Fashion theory: an introduction
This collection of essays surveys and contextualises the ways in which a wide range of disciplines have used different theoretical approaches to explain, and sometimes to explain away, the variety, complexity and beauty of fashion
London: Routledge, 2012
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Statement of responsibility: Malcolm Barnard
ISBN: 0415496209, 0415496217, 9780415496209, 9780415496216
Intended audience: Specialized.
Includes bibliographical references.
Originally published: 2007.
192 p. ; 24 cm.
Beauty and Fashion.; Fashion Social aspects.
- 1. Introduction
- 2. Fashion and Fashion Theories
- 3. What Fashion Is and Is Not
- 4. What Fashion and Clothing Do
- 5. Fashion and/in History
- 6. Fashion as Communication
- 7. Fashion, Identity and Difference
- 8. Fashion, Clothes and the Body
- 9. Fashion Production and Consumption
- 10. Modern and Postmodern Fashion
- 11. Globalization and Colonialism
- 12. Fashion and (the) Image
- 13. Fashion, Fetish and the Erotic
- 14. Conclusion