Dressing Up

  • Shane Adler
Part of the Women in Context: Development and Stresses book series (WICO, volume 2)


What one wears reveals more than just personal taste within the boundaries of current fashion. Clothing reflects personality and self-image; when worn, it becomes part of the body and symbolizes the individual. It also elicits the reaction that others will have to the wearer’s statement of identity.


Personal Taste Current Fashion Familial Attitude Lescent Girl Length Skirt 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1979

Authors and Affiliations

  • Shane Adler
    • 1
  1. 1.San FranciscoUSA

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