Jo B. Paolettias journey through the history of childrenas clothing began when she posed the question, qWhen did we start dressing girls in pink and boys in blue?q To uncover the answer, she looks at advertising, catalogs, dolls, baby books, mommy blogs and discussion forums, and other popular media to examine the surprising shifts in attitudes toward color as a mark of gender in American childrenas clothing. She chronicles the decline of the white dress for both boys and girls, the introduction of rompers in the early 20th century, the gendering of pink and blue, the resurgence of unisex fashions, and the origins of todayas highly gender-specific baby and toddler clothing.Jo B. Paolettia#39;s journey through the history of childrena#39;s clothing began when she posed the question, aquot;When did we start dressing girls in pink and boys in blue?
|Title||:||Pink and Blue|
|Author||:||Jo Barraclough Paoletti|
|Publisher||:||Indiana University Press - 2012|