—scholarly publications.


book chapters

(Accepted for Publication) "Looking Fat in a Slender World: The Dialectic of Seeing and Becoming in Jen Davis' 'Eleven Years'" in Morna Laing and Jacki Wilson (eds.) Revisiting the Gaze (London: I.B. Tauris)

"Effortless Consumption: The "Anthropoloigie of a Brand-Focused Online Shopping Community" in Joseph Hancock, Gjoko Muratovski, Veronica Manlow, Anne Pierson-Smith (eds.) Global Fashion Brands: History, Luxury and Style (London: Intellect, 2015). 

"Fedora: Description, history and Use in the United States" in Mitchell D. Strauss and Annette Lynch (eds.) Ethnic Dress in the United States: A Cultural Encyclopedia (Lanhan, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2015). 


edited volumes

Special double issue, "The State of the Field: Theory & Method," co-edited with Marco Pecorari, The International Journal of Fashion Studies (Forthcoming, Spring 2018).


peer-reviewed articles

(Accepted for Publication, Forthcoming, 2019) "A History of Fashion Without Fashion: Recovering the Stout Body in the Digital Archive," Critical Studies in Fashion and Beauty, special issue, "Fashion Digital Memories," edited by Marco Pecorari. 

(Accepted for Publication, Forthcoming 2018) "Flattering the Figure, Fitting In: The Stoutwear Industry, 1915-1931," Fashion Theory: The Journal of Dress, Body and Culture.

"Fashion Plus: Pose and the Plus-Size Body in Vogue, 1986-1988" (Reprint and Translated into Russian), Russian Fashion Theory 46.1 (Winter 2017-2018).

"Fashion Plus: Pose and the Plus-Size Body in Vogue, 1986-1988," Fashion Theory: The Journal of Dress, Body and Culture 21.2 (January 2017): 175-199.

"The Brooklyn Flea: A model for counter-consumption?" Journal of Design Strategies, Special Issue, "Alternative Fashion Systems" 7.1 (2015)

"You are What you Wear: How Plus-Size Fashion Figures in Fat Identity Formation" (Reprint and Translated into Russian), Russian Fashion Theory 34.1 (Winter 2014-2015).

"Performing Vintage: The Cultivation and Dissemination of Vintage Sensibilities at the Brooklyn Flea," Canadian Review of American Studies 44.2 (August 2014).

"You are What You Wear: How Plus-Size Fashion Figures in Fat Identity Formation," Fashion Theory: The Journal of Dress, Body and Culture 18.1 (February 2014): 45-71. 

"Fashion or Dress? Fashion Studies Education and Pedagogy," CUADERNO 48 (Fall 2013): 113-127.

"What is Fashion Studies Anyway?" co-authored with Anya Kurennaya, Canon Magazine: The Magazine for the New School for Social Research (Fall 2010).


invited writing & reviews (in scholarly, peer-reviewed publications)

“Reinserting the Fat Body into Fashion History—A Reading List,” Art History Teaching Resources (November 30, 2018).

“Book Review: Contours of a Nation: Making Obesity and Imagining Canada (By Deborah McPhail, University of Toronto Press, 2017)," Fat Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Body, Weight & Society 7.3 (2018).

 reviews (in scholarly, peer-reviewed publications)

(In Production) "Book Review, Dress History: New Directions in Theory and Practice (Edited by Charlotte Nicklas and Annebella Pollen, Bloomsbury 2015)," The International Journal of Fashion Studies.

"Exhibition Review, Georgia O'Keeffe: Living Modern (Brooklyn Museum, March 3-July 23, 2017)," Textile History 48.2 (November 2017): 271-274. 

"Film Review, The First Monday in May (Directed by Andrew Rossi, 2016)," Journal of Curatorial Studies 5.2 (June 2016): 275-278.

"Exhibition Review, Beyond Measure: Fashion and the Plus-Size* Woman (8WSE, 13 January-February 3, 2016)," Textile History 47.2 (November 2016): 249-251.

"Exhibition Review, Faking It: Originals, Copies, and Counterfeits (The Museum at F.I.T., 2 December 2014-25 April 2015)," Fashion Theory: The Journal of Dress, Body and Culture 20.3 (April 2016): 369-375.

"Exhibition Review, Stephen Burrows: When Fashion Danced (The Museum of the City of New York, 22 March-28 July, 2013)," Fashion Practice 8.2 (November 2016): 335-338.

"Exhibition Review, David Bowie Is… (Victoria & Albert Museum, London, 23 March-11 August 2013)," Journal of Curatorial Studies 3.1 (February 2014): 139-143.


non-peer reviewed writing and op-eds

“Fashion and Politics: In Defense of the ‘I Voted’ Sticker,” Chicago Tribune (November 8, 2018)

"When Brands Use Plus-Size Models and Don't Make Plus-Size Clothes," Racked (June 5, 2018)

"New Study Finds the Average American Woman is Now Plus-Size," Psychology Today (September 22, 2016)

"Fashion Photography and the Feminist Aesthetics of Disgust," Psychology Today (September 20, 2016)

"Bare Faced, Glowing and Dewy," Psychology Today (September 17, 2016)

Designer Biographies: Todd Oldham, Jil Sander, Matthew Williamson, Moschino and Claude MontanaBloomsbury Fashion Photography Archive (November 2016).

"Fashion’s Footnote: Early Uses and Shifting Meanings of Plus-Size," Vestoj: The Journal of Sartorial Matters (April 2015).