The Frontier Ethic of Anti-Fashion
Cynthia Rose, The Virgin Yearbook, 1980
THOUGH THE dictionary defines it as "the prevailing customs and usages of upper-class society, especially in dress", fashion is really a way to re-spell thievery. It is also a code-word for industry formidable energies are expended each year on convincing an insecure public that identity can be visually conferred upon them in exchange for cash.
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