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Body décor and non-mainstream couture - Why do some of us do what most of us don’t?

April 2006 - Body décor and non-mainstream couture - Why do some of us do what most of us don’t?This feature will explore the way we conform, and don’t conform: what we wear; how we decorate our bodies with jewellery, piercings and tattoos; our makeup; our hair styles. And why do modern Western people sometimes adopt tribal forms of decoration?

Not just in Fairytopia ...
by Judith Ireland - 3/05/2006 - 5 comments
Enhancing our identity-deprived lives
by Jane Rankin-Reid - 24/04/2006 - 4 comments
Tattoo you?
by Rose Cooper - 12/04/2006 - 6 comments
Body modification as self-mutilation by proxy
by Sheila Jeffreys - 10/04/2006 - 23 comments
Don't try this at home: extreme body make-overs
by Virginia Tressider - 7/04/2006 - 13 comments
My body, my art
by Paul Taçon - 5/04/2006 - 12 comments
A statement of identity
by Paul Taçon - 3/04/2006

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