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November 10th, 2009 - 1:15 am § in Perfect Lines

(Saudi) Arabian Nights

The Saudi Gazette‘s Khadija Mesh’al As-Sulaimi did a little write up on the “emo” culture that’s sprung up in the country: Unlike the youthful rebellion of yesteryear, “Emo people” are much more difficult to define. Emo refers to a way of life which represents isolation[...]

October 5th, 2009 - 8:49 pm § in Perfect Lines

Fashion Fallout

When little kids get their first haircut, there’s usually crying involved. When Pete Wentz gets his hair cut (or shaven?), the crying apparently stops: [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FM6-BE5XZIQ] Take to the messageboards, Facebook feeds, and Twitter tweets, you FOB fanatics out there[...]

September 11th, 2008 - 12:05 am § in Perfect Lines

The Politics of Fashion

Naomi pointed me the way to this excellent piece by Thursday/United Nations’ Geoff Rickly on the MTV Headbanger’s Blog site on my previous post, and it got me thinking about the impact of fashion on culture. Rickly astutely notes the power of the image, and in doing so recalls Marshall M[...]



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