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Final Project: Bisexual Men and Fashion Claymation

  For my project I created a video about a topic many bisexuals can relate to, which is how to present oneself in public. In the video, Ben, my protagonist, is getting ready to go to a gay club. It… Continue Reading →

Final Project: Vanity Sizing and The Jeans Experiment

DT is a graduate student at Old Dominion University’s Institute for the Humanities. He earned his BA in English with an Emphasis in Journalism from Old Dominion. He is most interested with topics relating to sexuality, sex, and gender especially… Continue Reading →

Fashion Industry Funds Body Image Problems

  The fashion industry is an industry that is growing and changing all the time. Fashion is a way of expressing who you are throughout clothes and is considered a type of art form. Even if you don’t know a… Continue Reading →

Sizing Rebels

  Vanity sizing is an idea that has become the industry norm. It is the idea that the smaller the clothing number without corresponding to actual body sizes leads to higher body positivity. An idea that had the best intentions… Continue Reading →

Hidden Numbers: The History of Women’s Clothing Sizes in the U.S.

Table of Contents Intro This history of clothing sizing The history of modern clothing sizing Vanity Sizing Alternative Sizes Chart Other Resources   INTRO: Since the beginning of clothing history all garments were handmade. This was until the Industrial Revolution… Continue Reading →

Fashion in Fairytales and its Repercussions

  Fairytales.  Beloved, well-known stories of princes, princesses, and magic passed down by word of mouth through generations.  But fairytales are not as light and easy going as they may seem to be.  Stories that were once told to listeners… Continue Reading →

Body Image Activist: Ashley Graham

Ashley Ann Graham (Ashley Graham) was born on October 30, 1987, in Lincoln, Nebraska. She has become one of the most popular American models, especially for women who consider themselves ”plus-sized.” She is known for her body confidence and a… Continue Reading →

Our Bodies Reveal What We Conceal

Psychology focuses on the interaction between mind and behavior. How a person thinks, memory, and perception all affect a person’s behavior. The use of the body physically expresses the work of our brains. Body studies explores the relationship with the… Continue Reading →

Using Body Studies to Challenge the Plus Size Fashion Industry

The body is something some people are comfortable talking about while others do not have much interest. I think the body is something really interesting because we all embody ours in a unique way. I am currently studying fashion and… Continue Reading →

Mixing Business and Fashion: Women’s Professional Fashion

When you look at how women in professional settings, such as politics, business, or academia dress, you can notice a trend. A simple Google search of “professional women” results in countless images of women all in suits: pant suits, skirt… Continue Reading →

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