Conference Presentations:

Good news! I will be presenting my research: “Shocking Pink: Homophobia and Abject Marketing in the Digital Age” at the Fashion, Style & Queer Culture Conference: May 20-22, 2021 https://drexel.edu/fashion-style/ #queertheory #fashiontheory Dec 2020: (Toronto, ON) Natural Dyes in Northeast America Conference, Royal Ontario Museum “Natural Practices: The Creative and Economic Autonomy Encoded Within Indigenous Dye Processes”. (Online due to Covid-19) December 2018: (Toronto, ON) Future Communications Conference 2018, York University/ Ryerson University, “Future Pioneers, Utilizing Historical Precedent as DesignRead more

“Browsing the Virtual Boutique with Baudrillard: The New Realities of Online, Device-Based, Fashion Design & Consumption” (2021)

Good news. I have a new article “Browsing the Virtual Boutique with Baudrillard: The New Realities of Online, Device-Based, Fashion Design & Consumption” (2021) being published in the special publication: the 3rd Special Issue: In Pursuit of Luxury Journal in collaboration with the Journal of Design, Business & Society.  Abstract Contemporary engagement with fashion is with slick simulacra, daydreams, and digital fantasies; an impossible promise of a beautiful, de-corporealized perfection. The virtualizing of fashion consumption has in turn dematerialized garments completely. Although late to the party,Read more