The Fashion Reader

Editat de Linda Welters, Abby Lillethun
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This new edition of a bestselling textbook is designed for students, scholars, and anyone interested in contemporary fashion. The book brings together the key writings on the subject, covering the history, culture, and business of fashion. The essays are drawn from a wide range of sources - books, professional and academic journals, magazines, interviews, and exhibition catalogues. Each section is specially introduced and concludes with guides to further reading. The new edition has been entirely revised and expanded: there are new sections on psychology, ethnicity, design and manufacture, marketing and merchandising, and sustainability; several new essays have been specially written for the reader; the range of illustrations has been increased. In its second edition, The Fashion Reader is the ideal introductory text for all students of fashion
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ISBN-13: 9781847885890
ISBN-10: 1847885896
Pagini: 736
Ilustrații: 100 b/w illustrations
Dimensiuni: 189 x 244 x 38 mm
Greutate: 1.31 kg
Ediția: 2 Rev ed.
Editura: Bloomsbury Publishing
Colecția Berg Publishers
Locul publicării: London, United Kingdom


Includes new essays covering fashion history from Antiquity to the Renaissance and seven completely new sections on Psychology, Sustainability, Communications, Design, Ethnicity, Merchandising, and the Fashion Business

Notă biografică

Linda Welters is Professor of Textiles, Fashion Merchandising and Design at the University of Rhode Island. Former editor-in-chief of Dress, the scholarly journal of the Costume Society of America, she has authored and edited numerous works. Abby Lillethun is Associate Professor in the Department of Art and Design at Montclair State University.


List of FiguresList of Tables and ChartsAcknowledgmentsNotes on ContributorsGeneral Introduction - Linda Welters and Abby LillethunPart I: A Brief History of FashionIntroduction - Linda Welters1. From Prehistory through Byzantium - Abby Lillethun2. Europe to 1700 - Linda Welters3. From Baroque Elegance to the French Revolution: 1700-1790 - Kimberly Chrisman-Campbell4. From Neoclassicism to the Industrial Revolution: 1790-1860 - Susan North5. The Victorian and Edwardian Eras: 1860-1910 - Cynthia Cooper6. The Modern Era: 1910-1960 - Tiffany Webber7. The Postmodern Age: 1960-2010 - José Blanco F.Annotated Guide to Further Reading for Part IPart II: Fashion TheoryIntroduction - Abby Lillethun8. Dress as an Expression of the Pecuniary Culture - Thorstein Veblen9. The Power of Fashion - Kurt Lang and Gladys Engel Lang10. Written Clothing - Roland Barthes11. The Fashion System - Grant McCracken12. The Dressed Body - Joanne Entwistle13. Re-Orienting Fashion Theory - Sandra Niessen14. Fashion at the Edge - Caroline EvansAnnotated Guide to Further Reading for Part IIPart III: Psychology of FashionIntroduction - Abby Lillethun15. The Fundamental Motives - J. C. Flugel16. To the Fashion Industry as Represented by the British Fashion Council - Janet Treasure et al.17. Hearts and Masks - David Muggleton18. Shopping Addiction: Is Shopping Costing More Than Money? - Marilyn Clark and Kirsten SalernoAnnotated Guide to Further Reading for Part IIIPart IV: Fashion and IdentityIntroduction - Abby Lillethun19. Is it a Girl or a Boy? Gender Identity and Children's Clothing - Colleen R. Callahan and Jo B. Paoletti20. Sentimental Culture and the Problem of Fashion - Karen Halttunen21. Men and Women: Dressing the Part - Jo B. Paoletti and Claudia Brush Kidwell22. The Zoot Suit and Style Warfare - Stuart Cosgrove23. Invisible Men? - Shaun Cole24. Subculture: The Unnatural Break - Dick HebdigeAnnotated Guide to Further Reading for Part IVPart V: Fashion: Space and PlaceIntroduction - Linda Welters25. World Cities of Fashion - David Gilbert26. Popularizing Fashion in Melbourne, Australia - Sally Weller27. Fashion Blogs - Sarah Moore28. Globalization Reconsidered: The Historical Geography of Modern Western Male Attire - Wilbur ZelinskyAnnotated Guide to Further Reading for Part VPart VI: Ethnicity, Culture and DressIntroduction - Abby Lillethun29. The Highlander Myth - Hugh Trevor-Roper30. The Veil in Their Minds and on Our Heads: Veiling Practices and Muslim Women- Homa Hoodfar31. Guayaberismo and the Essence of Cool - Marilyn Miller32. Youth Cosmopolitanism: Clothing, the City and Globalization in Dakar, Senegal - Suzanne ScheldAnnotated Guide to Further Reading for Part VIPart VII: Politics of FashionIntroduction - Abby Lillethun33. Failed Censures: Ecclesiastical Regulation of Women's Clothing in Late Medieval Italy - Thomas M. Izbicki34. The Calico Campaign: Prohibition of East Indian Cottons - Beverly Lemire35. Trade Policies - Arthur C. Mead36. Finding the Moral Fiber: Why Reform is Urgently Needed for a Fair Cotton Trade - Oxfam Briefing Paper37. Sweatshop: A First Edition - Robert J. S. Ross38. Not Only Nike's Doing It: "Sweating" and the Contemporary Labor Market - Richard McIntyre and Yngve Ramstad39. Feminism and Fashion - Elizabeth WilsonAnnotated Guide to Further Reading for Part VIIPart VIII: Fashion and the BodyIntroduction - Abby Lillethun40. Corsets in Vogue - Valerie Steele41. Nap Time: Historicizing the Afro - Robin D. G. Kelley42. "Material Girl": Madonna as Postmodern Heroine - Susan Bordo43. The Slimming of Yvonne Blue - Joan Jacobs Brumberg44. Fashioning the Body Today - Susan J. VincentAnnotated Guide to Further Reading for Part VIIIPart IX: Fashion and ArtIntroduction - Linda Welters45. Art and Fashion - Michael Boodro46. Fashion Rendering - Richard Martin47. On the Marked Change in Fashion Photography - Olivier Zahm48. Viktor & Rolf - Andrew Bolton49. Shed, Cathedral or Museum? - Chantal BéretAnnotated Guide to Further Reading for Part IXPart X: Fashion, Media and CommunicationIntroduction - Linda Welters50. Fashion on the Page - Christopher Breward51. Supermodels and Super Bodies - Jennifer Craik52. Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis - Kathleen Craughwell-Varda53. Hot Couture: Brigitte Bardot's Fashion Revolution - Ginette Vincendeau54. Sex and the City in the British Fashion Press - Anna König55. Hip Hop - Tricia Rose56. Selling Culture: Bloomingdale's, Diana Vreeland, and the New Aristocracy of Taste in Reagan's America - Debora SilvermanAnnotated Guide to Further Reading for Part XPart XI: From Haute Couture to the StreetIntroduction - Linda Welters57. When Worth Was King - Anne Hollander58. The Dressmaking World - Thérèse Bonney and Louise Bonney59. Torontonian Taste in Couture - Alexandra Palmer60. Trickle Down, Bubble Up - Ted Polhemus61. Secondhand Dresses and the Role of the Ragmarket - Angela McRobbie62. Punks and Pirates: The Costiff Collection of Vivienne Westwood - Sonnet Stanfill63. Japanese Street Fashion: The Urge To Be Seen and To Be Heard - Yuniya Kawamura Annotated Guide to Further Reading for Part XIPart XII: Design and ManufactureIntroduction - Linda Welters64. Inside Design-A Look at the Method Behind the Madness - Katy Chapman65. Fashion Sorceress - Linda Tischler66. The Diary of a Dress: Alexander McQueen Shares the Saga of How One of His Inspirations-A Peter Arnold Orchid Photograph-Evolved from Simple Sketch to Production Nightmare to a Stunning Gown Fit for Supermodel Naomi Campbell - Lisa Armstrong67. Born in the USA: The Growing Premium-Denim Market Goes Global - Julia Fein Azoulay68. It's in the Bag - Dana ThomasAnnotated Guide to Further Reading for Part XIIPart XIII: Marketing and MerchandisingIntroduction - Linda Welters69. Business Sense: It Takes a Lot More than Individual Flair to Stay at the Top - John Andrews70. Return to Clubland - Mark Tungate71. New Luxury - Dana Thomas72. American Apparel - Rob Walker73. Dorothy Shaver: Promoter of "The American Look" - Tiffany Webber-HanchettAnnotated Guide to Further Reading for Part XIIIPart XIV: The Fashion Business and Global EconomicsIntroduction - Abby Lillethun74. What Happened to Fashion? - Teri Agins75. The Islamic Factor - Nicholas Coleridge76. Zara: The Business Model for Fast Fashion - Teresa M. McCarthy77. Four Models of Fashion Relationships - Simona Segre Reinach78. Fashion in India - Vandana Bhandari79. Made in China - Arthur C. Mead80. "Two for a Penny" - Pietra RivoliAnnotated Guide to Further Reading for Part XIVPart XV: Sustainability and FashionIntroduction - Linda Welters81. Fiber Sustainability: Green is Not Black + White - Martin Bide82. Weaving a New Future - Julian M. Allwood, Søren Ellebæk Laursen, Cecilia Malvido De Rodriguez and Nancy M. Bocken83. Digital and Democratic - Sarah ScaturroAnnotated Guide to Further Reading for Part XVPart XVI: Future of FashionIntroduction - Linda Welters84. The Evolution of the Chicago Fashion Initiative - Melissa Gamble85. Born to Buy - Juliet B. Schor86. Aging and Demographics: Implications for the Fashion Industry - Claire Lacoste-Kapstein87. Luxury Fashion Branding - Uche Okonkwo88. Wearable Technology - Lucy E. DunneAnnotated Guide to Further Reading for Part XVIBibliographyIndex


Historically informed and critically integrated, The Fashion Reader sheds fresh light on key concepts in fashion studies: time, space/place, identity, and globalization.
A panoramic collection of current and classic texts and an excellent introduction to fashion . . . from history, cultural identity, gender, through to the business, economics, manufacturing and marketing of fashion.
Presenting rich, diverse, and significant essays, The Fashion Reader will contribute to and expand the study of fashion.
An invaluable resource that covers Fashion Studies' range of disciplines and approaches, The Fashion Reader will invigorate the growing field of fashion.
This is a useful starting point that demonstrates the richness of the subject, indicates the diverse themes to be explored, and the variety of approaches it is possible to take in examining both contemporary and historical fashion.
This wide-ranging volume engages with issues of fashion, broadly conceived, from the historical through the theoretical to politics and business.