Fresh Lipstick: Redressing Fashion and Feminism by Linda M. Scott Ilya Parkins. Australian Feminist Studies. Volume 23, – Issue Fresh Lipstick has 94 ratings and 13 reviews. Fresh Lipstick shakes feminist fashion down to its M. Scott wants to put an end to the. In this strident, well researched and sometimes exhausting critique of the women’s movement’s strains of “antibeauty ideology,” Scott.

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Taking a decidedly demand-side view of the fashion industry reveals that successive iterations of feminine liberation have been accompanied by changes in fashion which echo the social progress. It is time for the “plain Jane” dress code of the revolution to be lifted, allowing all women to feimnism, even those wearing makeup and Manolos.

Desirea rated it it was amazing Oct 19, Redressjng Marek rated it it was amazing Jan 16, I do like her explanation of how certain branches of feminism became antithetical to fashion, but the tone of the book felt really weird to me.

Edith Cowan University Library. Open to the public. A deliberately uncomfortable accoutrement, it literally held women prisoner within their clothes by making even basic movement all but impossible.


Per Scott both first and second wave feminists defined feminism in very narrow terms and deliberately excluded certain classes of women from the movement.

Fresh Lipstick: Redressing Fashion and Feminism

Lee rated it it was amazing Nov 25, Penyez rated it really liked it Aug 05, A pointed attack on rfesh requisite style of dress, Fresh Lipstick argues that wearing high heels and using hair curlers does not deny you the right to seek advancement, empowerment, and equality.

Johanna rated it it was amazing Mar 15, Feinism natural approach centered around eliminating sexuality Susan B. Scott details a history of feminism that is particularly exclusionary to women who fall outside of the feminist ideal — whatever that ideal happens to be at a given time.

We do get to learn about Anthony, particularly to understand her roots and the milieu which helped shape her ideas. City of Boroondara Library Service.

Fresh Lipstick: Redressing Fashion and Feminism by Linda M. Scott

Queensland University of Technology. These departments were often the largest, most influential and most profitable in their respective agencies — and were typically completely staffed by women. Australian Catholic University Library.

Jul 03, Aliah rated it really liked it. Tags What are tags? These 30 locations in All: Scott, with meticulous research, challenges the longstanding assumption that fashion and feminism exist in stark opposition to each other.


It seems necessary for women to become completely independent of men before we can truly develop a community where women are able fadhion work together rather than compete to become more equal.

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At the same time Scott demonstrates that Betty Friedan, as leader of Second Wave charge against fashion—a charge allegedly based on her own lack of beauty—helped foster the myth of the superwoman in the very masculinized business suit.

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She demonstrates that feminism’s dogged reduction of fashion to sexual objectification has been motivated by a desire to control other women, not free them. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam.

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