National Fabric: Fashion, Britishness, Globalization

National Fabric: Fashion, Britishness, Globalization


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781845201876
Publisher: Berg Publishers
Publication date: 12/17/2005
Series: Dress, Body, Culture Series
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 6.69(w) x 9.61(h) x 0.54(d)

About the Author

Alison Goodrum is Lecturer in Fashion Theory in the department of Clothing Design and Technology at Manchester Metropolitan University, UK.

Table of Contents

All Aboard the Fashion Express! * Pattern Cutting: Marking out the Themes * Discussing the National Fabric * Beyond the Big Hair: Reviewing Consumptions, Globalization and Fashion * A State of Disunion: Britishness and British Fashion * Rising Sun, Setting Trends: Exporting British Fashion *Chic Versus Geek: Locating Nation, Locating Taste * Who Wears the Trousers? Fashion, Nation, Gender * Afterword: The Empire's New Clothes

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