A Cultural History Of Fashion In The 20th And 21st Centuries

A Cultural History of Fashion in the 20th and 21st Centuries
Publisher A&C Black
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Category Design
Total Pages 224
ISBN 9780857851369
Rating 4/5 from 21 reviews
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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.

A Cultural History of Fashion in the 20th and 21st Centuries
  • Author : Bonnie English
  • Publisher : A&C Black
  • Release Date : 2013-08-01

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

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A Cultural History of Fashion in the Twentieth Century
  • Author : Bonnie English
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Academic
  • Release Date : 2007-08-15

The 20th Century saw the effective end of haute couture, the rise of prêt à porter and, finally, the triumph of street fashion. Bonnie English unravels the complexities and contradictions behind these changes to chart the history of modern fashion. What caused the demise of haute couture in the 20th

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Twentieth Century American Fashion
  • Author : Linda Welters,Patricia Anne Cunningham
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury USA Academic
  • Release Date : 2005-03

Americans began the twentieth century standing in Europe's sartorial shadow, yet ended by outfitting the world in blue jeans, T-shirts and sneakers. How did this come about? What changes in American culture were reflected in fashion? What role did popular culture play? This important overview of American fashion in the

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Fashion History
  • Author : Linda Welters,Abby Lillethun
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release Date : 2018-02-08

Fashion History: A Global View proposes a new perspective on fashion history. Arguing that fashion has occurred in cultures beyond the West throughout history, this groundbreaking book explores the geographic places and historical spaces that have been largely neglected by contemporary fashion studies, bringing them together for the first time.

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The History of Fashion Journalism
  • Author : Kate Nelson Best
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release Date : 2017-02-09

The History of Fashion Journalism is a uniquely comprehensive study of the development of the industry from its origins to the present day, and including professionals' such as Dylan Jones's vision of the future. Covering everything from early tailor's catalogues through to contemporary publications such as LOVE, together with blogs

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Fashion Theory
  • Author : Malcolm Barnard
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2020-08-03

This thoroughly revised and updated edition of Fashion Theory: A Reader brings together and presents a wide range of essays on fashion theory that will engage and inform both the general reader and the specialist student of fashion. From apparently simple and accessible theories concerning what fashion is to seemingly

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Fashion
  • Author : DK
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2012-10-01

Tracing the evolution of fashion-from the early draped fabrics of ancient times to the catwalk couture of today, Fashion: The Definitive History of Costume and Style is a stunningly illustrated guide to more than three thousand years of shifting trends and innovative developments in the world of clothing. With a

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Communicating Fashion
  • Author : Myles Ethan Lascity
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release Date : 2021-03-25

How did you decide what to wear today? Did you base your selection on comfort or style? Did you want to blend in or stand out - or was it just the cleanest outfit available? We each make these decisions every day, reflecting how we view ourselves and impacting how

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Modernism
  • Author : Tim Armstrong
  • Publisher : Polity
  • Release Date : 2005-06-17

"In this study aimed at a general and student audience, Tim Armstrong seeks to define modernism not only by its aesthetics and literary genres but also by its links with broader cultural areas in which the 'modern' is implicated and debated, and which inform its representational modes." - Besedilo s

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The End of Fashion
  • Author : Adam Geczy,Vicki Karaminas
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release Date : 2018-11-01

Attitudes to fashion have changed radically in the twenty-first century. Dress is increasingly approached as a means of self-expression, rather than as a signifier of status or profession, and designers are increasingly treated as 'artists', as fashion moves towards art and enters the gallery, museum, and retail space. This book

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Fashion Game Changers
  • Author : Karen Van Godtsenhoven,Miren Arzalluz,Kaat Debo
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release Date : 2016-04-21

Fashion Game Changers traces radical innovations in Western fashion design from the beginning of the 20th century to the present. Challenging the traditional silhouettes of their day, fashion designers such as Madeleine Vionnet and Cristóbal Balenciaga began to liberate the female body from the close-fitting hourglass forms which dominated

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Fashion ology
  • Author : Yuniya Kawamura
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release Date : 2018-04-05

This new edition of a classic work offers a concise introduction to the sociology of fashion, and demystifies the workings of the fashion system. From the origins of fashion studies and the difference between clothing and fashion, through to an examination of 21st century subcultures, and the impact of the

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Tweed
  • Author : Fiona Anderson
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release Date : 2016-12-15

The story of tweed is tied to a series of social, economic and cultural shifts that have molded its development. This book considers the historical factors that helped to shape the design characteristics and social meanings of the group of fabrics that we call tweed, from their emergence in the 1820

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Textiles and Fashion
  • Author : Rose Sinclair
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2014-11-08

This major textbook is designed for students studying textiles and fashion at higher and undergraduate level, as well as those needing a comprehensive and authoritative overview of textile materials and processes. The first part of the book reviews the main types of natural and synthetic fibres and their properties. Part

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Pantone  The Twentieth Century in Color
  • Author : Leatrice Eiseman,Keith Recker
  • Publisher : Chronicle Books
  • Release Date : 2011-10-19

Summer is the best season of all. Dive into this collection of poetic and mesmerizing images curated by photographer Joanne Dugan. Quotes from writers and luminaries intermingle with interpretive vignettes that instantly evoke the perfect summer moment. Enjoy the adventure and stillness of your favorite season all year round withSummertime.

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