Fashioning White Femininity: The Ethnic Masquerades of Modern Fashion with Dr. Victoria Pass

by Dressed: The History of Fashion


July 28, 2020

During the 1920s and 30s, white fashion magazines and designers marketed ethnicity to white women as something that could be put on and taken off at will. Dr. Victoria Pass joins us to discuss the colonialist underbelly of modern fashion’s “ethnic masquerade” and its contemporary incarnations.

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