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  • Fashion-ology

    Fashion-ology
    av Yuniya Kawamura

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781474278478

    This new edition of a classic work offers a concise introduction to the sociology of fashion, and demystifies the workings of the fashion system. From the origins of fashion studies and the difference between clothing and fashion, through to an exam…

  • Fashion-ology

    Fashion-ology
    av Yuniya Kawamura

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781474278485

    This new edition of a classic work offers a concise introduction to the sociology of fashion, and demystifies the workings of the fashion system. From the origins of fashion studies and the difference between clothing and fashion, through to an exam…

  • Fashion History

    Fashion History
    av Linda Welters

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781350105690

    Fashion History: A Global View proposes a new perspective on fashion history. Arguing that fashion has occurred in cultures beyond the West throughout history, this groundbreaking book explores the geographic places and historical spaces that have b…

  • Fashion History

    Fashion History
    av Linda Welters

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781474253635

    Fashion History: A Global View proposes a new perspective on fashion history. Arguing that fashion has occurred in cultures beyond the West throughout history, this groundbreaking book explores the geographic places and historical spaces that have b…

  • Fashioning the Victorians

    Fashioning the Victorians

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781350023406

    Offering a unique anthology of primary texts, this sourcebook opens a window on the writing that shaped and mirrored Victorian fashion, taking us from corsets to crinolines, dandies to decadent 'New Women'. A user-friendly collection that provides a…

  • The Chinese Fashion Industry

    The Chinese Fashion Industry
    av Jianhua Zhao

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847889355

    Less than three decades ago, when the Chinese bought cloth or clothes, they would have had to use a government-issued coupon. Today the Chinese fashion industry is one of the most dynamic in the world - it not only supplies fashions to the increasin…

  • The Chinese Fashion Industry

    The Chinese Fashion Industry
    av Jianhua Zhao

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847889362

    Less than three decades ago, when the Chinese bought cloth or clothes, they would have had to use a government-issued coupon. Today the Chinese fashion industry is one of the most dynamic in the world - it not only supplies fashions to the increasin…

  • The Aesthetic Economy of Fashion

    The Aesthetic Economy of Fashion
    av Dr Joanne Entwistle

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845204730

    Fashion is bound up with promoting the 'new', concerned with constantly changing aesthetics. The favoured styles or looks of a season arise out of the work of a vast range of different actors who collectively produce, select, distribute and promote…

  • Libertine Fashion

    Libertine Fashion
    av Adam Geczy

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781350054080

    Libertine practices have long been associated with transgression and social deviance. This innovative book is the first to focus fully on the relationship between libertinism as a social phenomenon and as a form of fashion. Taking the reader from ea…

  • Libertine Fashion

    Libertine Fashion
    av Adam Geczy

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781350054073

    Libertine practices have long been associated with transgression and social deviance. This innovative book is the first to focus fully on the relationship between libertinism as a social phenomenon and as a form of fashion. Taking the reader from ea…

  • The Superhero Costume

    The Superhero Costume
    av Barbara Brownie

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472595904

    Costume defines the superhero, disguising and distinguishing him or her from the civilian alter ego. The often garish garb expresses a hero's otherness and empowers its wearers to seek a primal form of justice.This book provides the first interdisci…

  • The Superhero Costume

    The Superhero Costume
    av Barbara Brownie

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472595911

    Costume defines the superhero, disguising and distinguishing him or her from the civilian alter ego. The often garish garb expresses a hero's otherness and empowers its wearers to seek a primal form of justice.This book provides the first interdisci…

  • Vampire Culture

    Vampire Culture
    av Maria Mellins

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857850751

    Unique and exciting, this ethnographic study is the first to address a little-known subculture, which holds a fascination for many. The first decade of the twenty-first century has displayed an ever increasing fixation with vampires, from the recent…

  • Vampire Culture

    Vampire Culture
    av Maria Mellins

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857850744

    Unique and exciting, this ethnographic study is the first to address a little-known subculture, which holds a fascination for many. The first decade of the twenty-first century has displayed an ever increasing fixation with vampires, from the recent…

  • Unzipping Gender

    Unzipping Gender
    av Charlotte Suthrell

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781859737255

    How does culture shape notions of sexuality and gender? Why are transvestites in the West so often seen as deviant or perverse, while they are accepted in other societies? What are the implications for the categories of male and female when consider…

  • Fashion Studies

    Fashion Studies

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472583178

    The study of fashion has expanded into a thriving field of inquiry, with researchers utilizing diverse methods from across subject disciplines to explore fashion and dress in wide-ranging contexts. With an emphasis on material culture and ethnograph…

  • Fashion and Jazz

    Fashion and Jazz
    av Alphonso McClendon

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857851277

    Born in the late 19th century, jazz gained mainstream popularity during a volatile period of racial segregation and gender inequality. It was in these adverse conditions that jazz performers discovered the power of dress as a visual tool used to def…

  • Fashion and Jazz

    Fashion and Jazz
    av Alphonso McClendon

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857851260

    Born in the late 19th century, jazz gained mainstream popularity during a volatile period of racial segregation and gender inequality. It was in these adverse conditions that jazz performers discovered the power of dress as a visual tool used to def…

  • Dress, Fashion and Technology

    Dress, Fashion and Technology
    av Professor Emerita Phyllis G. Tortora

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857851901

    Technology has been an essential factor in the production of dress and the cultures of fashion throughout human history. Structured chronologically from prehistory to the present day, this is the first broad study of the complex relationship between…

  • Dress, Fashion and Technology

    Dress, Fashion and Technology
    av Professor Emerita Phyllis G. Tortora

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857851918

    Technology has been an essential factor in the production of dress and the cultures of fashion throughout human history. Structured chronologically from prehistory to the present day, this is the first broad study of the complex relationship between…

  • The Trendmakers

    The Trendmakers
    av Jenny Lantz

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781474259798

    Numerous tastemakers exist in and between fashion production and consumption, from designers and stylists to trend forecasters, buyers, and journalists. How and why are each of these players bound up in the creation and dispersion of trends? In what…

  • The Trendmakers

    The Trendmakers
    av Jenny Lantz

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781474259781

    Numerous tastemakers exist in and between fashion production and consumption, from designers and stylists to trend forecasters, buyers, and journalists. How and why are each of these players bound up in the creation and dispersion of trends? In what…

  • Changing Fashion

    Changing Fashion
    av Annette Lynch

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845203900

    Changing trends in fashion have always reflected large-scale social and cultural changes. Changing Fashion presents for the first time a multi-disciplinary approach to examining fashion change, bringing together theory from fashion studies, cultural…

  • Fashion Under Facism

    Fashion Under Facism
    av Eugenia Paulicelli

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781859737736

    When we think of Italian fashion, Gucci, Max Mara and the meteoric rise of Prada immediately spring to mind. But Italian fashion has a dark history that has not previously been explored. The Fascism of 1930s Italy dominated more than just politics -…

  • Body Dressing

    Body Dressing

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781859734445

    For some time now the body has been a central topic across a range of social science disciplines. Similarly, there has been a growing interest in the cultural meaning of clothing. But curiously, even though people are nearly always clothed, the rela…

  • Street Style

    Street Style
    av Brent Luvaas

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857855756

    Winner of the 2019 John Collier Jr Award Street style blogging has experienced a meteoric rise in popularity over the last decade. Amateur photographers, often with no formal training in fashion, have become critical arbiters of taste and trends, in…

  • Street Style

    Street Style
    av Brent Luvaas

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857857217

    Winner of the 2019 John Collier Jr Award Street style blogging has experienced a meteoric rise in popularity over the last decade. Amateur photographers, often with no formal training in fashion, have become critical arbiters of taste and trends, in…

  • The Latin American Fashion Reader

    The Latin American Fashion Reader

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781859738931

    Latin American fashion's recent gain in popularity can be seen most obviously in mass-market ranges throughout the industrialized West. From the tango-inspired dress of Argentina and guerrilla chic in downtown Buenos Aires to swimwear on Copacabana…

  • The Religious Life of Dress

    The Religious Life of Dress
    av Lynne Hume

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857853615

    From clothing to the painted and scarified nude body, through overt, public display or esoteric symbols known only to the initiated, dress can convey information about beliefs, faith, identity, power, agency, resistance, and fashion. Taking a 'sense…

  • The Religious Life of Dress

    The Religious Life of Dress
    av Lynne Hume

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857853608

    From clothing to the painted and scarified nude body, through overt, public display or esoteric symbols known only to the initiated, dress can convey information about beliefs, faith, identity, power, agency, resistance, and fashion. Taking a 'sense…

  • Japanese Fashion Cultures

    Japanese Fashion Cultures
    av Masafumi Monden

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472536211

    From Rococo to Edwardian fashions, Japanese street style has reinvented many western dress styles, reinterpreting and altering their meanings and messages in a different cultural and historical context. This wide ranging and original study reveals t…

  • Japanese Fashion Cultures

    Japanese Fashion Cultures
    av Masafumi Monden

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472532800

    From Rococo to Edwardian fashions, Japanese street style has reinvented many western dress styles, reinterpreting and altering their meanings and messages in a different cultural and historical context. This wide ranging and original study reveals t…

  • Fashion and Museums

    Fashion and Museums

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472525246

    Why is fashion "in fashion" in museums today? This timely volume brings together expert scholars and curators to examine the reasons behind fashion's popularity in the twenty-first century museum and the impact this has had on wider museum practice.…

  • Fashion and Museums

    Fashion and Museums

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472527660

    Why is fashion "in fashion" in museums today? This timely volume brings together expert scholars and curators to examine the reasons behind fashion's popularity in the twenty-first century museum and the impact this has had on wider museum practice.…

  • DIY Style

    DIY Style
    av Brent Luvaas

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857850409

    Armed with cheap digital technologies and a fiercely independent spirit, millions of young people from around the world have taken cultural production into their own hands, crafting their own clothing lines, launching their own record labels, and fo…

  • DIY Style

    DIY Style
    av Brent Luvaas

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857850393

    Armed with cheap digital technologies and a fiercely independent spirit, millions of young people from around the world have taken cultural production into their own hands, crafting their own clothing lines, launching their own record labels, and fo…

  • The Geographies of Fashion

    The Geographies of Fashion
    av Louise Crewe

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472589552

    Clothes are inherently geographical objects, yet few of us consider the social and economic significance of their journey from design to production to consumption. The Geographies of Fashion is the first in-depth study of fashion economies from a ge…

  • The Geographies of Fashion

    The Geographies of Fashion
    av Louise Crewe

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472589569

    Clothes are inherently geographical objects, yet few of us consider the social and economic significance of their journey from design to production to consumption. The Geographies of Fashion is the first in-depth study of fashion economies from a ge…

  • The Clothed Body

    The Clothed Body
    av Patrizia Calefato

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781859738009

    Dress is everywhere imbued with symbols that reflect different meanings in different contexts. This compelling book convincingly demonstrates how clothing is analogous to a working language and is similarly underpinned by deeper meanings and philoso…

  • The Clothed Body

    The Clothed Body
    av Patrizia Calefato

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781859738054

    Dress is everywhere imbued with symbols that reflect different meanings in different contexts. This compelling book convincingly demonstrates how clothing is analogous to a working language and is similarly underpinned by deeper meanings and philoso…

  • Dress, Gender and Cultural Change

    Dress, Gender and Cultural Change
    av Annette Lynch

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781859739792

    While African American dress has long been noted as having a distinctive edge, many people may not know that debutante balls - a relatively recent phenomenon within African American communities - feature young women and men dressed, respectively, in…

  • Fashion's Double

    Fashion's Double
    av Adam Geczy

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857856340

    Mere clothing is transformed into desirable fashion by the way it is represented in imagery. Fashion's Double examines how meanings are projected onto garments through their representation, whether in painting, photography, cinema or online fashion…

  • Fashion's Double

    Fashion's Double
    av Adam Geczy

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857857118

    Mere clothing is transformed into desirable fashion by the way it is represented in imagery. Fashion's Double examines how meanings are projected onto garments through their representation, whether in painting, photography, cinema or online fashion…

  • Fashion Classics from Carlyle to Barthes

    Fashion Classics from Carlyle to Barthes
    av Michael Carter

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781859736067

    This title provides an interpretative overview of the groundbreaking and often idiosyncratic writings of eight theorists whose work has influenced the conceptual and theoretical basis of our contemporary understanding of clothes and the fashion syst…

  • Alternative Femininities

    Alternative Femininities
    av Samantha Holland

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781859738085

    Imagine a world where the oppressive, over-feminized images of women from advertising, television, films, and magazines have re-armed themselves with army boots, body modifications, and flamboyant hair. Is this just another fairy tale, and if so, wh…

  • Nudity

    Nudity
    av Ruth Barcan

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781859738726

    Nudity features regularly in all major media. So why is it illegal to appear naked in public? Nudity has always been paradoxical. In modern consumer culture, it is actively encouraged in some contexts, but criminal or deviant in others. Images of nu…

  • Changing Fashion: A Critical Introduction to Trend Analysis and Meaning

    Changing Fashion: A Critical Introduction to Trend Analysis and Meaning
    av Annette Lynch, Mitchell D. Strauss

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845203894

    Changing trends in fashion have always reflected large-scale social and cultural changes. Changing Fashion presents for the first time a multi-disciplinary approach to examining fashion change, bringing together theory from fashion studies, cultural…

  • Porn Chic

    Porn Chic
    av Annette Lynch

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847886286

    The mainstreaming of pornographic imagery into fashion and popular culture at the turn of the millennium in Britain and the US signalled a dramatic cultural shift in construction of both femininity and masculinity. For men and women, raunch became t…

  • Porn Chic

    Porn Chic
    av Annette Lynch

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847886293

    The mainstreaming of pornographic imagery into fashion and popular culture at the turn of the millennium in Britain and the US signalled a dramatic cultural shift in construction of both femininity and masculinity. For men and women, raunch became t…

  • Costuming Cosplay

    Costuming Cosplay
    av Theresa M. Winge

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781350035904

    Cosplay, short for "costume play", has grown from its origins at fan conventions into a billion-dollar global dress phenomenon. Costuming Cosplay takes us from elaborately crafted DIY costumes to online fandoms, examining how the practice of portray…

  • Costuming Cosplay

    Costuming Cosplay
    av Theresa M. Winge

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781350035911

    Cosplay, short for "costume play", has grown from its origins at fan conventions into a billion-dollar global dress phenomenon. Costuming Cosplay takes us from elaborately crafted DIY costumes to online fandoms, examining how the practice of portray…

  • Re-Orienting Fashion

    Re-Orienting Fashion

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781859735398

    Asian fashion has become a global phenomenon of economic, political and social import. But the industry in Asia remains characterized by the gap between traditional centres of fashion and the marginalized periphery. This book explores Asian fashion…

  • Goth Culture

    Goth Culture
    av Dunja Brill

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845207687

    Goth Culture explores Goths' expressive practices of dress, fashion, style and the body, in relation to issues of identity and representation. The book shares vivid accounts of the author's experiences exploring gender and sexuality and doing fieldw…

  • Sneakers

    Sneakers
    av Yuniya Kawamura

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857857224

    This is the first academic study of sneakers and the subculture that surrounds them. Since the 1980s, American sneaker enthusiasts, popularly known as "sneakerheads+? or "sneakerholics+?, have created a distinctive identity for themselves, while sne…

  • Fashion Foundations

    Fashion Foundations
    av Kim K. P. Johnson, Susan J. Torntore, Joanne Bubolz Eicher

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781859736142

    Although it can be difficult to think of fashion in anything other than a contemporary context, as a concept it is hardly new. Costume historians trace the birth of fashion back to the thirteenth century and writings on fashion date back as early as…

  • Wedding Dress across Cultures

    Wedding Dress across Cultures

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781859737477

    Wedding clothes are not only distinctive forms of dress, but are also steeped in years of cultural tradition. This book, drawing on case studies from around the world, considers how wedding attire is both a statement of tradition and a vehicle for c…

  • African Dress

    African Dress

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857853813

    Dress and fashion practices in Africa and the diaspora are dynamic and diverse, whether on the street or on the fashion runway. Focusing on the dressed body as a performance site, African Dress explores how ideas and practices of dress contest or le…

  • Through the Wardrobe

    Through the Wardrobe

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781859733882

    This text sets out to fill a gap in the existing literature on the ambivalence of fashion and dress by drawing on a wide range of women's experiences with their wardrobes, and providing empirical data. The contributors provide case studies of the re…

  • Ballroom

    Ballroom
    av Jonathan S. Marion

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845208004

    Competitive ballroom is much more than a style of dance. Rather, it is a continually evolving and increasingly global social and cultural arena: of fashion, performance, art, sport, gender and more. Ballroom explores the intersection of dance cultur…

  • Ballroom

    Ballroom
    av Jonathan S. Marion

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845207991

    Competitive ballroom is much more than a style of dance. Rather, it is a continually evolving and increasingly global social and cultural arena: of fashion, performance, art, sport, gender, and more. Ballroom explores the intersection of dance cultu…

  • A Cultural History of Jewish Dress

    A Cultural History of Jewish Dress
    av Eric Silverman

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845205133

    A Cultural History of Jewish Dress is the first comprehensive account of how Jews have been distinguished by their appearance from Ancient Israel to the present. For centuries Jews have dressed in distinctive ways to communicate their devotion to Go…

  • A Cultural History of Jewish Dress

    A Cultural History of Jewish Dress
    av Eric Silverman

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847882868

    A Cultural History of Jewish Dress is the first comprehensive account of how Jews have been distinguished by their appearance from Ancient Israel to the present. For centuries Jews have dressed in distinctive ways to communicate their devotion to Go…

  • Acts of Undressing

    Acts of Undressing
    av Barbara Brownie

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472596192

    The act of undressing has a multitude of meanings, which vary dramatically when this commonly private gesture is presented for public consumption. This ground-breaking book explores the significance of undressing in various cultural and social conte…

  • Acts of Undressing

    Acts of Undressing
    av Barbara Brownie

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472596185

    The act of undressing has a multitude of meanings, which vary dramatically when this commonly private gesture is presented for public consumption. This ground-breaking book explores the significance of undressing in various cultural and social conte…

  • Fashion Foundations

    Fashion Foundations

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781859736197

    Costume historians trace the birth of fashion back to the 13th century and writings on fashion date back as early as the 16th century. This text reprints classic fashion writings, all of which have had a profound impact on our understanding of fashi…

  • Chinese Fashion

    Chinese Fashion
    av Juanjuan Wu

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845207793

    How has fashion mirrored the social and cultural changes that have taken place in modern China? To what extent has fashion contributed to those changes? This book provides the first comprehensive account of modern Chinese fashion from 1978 to the pr…

  • Hairstyles and Fashion

    Hairstyles and Fashion

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781859732229

    The way a society deals with hair speaks volumes about its structures, its wealth, and its values. How is hair arranged? Is it left long or cut short? How often is it washed? Do men and women treat their hair differently and what does this tell us a…