The End of Fashion
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Adam Geczy, Vicki Karaminas
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-11-01 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

Attitudes to fashion have changed radically in the twenty-first century. Dress is increasingly approached as a means of self-expression, rather than as a signifier of status or profession, and designers are increasingly treated as 'artists', as fashion moves towards art and enters the gallery, museum, and retail space. This book
The Routledge Companion to Fashion Studies
Language: en
Pages: 532
Authors: Eugenia Paulicelli, Veronica Manlow, Elizabeth Wissinger
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-09-19 - Publisher: Routledge

This collection of original essays interrogates disciplinary boundaries in fashion, gathering fashion studies research across disciplines and from around the globe. Fashion and clothing are part of material and visual culture, cultural memory, and heritage; they contribute to shaping the way people see themselves, interact, and consume. For each of
Time in Fashion
Language: en
Pages: 200
Authors: Caroline Evans, Alessandra Vaccari
Categories: Design
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-07-09 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

Few phenomena embody the notion of time as well as fashion. Fast-moving and rooted in the 'now', it's constantly creating its own past through the process of rapid style change. Uniquely poised between the past and the future, fashion's relationship with time is unorthodox. Rather than considering time in the
The Handbook of Fashion Studies
Language: en
Pages: 656
Authors: Sandy Black, Amy de la Haye, Joanne Entwistle, Regina Root, Agnès Rocamora, Helen Thomas
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-01-02 - Publisher: A&C Black

The Handbook of Fashion Studies identifies an innovative spectrum of thematic approaches, key strands and interdisciplinary concepts that continue to push forward the boundaries of fashion studies. The book is divided into seven sections: Fashion, Identity and Difference; Spaces of Fashion; Fashion and Materiality; Fashion, Agency and Policy; Science, Technology
Thinking Through Fashion
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Agnès Rocamora, Anneke Smelik
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-10-23 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

Learning how to think through fashion is both exciting and challenging, being dependent on one s ability to critically engage with an array of theories and concepts. This is the first book designed to accompany readers through the process of thinking through fashion. It aims to help them grasp both