All tagged Self-Fashioning
I took my glasses off. I wouldn’t be needing them. I picked up the white cane and practiced tracing shoulder-width arcs on the ground in front of me. For a moment, I was still sighted. Then, gripping the cane in my right hand and the smooth metal railing in my left, I walked along a corridor and entered the darkness.
The fashion world has often embraced Edith “Little Edie” Bouvier Beale as an icon of quirky, eccentric style. When Grey Gardens was first released, however, it left an overwhelmingly negative impression on many reviewers, who believed that the film took advantage of its vulnerable female subjects.