Category Archives: Art 302

Chloe

***LOLITA*** My first experience dressing as a lolita was Halloween weekend in Las Vegas. I wanted to replicate an actual doll with huge eyes, pale face/ rosy cheeks, and small lips. It was my last night so I went to … Continue reading

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Living Dolls

The modern woman who allies herself with fashions newness in a struggle against natural decay represses her own reproductive powers, mimics the mannequin, and enters history as a dead object. Women often lose themselves to be become accepted by what society says … Continue reading

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Beauty and Culture Exhibit

This exhibit made me question what is considered beauty? is it models that are on magazine covers and extremely skinny people? Our society has made us believe that beauty is something that can be achieved. if you are not beautiful, … Continue reading

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The Eroticised Body

‘Dresssing up in Undress’ As underwear as outerwear became a fashion statement for women to embrace their sexuality, it also empowered women to do and wear as they please.  Although they were somewhat still controlled by society as to what form … Continue reading

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Alter Ego Proposal

Lolita Doll My altar ego will be a lolita- living doll. I’m choosing this because this is a trend in Japanese culture and i am curious to see how people will react to me here while I’m dressed as a … Continue reading

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Gender and Subversion

In highlighting difference, incongruity becomes another way of suggesting that things are not as they seem. Cross-dressing disguises one’s sexual identity and presents an outer appearance that does not match the inner reality of one’s sexual self. By the 1920s … Continue reading

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Fashion and Gender

Does your dress follow traditional gender rolls? No, although I do wear skirts and dresses, I’m usually in a pair of jeans and a basic top. How does your gender influence your apparel choices? My clothing is very feminine.  I … Continue reading

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