Dressed in Dreams

Dressed in Dreams

A Black Girl's Love Letter to the Power of Fashion

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"Fashionista and pop culture expert Tanisha C. Ford investigates Afros and dashikis, go-go boots and hotpants of the sixties, hip hop's baggy jeans and bamboo earrings, and the #BlackLivesMatter-inspired hoodies of today ... [in] a story of desire, access, conformity, and black innovation that explains things like the importance of knockoff culture; the role of 'ghetto fabulous' full-length furs and colorful leather in the 1990s; how black girls make magic out of a dollar store t-shirt, rhinestones, and airbrushed paint; and black parents' emphasis on dressing 'nice'"--Dust jacket flap.
Publisher: New York :, St. Martin's Press,, 2019.
Edition: First edition.
ISBN: 9781250173539
Branch Call Number: 391 FO
Characteristics: 246 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm

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