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Fashion and Beauty

Women Getting Hair Done circa 1960

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Women getting their hair done circa 1960.
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Women getting their hair done circa 1960.

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On Gender Expression, Elementary School Fashion Rebellion, And Ill-Fitted Polo Shirts

It is a general truism that in a society which prioritizes one’s physical appearance over one’s personality, dressing outside of the established norm is often a form of social self-ruin. It is also a general truism that the delicate ecosystem of Jewish private school isn’t the place most conducive to experimentation with gender expression through clothing. 

Noam Green as a Child

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Author Noam Green photographed as a young child.

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Author Noam Green photographed as a young child.

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Galit Breen

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Writer Galit Breen.
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Writer Galit Breen.

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Debbie Stoller

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Writer, editor, publisher, founder of Stitch ‘n Bitch, and designer, Debbie Stoller.

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Writer, editor, publisher, founder of Stitch ‘n Bitch, and designer, Debbie Stoller.

Pioneers of Plus Size Clothing

Enabling Style at Every Size

Lane Bryant and Nicolette Mason

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Lane Bryant and Nicolette Mason
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Lane Bryant and Nicolette Mason

Nicolette Mason, Fashion and Style Icon

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Nicolette Mason is a successful fashion and style blogger, contributing editor of Marie Claire, freelance consultant, and spokesperson for LGBTQIA rights and plus-sized fashion, based out of New York City and Los Angeles.
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Nicolette Mason is a successful fashion and style blogger, contributing editor of Marie Claire, freelance consultant, and spokesperson for LGBTQIA rights and plus-sized fashion, based out of New York City and Los Angeles.
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Lena (Lane) Bryant Maslin

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Lena (Lane) Bryant Maslin.
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Lena (Lane) Bryant Maslin.

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Nicolette Mason

Body-positive blogger Nicolette Mason has become a leader in creating and celebrating fashion for women of all sizes and shapes.

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