A Cultural History of Fashion in the 20th and 21st Centuries: From Catwalk to Sidewalk [NOOK Book]

Overview

This new edition of a bestselling textbook is designed for students, scholars, and anyone interested in 20th century fashion history.

Accessibly written and well illustrated, the book outlines the social and cultural history of fashion thematically, and contains a wide range of global case studies on key designers, styles, movements and events.

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A Cultural History of Fashion in the 20th and 21st Centuries: From Catwalk to Sidewalk

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Overview

This new edition of a bestselling textbook is designed for students, scholars, and anyone interested in 20th century fashion history.

Accessibly written and well illustrated, the book outlines the social and cultural history of fashion thematically, and contains a wide range of global case studies on key designers, styles, movements and events.

The new edition has been revised and expanded: there are new sections on eco-fashion, fashion and the museum, major changes in the fashion market in the 21st century (including the impact of new media and retailing networks), new technologies, fashion weeks, the rise of asian fashion centers and more. There are twice as many illustrations.

In its second edition, A Cultural History of Fashion in the 20th and 21st Centuries is the ideal introductory text for all students of fashion.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780857851376
  • Publisher: BLOOMSBURY PUBLISHING
  • Publication date: 8/1/2013
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 256
  • Sales rank: 781,736
  • File size: 29 MB
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Meet the Author

Bonnie English is Associate Professor in Art History & Theory at the Queensland College of Art, Griffith University, Brisbane, Australia.
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Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
List Of Illustrations
Preface To New Edition Introduction (Revised)
The Interplay Of Commerce And Culture Before The First World War
The Democratization Of Fashion In The 1920s: Machine Age Aesthetics
Framing Fashion: The Artists Who Made Clothes
Fashioning The American Body
Postmodernism And Fashion
Anti-Fashion
Japanese Conceptual Fashion
Globalization And E-Fashion
Fashion And The Museum
Changes In The Fashion Market: Late 20th To 21st Centuries
Eco- Fashion And Sustainability
Current Fashion: Where Is It Headed?
Conclusion
Notes
Guide To Further Reading
Bibliography
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