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Fashion Theory Volume 14 Issue 2: The Journal of Dress, Body and Culture
     

Fashion Theory Volume 14 Issue 2: The Journal of Dress, Body and Culture

by Valerie Steele (Editor)
 

Fashion Theory takes as its starting point a definition of "fashion" as the cultural construction of the embodied identity. It provides an international and interdisciplinary forum for the analysis of cultural phenomena ranging from foot binding to fashion advertising. All articles have solid theoretical underpinnings and are based on original research.

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Fashion Theory takes as its starting point a definition of "fashion" as the cultural construction of the embodied identity. It provides an international and interdisciplinary forum for the analysis of cultural phenomena ranging from foot binding to fashion advertising. All articles have solid theoretical underpinnings and are based on original research.

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“Finally fashion has managed to shed its aura of ephemerality and to push into respectable society. It is currently regarded as one of the hottest media.” —Die Zeit

“Edited by the astute fashion historian Valerie Steele, the journal sets out to prove that fashion resonates in our culture.” —The Washington Post

Fashion Theory has established itself as an international forum for analysing the significance of fashion.” —Vogue

Die Zeit

Finally fashion has managed to shed its aura of ephemerality and to push into respectable society. It is currently regarded as one of the hottest media.
The Washington Post

Edited by the astute fashion historian Valerie Steele, the journal sets out to prove that fashion resonates in our culture.
Vogue

Fashion Theory has established itself as an international forum for analysing the significance of fashion.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781847885883
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date:
07/15/2010
Series:
Fashion Theory Series
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
6.60(w) x 9.50(h) x 0.20(d)

Meet the Author

Valerie Steele is the director of the Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology.

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