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The deceptive mirror: the dressed body beyond reflection. (2020)
Journal Article
RUGGERONE, L. and STAUSS, R. 2022. The deceptive mirror: the dressed body beyond reflection. Fashion theory: the journal of dress body and culture [online], 26(2), pages 211-235. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/1362704X.2020.1766228

This paper explores the role of the mirror in the act of getting dressed. It argues that in daily practices of dress/ing the predominance of the sense of sight in defining the experience of both dress and our self is materialized and enhanced by the... Read More about The deceptive mirror: the dressed body beyond reflection..

The feeling of being dressed: affect studies and the clothed body. (2016)
Journal Article
RUGGERONE, L. 2016. The feeling of being dressed: affect studies and the clothed body. Fashion theory [online], 21(5), pages 573-593. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/1362704X.2016.1253302

In sociological and cultural studies the relationship we have with our clothes has been mostly analyzed in terms of fashion and identity, with a focus on the ways in which we use clothing to represent ourselves to and in the world. The article argues... Read More about The feeling of being dressed: affect studies and the clothed body..

Talking about beauty: a study of everyday aesthetics among low-income citizens of Milan. (2015)
Journal Article
RUGGERONE, L. and JENKINGS, N. 2015. Talking about beauty: a study of everyday aesthetics among low-income citizens of Milan. Symbolic interaction [online], 38(3), pages 393-412. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1002/symb.166

This paper reports on research undertaken into the aesthetics of the everyday. As well as the subject matter of aesthetic philosophy, art criticism and of the sociology of art, beauty, and beautiful are of course very ordinary matters too. To shed li... Read More about Talking about beauty: a study of everyday aesthetics among low-income citizens of Milan..