Journal Article

Fearless Fashion: Rudi Gernreich.


Fig. Rudi Gernreich with Peggy Moffitt modeling the “Marlene Dietrich” pantsuit, 1964. Photograph © William Claxton, LLC, courtesy of Demont Photo Management & Fahey/Klein Gallery Los Angeles, with permission of the Rudi Gernreich trademark. Rudi Gernreich papers (Collection 1702). Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, UCLA.

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    Journal Article (peer reviewed)
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    Fashion Theory: The Journal of Dress, Body & Culture, Vol 24, Issue 5.
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About the Author

Elizabeth Castaldo Lundén

Elizabeth Castaldo Lundén is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Media Studies. She holds a Doctoral degree in Fashion Studies and a Master of Arts in Cinema Studies from Stockholm University, and a Licentiate degree in Public Relations fr... Read more


Castaldo Lundén, E. (2020). Fearless Fashion: Rudi Gernreich. Fashion Theory: The Journal of Dress, Body & Culture, 24(5), pp. 783-794. Available at: [Accessed 26 Nov. 2022]. doi: DOI: 10.1080/1362704X.2019.1664527.