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Re: Letīs celebrate men in dresses
« Reply #150 on: May 25, 2011, 11:29:53 pm »
Adam Lambert




oh, I like Adam. What a singer! And I love the way he dresses.

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Re: Letīs celebrate men in dresses
« Reply #151 on: May 25, 2011, 11:37:23 pm »
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Re: Letīs celebrate men in dresses
« Reply #152 on: May 25, 2011, 11:42:00 pm »
oh, I like Adam. What a singer! And I love the way he dresses.

Yeah! I like him a lot too. And, he certainly has an amazing voice.  Actually, my Mom is the really big Lambert fan in my family.  She was the one who followed him from the very beginning of Idol.  Anyway, good for him trying to continue the glam tradition.
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Re: Letīs celebrate men in dresses
« Reply #153 on: May 25, 2011, 11:42:21 pm »
I like this one

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Re: Letīs celebrate men in dresses
« Reply #154 on: May 25, 2011, 11:44:15 pm »
Yeah, there was such a long tradition of dressing little boys in girls' clothing.  Really quite fascinating... given that it was a very conservative (upper-bourgeois and upper class) type of tradition.

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Re: Letīs celebrate men in dresses
« Reply #155 on: May 25, 2011, 11:46:11 pm »
Yeah! I like him a lot too. And, he certainly has an amazing voice.  Actually, my Mom is the really big Lambert fan in my family.  She was the one who followed him from the very beginning of Idol.  Anyway, good for him trying to continue the glam tradition.
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Your mum and I should hook up  :laugh:

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Re: Letīs celebrate men in dresses
« Reply #156 on: May 25, 2011, 11:48:16 pm »
Yeah, there was such a long tradition of dressing little boys in girls' clothing.  Really quite fascinating... given that it was a very conservative (upper-bourgeois and upper class) type of tradition.


Do you know if there is a lot of literature out there written on this subject?

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Re: Letīs celebrate men in dresses
« Reply #157 on: May 25, 2011, 11:56:38 pm »
Do you know if there is a lot of literature out there written on this subject?


I actually think my Mom acquired her taste for things like this through me. :)  Kind of interesting.  But, yeah, she is a huge Lambert fan! Yay Mom!  8)

And, I like him too - definitely.

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Re: Letīs celebrate men in dresses
« Reply #158 on: May 25, 2011, 11:59:21 pm »
Do you know if there is a lot of literature out there written on this subject?


Hmmm, I'll have to think about it... but I can think of lots of images (old photos, old painted portraits, etc.) where this old tradition is prominent.  Tomorrow when I'm at work I'll post some more examples.  Actually, having the museum's image database will be helpful for this.

And, it truly is an upperclass/ upper-middleclass tradition... and not at all counter-culture.

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Re: Letīs celebrate men in dresses
« Reply #159 on: May 27, 2011, 01:54:42 pm »
I tried to find a photo of Vincent Cassel as the Duc d'Anjou wearing a dress in the movie Elizabeth, but haven't found one yet.
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