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Fashion and Physique Symposium: Julia Twigg “Dress, Embodiment, and the Performance of Age”
Julia Twigg presenting “Dress, Embodiment, and the Performance of Age” at The Museum at FIT's 19th fashion symposium, Fashion and Physique, held on Friday, February 23, 2018.
The one-day symposium featured lectures and panels on topics such as the emergence of the plus-size fashion industry in the early twentieth century, the impact of popular culture on how we assess the female body, and fashion accessibility for the disabled in the technological age.
Julia Twigg is professor of sociology and social policy at the University of Kent, U.K. She has written widely on age, embodiment, and dress, and is the author of "Fashion and Age: Dress, the Body and Later Life."
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