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A look at the tailor Nudie Cohn and his use of rhinestones to create opulent garments for clients such as Elvis and Liberace, successfully subverting gender norms while doing so.

Title: 
Glitz glamour and guys
Author(s): 
Jilian Moore, Benjamin Lignel
Artist(s): 
Elvis Presley, Liberace, Nudie
Topic: 
fashion, gender, politics
Publication Year: 
2016
Institution: 
Art Jewelry Forum
Discipline: 
politics, history, fashion, gender studies
Relevant Country(s): 
United States
Material: 
rhinestone
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