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The Berg companion to fashion

The Berg companion to fashion

Steele, Valerie

This is an essential reference for students, curators and scholars of fashion, cultural studies, and the expanding range of disciplines that see fashion as imbued with meaning far beyond the material

Book. English.
Published Oxford: Berg, 2010
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Statement of responsibility: edited by Valerie Steele
ISBN: 1847885632, 1847885926, 9781847885630, 9781847885920
Intended audience: Specialized.
Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Physical Description: xviii, 782 p., [32] p. of plates : ill. (chiefly col.), col. ports. ; 25 cm.
Subject: Clothing and dress.; Fashion.; Fashion designers.; Beauty and Fashion.
Alternative Title: Companion to fashion

Author note

Often quoted in media, Valerie Steelehas been the subject of profiles in Forbes and The New York Times, and was listed in the New York Daily News "Fashion's 50 Most Powerful." She is Director and Chief Curator of The Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology (MFIT) and has curated more than 20 exhibitions in the past ten years. She is also Editor-in-chief of Fashion Theory: The Journal of Dress, Body & Culture(Berg) and the author of numerous books, including Gothic: Dark Glamourand The Corset: A Cultural History.


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