This has been a very monochrome week, fashionwise. Green velvet waistcoat arrived, and I decided to keep it all green, along with hat, shirt, continental tie, and lipstick.
It’s been a rough week here. We had some faculty stresses, and I felt overwhelmed, so I decided to overdress the part, complete with velvet purple waistcoat, a handmade bowtie (made in South Africa by a friend!), and my newly re-lensed vintage pince-nez glasses, which make me feel like a queer black Teddy Roosevelt (minus … More Professor Plum | Tuesday, February 2, 2016
I was lucky enough to give a guest lecture at Roanoke College on race and fashion in a class of material culture. I may have begun the class by saying, “this fashion is as black and white as my heritage.”