to no longer buy more than is needed. My…

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