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Our digital age makes artistic collaboration easier than ever-and Women in Clothes is one of the great outcomes. Authors Sheila Heti, Heidi Julavits and Leanne Shapton conceptualized the book as an exploration of style and, through the Internet, invited others to participate; a total of 639 women contributed essays, poems and images and responded to a survey about their wardrobes.
The final product is a true tome of culture and sociology that attempts to unravel the complexity of garment choices, what emotions result from those decisions and, yes, the allure of the selfie. Let us break down why the project so unique: