“Shocking Pink: Homophobia and Abject Marketing in the Digital Age” Conference Presentation: Fashion, Style & Queer Culture, May 20-22, 2021

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 Conference Abstract: “Shocking Pink: Homophobia and Abject Marketing in the Digital Age” Conference Presentation: Fashion, Style & Queer Culture, May 20-22, 2021 Dolce & Gabanna recently got into hot water with an advertising campaign that was so unbelievably tone deaf and racist, that it caused substantial business losses inRead more

Conference Presentations:

July 2021: (London UK) “The Hunger: Nascent Realities of Dematerialized Fashion Design & Consumption”  At the following conference: Re-Imagining Global Fashion Business: New Models, Values and Ideas, Thursday 22nd-Friday 23rd July 2021, Coventry University London. July 2021: (London U.K). “Cosmetics, Glamour and AIDS: Way Bandy, Scott Barrie and Halston” at theSartorial Society Series, U.K. Week 5: Trauma & the Legacies of Loss, 1st July 2021(Speakers: Lucy Adlington, Mark O’Connell & Kimberly Lamm) @SartorialSeries June 2021: (Cardiff, Wales) “Y Sin Embargo Te Quiero (And YetRead 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