A feminist fashion icon: Germaine Greer's paisley coat

  title={A feminist fashion icon: Germaine Greer's paisley coat},
  author={Petra Mosmann},
  journal={Australian Feminist Studies},
  pages={78 - 94}
  • Petra Mosmann
  • Published 2 January 2016
  • Art, Sociology
  • Australian Feminist Studies
ABSTRACT This article concerns Germaine Greer’s paisley coat, featured in Vogue and Life magazines in May 1971. Focusing on the coat disrupts how we locate Greer as a subject and women’s liberation as an event. The article explores the intersection of fashion and feminist movements by analysing Greer’s coat, its archive and by placing the coat in a conversation with Greer’s thoughts on fashion. Women’s liberation’s relationship with fashion has primarily been remembered through anti-fashion and… 

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