Kathy Peiss
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Zoot Suit: The Enigmatic Career of an Extreme Style
10 Jun 2011 // 12:10 AM

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.

//Reviews

Today's Seriously Sagging Britches Have a Precedent in the Society Challenging 'Zoot Suit'
22 Sep 2011 // 2:10 AM

Kathy Peiss takes us back to a time whe “clothes make the man” led some to adopt a wild sartorial departure from the mainstream, and others to beat them viciously for it.

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St. Vincent, Beck, and More Heat Up Boston Calling on Memorial Day Weekend

// Notes from the Road

"With vibrant performances by artists including St. Vincent and TV on the Radio, the first half of the bi-annual Boston Calling Festival brought additional excitement to Memorial Day weekend.

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