Author Archives: Joe Gigante

Men’s Fashion: Stagnation and Change

In my early days of high school I found myself swept up into the cultural fever of the “scene” aesthetic, it being one of the prominent subcultures of my age group at the time. It was time to do away with my Hollister garb and try something different, something unique. I loathed to shop at […]

How We Think About Fashion: The City

Wendy’s curation is very focused on examining Elizabeth Wilson’s “Fashion and City Life,” my favorite reading for the week. The chapter explores the history of the city in terms of fashion and the reasons why we dress the way we do. While the reading focuses mostly on the early 20th century, much of it can […]