Tanisha Ford's Dressed in Dreams an Essence 10 Best Summer Reads selection

May 21, 2019
Dressed in Dreams: A Black Girl's Love Letter to the Power of Fashion 
Fashion historian and cultural critic Tanisha C. Ford reinforces the potential of fashion to serve as a rule enforcer, dream maker, and a protective shield. Using her personal narrative as an entry point, she discusses respectability politics, personal identity and regional pride with a tone that shines like Bamboo earrings. Everyone from the shopaholic to the clearance rack queen will see themselves in her pages.