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‘I Know What Boys Like’: What Women Wear

In fashion, media, Photography, women on February 12, 2012 at 7:06 pm

It's all in the attitude, isn't it?

What women dare wear:

An op-ed over the weekend by Bettina Arndt has re-opened the debate about what women wear – in particular her statement that: ‘Everywhere you look, women are stepping out dressed provocatively, but bristling if the wrong man shows he enjoys the display.’

This appeared not long after the national press focused on the physical appearance of the lawyer for Vincenzo Focarelli, the leader of a bikie gang. Lawyer Stacey Carter was compared with ‘Melbourne Underbelly lawyer Zara Garde-Wilson’ and the newspaper report I read showed photos of the two (though online shows only Ms Carter).  A lot in the article turned on establishing Ms Carter’s credibility – apparently despite her attractive appearance:

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