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With Fashion Week and its ancillary events around town, Hazel Clarka professor in the MA Fashion Studies Program and research chair of Fashion at Parsons The New School for Design and the co-author of The Fabric of Cultures: Fashion, Identity, and Globalization  (Routledge, 2008) visits each Thursday in February series to talk about fashion:  what we're wearing, what it says about us, how we're talking about it, and what we're doing with it.

 

Fashion Month: Forging Identities

Thursday, February 21, 2013

Hazel Clark, a professor in the MA Fashion Studies Program and research chair of Fashion at Parsons The New School for Design and the co-author of The Fabric of Cultures: Fashion, Identity, and Globalization, continues the February series on New York's place in the global fashion picture. This week: Fashion forging personal and national identities.

Give us a reading of your "clothing identity." What are your clothes saying about who you are? How do they define your personal or group identity?

 

 

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Fashion Month: Social Change

Thursday, February 14, 2013

As Fashion Week wraps up, Hazel Clarka professor in the MA Fashion Studies Program and research chair of Fashion at Parsons The New School for Design and the co-author of The Fabric of Cultures: Fashion, Identity, and Globalization  (Routledge, 2008) continues the February series on fashion with a look at social changes play out in what we wear, from "haul videos" to new fashion icons.

Who's your fashion icon?  Do you deliberately model your style on someone else's? Michelle Obama? Snookie? Someone you saw on the subway last week?

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Fashion Month: New York's Fashion Industry

Thursday, February 07, 2013

As Fashion Week gets underway, Hazel Clarka professor in the MA Fashion Studies Program and research chair of Fashion at Parsons The New School for Design and the co-author of The Fabric of Cultures: Fashion, Identity, and Globalization  (Routledge, 2008) kicks off the February series on New York's place in the global fashion picture.

Tell us the story of the most recent article of clothing you've purchased --

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