Thanks to two hit adaptations of her books, the writer has had a big impact on fashion this year
Did “youve been” suspect that one of 2017′ s key manner references would be” dispossessed 1842 Upper Canadian housemaid “? How about” enslaved walking womb in a dystopian future “? Perhaps not. But in an unsettling time the TV shows that had the most difficult impact on our wardrobes centred on two such protagonists.
In case you missed the references, I’m talking about Alias Grace and The Handmaid’s Tale. Both were based on books by Margaret Atwood and both featured women whose lives were ruled and ruined by the patriarchy. Both characters’ clothes were symbols of their repression: their attires encompassed them up; their bonnets restricted their view.