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Virginia Postrel is a contributing editor to Works in Progress and a visiting fellow at the Smith Institute for Political Economy and Philosophy at Chapman University in California. Her most recent book is The Fabric of Civilization: How Textiles Made the World (2020). She writes a newsletter at vpostrel.substack.com.
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Questions of appropriation and cultural legacy are explored in Chinese couturier Guo Pei’s challenging and extravagant dresses.