>It strikes me that we most often see a man "shopping" for clothes when he
>is sponsoring a female shopper, e.g. _Pretty Woman_. It's his credit card,
>but she's doing the shopping. Is this because shopping for clothes,
>especially the trying-on of roles which it involves, creates the impression
>of both vanity and anxiety, and this sits uneasily with the masculine
>screen image? Still? This seems like an unsatisfactory conclusion.
James Stewart and Kim Novak shopping for clothes in "Vertigo" is
justifiably the most famous example of the above.
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