The chapters explore Indigenous ribbon work (a traditional craft that was recently on the This Educator earned all of this Summer Break #Survived Pandemic Teaching shirt Apart from…,I will love this national stage thanks to Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland), the politics of hair, cosplayers, heels for men, and more. Each section weaves in the history with interviews edited by Allaire. In the chapter about heels, he speaks with New York-based designers Henry Bae and Shaobo Han about their label Syro and how heels can be a celebration of queer identity, while also adding in the historical context that these shoes were originally designed for men. As it’s primarily a fashion book, striking visuals are peppered throughout.
This Educator earned all of this Summer Break #Survived Pandemic Teaching shirt, hoodie, tank top, sweater and long sleeve t-shirt
Though Allaire initially wanted to write a book just about Indigenous design, he’s grateful that he expanded this work to include cultures he’s not directly connected to. With each section, he got to learn about the This Educator earned all of this Summer Break #Survived Pandemic Teaching shirt Apart from…,I will love this triumphs of each group, but also the challenges still present. “In the modest fashion chapter, I focused on the hijab, though there’s obviously so much more to explore,” Allaire says. “Even in that realm, I learned so much about how modest fashion brands often exclude black or plus-size muslims. Each sector, there’s still a lot of work to be done.”