By Jeanette Kennett, Jessica Wolfendale

If you happen to simply can't come to a decision what to put on, this enlightening advisor will lead you thru the varied and occasionally contradictory facets of style in a chain of energetic, pleasing and considerate essays from well-known philosophers and writers.

A specific and enlightening perception into the underlying philosophy in the back of the ability of fashion
Contributions deal with concerns in type from numerous viewpoints, together with aesthetics, the character of favor and fashionability, ethics, gender and id politics, and design
Includes a foreword by way of Jennifer Baumgardner, feminist writer, activist and cultural critic, editor of Ms journal (1993-7) and normal contributor to significant women's magazines together with Glamour and Marie-Claire

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8 Turn the halter right side out, try it on, and tie the ends at the back of your neck. 9 Poke or snip a small hole 1" from the top point on the front. 5 Fold the cord from step 1 in half and thread the loop through the hole. Thread the ends of the cord through the loop and pull tight in a cow hitch knot. 6 variation „ For a no sew version, use a fitted shirt, or lace or tie up the back to tighten. ) 51 Generation T 52 beyond fashion 12 T wrap it up (kimono-inspired tank top) he traditional Japanese kimono is T-shaped,, and d the fabric is sewn, dyed, and d decorated by hand.

Flip the shirt over and do the same on the back layer. 3 Sew a small whipstitch along the pinned areas in the front and the back, removing the pins as you go. 4 Thread one of the drawstrings through the outer end of one of the front tubes and back toward the armhole through the back tube. Turn the T-shirt right side out. 5 Tie the ends (to create a small gathered circle at the top of each shoulder) and snip any excess fabric. 6 Repeat steps 5 and 6 on the opposite shoulder. 7 variation „ Use ribbons instead of drawstrings at the shoulders.

Cut off the hem on the two resulting strips of fabric. Set aside. ) 3 Fold down the two top edges 2½" and pin. Use a running backstitch to create a seam 2" from the fold. Remove the pins. 7 43 Generation T 44 beyond fashion Place the front and back panels together, right sides facing. Line up the bottom hems, trim the bottom of the armholes so that they match, and pin together the two layers along the side edges. 8 Attach a safety pin to one of the strips (from the back panel) and thread it through one side of the drawstring casing on the front panel and out through the center hole.

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