Articles tagged kathy peiss

Zoot Suit: The Enigmatic Career of an Extreme Style

Los Angeles’s 1943 “zoot suit riot” may be the only time in American history that fashion was believed to be the cause of widespread civil unrest.

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23 Mar 2009 // 3:05 AM

The Powder & The Glory

The Powder & The Glory follows the intertwined careers of Elizabeth Arden and Helena Rubenstein, settling for well-researched timelines and superficial correlations.

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PopMatters is on a short summer publishing break. We resume Monday, July 6th.

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"PopMatters is on a short summer publishing break. We resume Monday, July 6th.

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