The study of fashion has exploded in recent decades, yet quite what this all means, quite where it might take us, is not clear. This new book helps to bring fashion into focus, with a comprehensive guide to the key theories, perspectives and developmen
Fashion foundations -- The classical tradition: early perspectives on fashion -- The clothes maketh the man: masculinity, the suit and men's fashion -- The woman question: fashion, feminism and fetishism -- Who are you kidding? Children, fashion and consumption -- Express yourself: the politics of dressing up -- From rags to riches: fashion production -- Desiring subjects: the designed label and the cult of celebrity.
Published: 25th November 2010