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Changing Fashion: A Critical Introduction to Trend Analysis and Cultural Meaning (Dress, Body, Culture)

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Changing trends in fashion have always reflected large-scale social and cultural changes. Changing Fashion presents a multi-disciplinary approach to examining fashion change, bringing together theory from fashion studies, cultural studies, sociology, psychology and art history, and more. Ideal for the undergraduate student of fashion and cultural studies, the book has a wide range of contemporary and historical case material which provides practical examples of trend analysis and change, from the art deco textile designs of Sonia Delaunay to the chameleonic shifts in Bob Dylan's appearance over time. Key issues in fashion and identity, such as race, gender and consumption are examined from different disciplinary angles to provide a critical overview of the field.

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Changing trends in fashion have always reflected large-scale social and cultural changes. Changing Fashion presents a multi-disciplinary approach to examining fashion change, bringing together theory from fashion studies, cultural studies, sociology, psychology and art history, and more. Ideal for the undergraduate student of fashion and cultural studies, the book has a wide range of contemporary and historical case material which provides practical examples of trend analysis and change, from the art deco textile designs of Sonia Delaunay to the chameleonic shifts in Bob Dylan's appearance over time. Key issues in fashion and identity, such as race, gender and consumption are examined from different disciplinary angles to provide a critical overview of the field.

About the Author

Annette Lynch is Associate Professor in the Textile and Apparel Program, University of Northern Iowa. Mitchell Strauss is Professor of Textiles and Apparel at the University of Northern Iowa.

Table of Contents

1. Fashion Change in the New Millennium: An Introduction 2. Fashion and the Self 3. Fashion Change as Search for Meaning 4. Fashion as Collective Behaviour 5. Style: The Endless Desire for a New Look 6. Fashion as Performance 7. Fashion as Cycle 8. Dress History: A Focus on Interpreting Change 9. Fashion Theories: Intersections and Inter-relationships

Product Details

ISBN:
9781845203900
Author:
Lynch, Annette
Publisher:
Berg Publishers
Author:
Strauss, Mitchell
Author:
Strauss, Mitchell D.
Subject:
Popular Culture
Subject:
Popular Culture - General
Subject:
Fashion
Subject:
Popular culture -- United States -- History.
Subject:
Fashion -- United States -- History.
Subject:
Sociology - General
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Series:
Dress, Body, Culture
Publication Date:
20070931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
9.31 x 6.21 x 0.47 in

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"Synopsis" by , Changing trends in fashion have always reflected large-scale social and cultural changes. Changing Fashion presents a multi-disciplinary approach to examining fashion change, bringing together theory from fashion studies, cultural studies, sociology, psychology and art history, and more. Ideal for the undergraduate student of fashion and cultural studies, the book has a wide range of contemporary and historical case material which provides practical examples of trend analysis and change, from the art deco textile designs of Sonia Delaunay to the chameleonic shifts in Bob Dylan's appearance over time. Key issues in fashion and identity, such as race, gender and consumption are examined from different disciplinary angles to provide a critical overview of the field.
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