Hackett, Lisa J
Lisa J. Hackett is a Ph.D. Candidate in the department of Sociology at the University of New England in Armidale, New South Wales, Australia. Her thesis examines the reasons why women choose to wear 1950s style clothing in the current context. Her research incorporates material culture studies, fashion history, media, and popular culture. Her recent article “The size of the problem with the problem of sizing: How clothing measurement systems have misrepresented women’s bodies, from the 1920s to today” was published in Clothing Cultures in June 2018.
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ArticlesWearing clothing from the past is all the rage now. Different styles and aesthetics of vintage and historical clothing, original or appropriated, are popular with fashion wearers and home sewers. Social media is rich with images of anachronistic clothing and the major...Read more
ArticlesThe 1950s era appears to hold a nostalgic place in contemporary memories and current cultural practices. While the 1950s is a period that can signify a time from the late 1940s to the early 1960s (Guffey, 100), the era is often represented as a liminal space or dream world, mediated to reflect current desires. It is a dream-like world, situated half way between the mediated vision of the...Read more