‘Eau de caoutchouc’ NY costumier writes book about Rubber!

New York costumier Janet Bloor has written a book about rubber, covering some of its industrial applications as well as the fetish and fashion appeal of this material. Bloor, according to the publicity, runs a New York costume and fabric effects company, specialising in silicone rubber textiles for Broadway and film.

Table of contents

  1. Rubber Soul: A history of rubber, its origins in South America and brief scientific explanation;
  2. Rubber Ducky: Baby toys, balls and balloons;
  3. Second Skins: Fashion and footwear;
  4. A Way of Life: Household products,…

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