Sheila Heti, Heidi Julavits, Leanne Shapton, Mary Mann, others – Women in Clothes

Women in Clothes is a book unlike any other. It is essentially a conversation among hundreds of women of all nationalities – famous, anonymous, religious, secular, married, single, young, old – on the subject of clothing, and how the garments we put on every day define and shape our lives.

It began with a survey. The editors composed a list of more than 50 questions designed to prompt women to think more deeply about their personal style. Writers, activists, and artists including Cindy Sherman, Kim Gordon, Kalpona Akter, Sarah Nicole Prickett, Tavi Gevinson, Miranda July, Sasha Grey, Lena Dunham, and Molly Ringwald answered these questions with photographs, interviews, personal testimonies, and illustrations.

Even our most basic clothing choices can give us confidence, show the connection between our appearance and our habits of mind, express our values and our politics, bond us with our friends, and function as armor or disguise. They are the tools we use to reinvent ourselves and to transform how others see us. Women in Clothes embraces the complexity of women’s style decisions, revealing the sometimes funny, sometimes strange, always telling impulses that influence our daily ritual of getting dressed.

PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying PDF will be available in your Audible Library along with the audio.

Author: Sheila Heti, Heidi Julavits, Leanne Shapton, Mary Mann, others
Narrator: Gabra Zackman, Karen Sepulveda, Keisha Zollar, Fred Berman, Soneela Nankani, Nancy Wu, Emily Woo Zeller, Dara Rosenberg, Erin Moon, Piper Goodeve, Julia Farhat, Saskia Maarleveld
Duration: 19 hours 14 minutes
Released: 18 Jul 2008
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
Language: English

User Review:

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Everyone should read this! Women: for a better understanding of ourselves & Men: for a better understanding of who women are. Thank you for such an open and honest read.