Lapham’s Quarterly: Say Yes to the Stress

Lapham’s Quarterly

March 2020



Extract from Dressed: A Philosophy of Clothes

“So often the experience of womanhood seems constituted by the feeling of having failed to be a woman—being never quite feminine, fertile, thin, or beautiful enough to be equal to that title. Sometimes we barely feel at home in our own skin, let alone the shirts on our backs.”


Lapham’s Quarterly: Extract from Dressed