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From the Ted Talk "Kaustav Dey: How fashion helps us express who we are -- and what we stand for"

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Lessons of defiance have always been taught by fashion's great revolutionaries: its designers. Jean Paul Gaultier ______ us that women can be kings. Thom Browne — he taught us that men can wear heels. And Alexander McQueen, in his ______ 1999 show, had two giant robotic ____ in the middle of his runway. And as the model, Shalom Harlow began to spin in between them, these two giant arms — _________ at first and then furiously, _____ to spray color onto her. _______, thus, before he took his own life, taught us that this body of ours is a canvas, a canvas we get to _____ however we want.

Solution

  1. furtively
  2. spring
  3. began
  4. mcqueen
  5. arms
  6. paint
  7. taught

Original Text

Lessons of defiance have always been taught by fashion's great revolutionaries: its designers. Jean Paul Gaultier taught us that women can be kings. Thom Browne — he taught us that men can wear heels. And Alexander McQueen, in his spring 1999 show, had two giant robotic arms in the middle of his runway. And as the model, Shalom Harlow began to spin in between them, these two giant arms — furtively at first and then furiously, began to spray color onto her. McQueen, thus, before he took his own life, taught us that this body of ours is a canvas, a canvas we get to paint however we want.

Important Words

  1. alexander
  2. arms
  3. began
  4. body
  5. browne
  6. canvas
  7. color
  8. defiance
  9. designers
  10. furiously
  11. furtively
  12. gaultier
  13. giant
  14. great
  15. harlow
  16. heels
  17. jean
  18. kings
  19. lessons
  20. life
  21. mcqueen
  22. men
  23. middle
  24. model
  25. paint
  26. paul
  27. robotic
  28. runway
  29. shalom
  30. show
  31. spin
  32. spray
  33. spring
  34. taught
  35. thom
  36. wear
  37. women