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Life, Death & Getting Dressed

A riveting, thought-provoking investigation of our vexed relationship
with clothes

Thinking we have nothing to wear is a familiar scenario for many – possibly most – women. We stand in front of wardrobes brimming with clothes and find that nothing in it feels quite right, nothing ‘works’, nothing magically makes us feel OK about ourselves. Although something new might fix it…


In short pithy chapters, Rebecca Willis strips this ‘wardrobe dysmorphia’ back to its bare bones and dissects the urge to keep on shopping. Dipping into subjects such as evolution, neuroscience, psychology, the patriarchy and body image, as well as sustainability and the history of fashion, she shows how our conflicted relationship with clothes has very little to do
with what’s actually in the cupboard.

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Pre-order your copy:

Pub date: 12th September 2024

Format: Hardback
ISBN: 9781915780102

Price: £16.99

About the author:

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Rebecca Willis

Rebecca Willis is a features journalist and writer. She worked at Vogue for 15 years and also at The Independent on Sunday.

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