Article Title

Material Girls


Melissa Heaton


Excellent, Young Adult, fashion, celebrity, singers, popularity, dystopian, singers, fame

Document Type

Book Review


Marla and Ivy live in a society where fashion is top priority. Only teenagers decide which clothes are modern and stylish. Marla has a coveted job on Torro-LeBlanc’s Superior Court choosing current trends for the runway. Ivy, a famous pop singer, is Torro-LeBlanc’s spokesmodel and wild child. Both characters are consumed with staying relevant in an ever changing industry. Eventually, Marla and Ivy realize they are slaves to their jobs, controlled by adults who don't have their best interest in mind. They work together with other disheartened employees to organize a strike, revolutionizing fashion and culture.