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15 April 2020DRESSED TO IMPRESS: codes and messages in the language of clothes

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DRESSED TO IMPRESS: codes and messages in the language of clothes Mary Alexander Wednesday 15 April 2020

Whatever the historical context, clothing and fashion have been used to denote wealth and status, or to differentiate between social groups and to display disaffection or affiliation, often interpreted though complex and subtle visual codes.  Through a wide ranging selection of historical and contemporary examples of male and female dress, paintings, portraits, photographs and advertisements, this two lecture SID will encourage new ways of interpreting these codes.