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- A&C Black 2010; US$ 25.99
A look at the iconic 1970s fashion chain and the influence the designs of the 70s have on today's fashion. Bus Stop was one of the key fashion stores of the 1970s. In this book, Lee Bender, the founder of Bus Stop, looks at how the shops and their distinctive fashion designs developed and how fashion today is influenced by this era of design. The... more...
- Diplomica Verlag 2008; US$ 51.77
Hauptbeschreibung Die Funktionen und Bedeutungen von Kleider-Mode gehen über die reine Demonstration von Status und Prestige weit hinaus; sie reichen von Zeitkultur-Aspekten, dem momentanen "Style", über komunikative bis hin zu kulturellen Aspekten und Funktionen. Mode erfüllt also ganz unterschiedliche Zwecke, sie ist Mittel zur Selbstdarstellung... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2013; US$ 124.95
Luxury Fashion and Culture provides new theory, recipes of methods, and findings on how culture helps humans manage and respond to luxury fashion enactments. It is unique in conjoining sociology, psychology, marketing, and economics to advance fashion marketing theory and research. more...
- Zed Books 2010; US$ 19.95
Glamour: Women, History, Feminism explores the changing meanings of the word glamour, its relationship to femininity and fashion, and its place in twentieth-century social history. Using a rich variety of sources from women's magazines and film, to social surveys and life histories Carol Dyhouse examines with wit and insight the history... more...
- Intellect 2013; US$ 20.00
This book cover both historical and contemporary concerns, including the role fashion plays in subcultures. Fashion is a phenomenon that exemplifies diversity across cultures.It is dependent on time and place and commonly defined as the prevailing style at a given moment or place. Fashion is codified and endowed with social meanings about gender, sexuality... more...
- The History Press 2013; US$ 18.94
The British have always been concerned about accent, appearance and class, but at no time during the twentieth century was 'keeping up appearances' more important than during the 1920s and 1930s. From the impecunious youth anxious to create a favourable impression at the local tennis club dance to female office workers advised by the Daily Mail that... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2004; US$ 109.95
Dress is everywhere imbued with symbols that reflect different meanings in different contexts. This compelling book convincingly demonstrates how clothing is analogous to a working language and is similarly underpinned by deeper meanings and philosop hies. From tattoos and mini-skirts, to skin decoration, makeup and hair, Calefato unpicks the multiple... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 42.00
Proposing a comprehensive account of the global fashion industry this book aims to present fashion as a social and cultural fact. Drawing on six principles from the industry, Godart guides the reader through the economic, social and political arena of the world's most glamorous industry. more...
- Taylor and Francis 1993; US$ 66.95
The Face of Fashion breaks new ground in the study of fashion by establishing the relations between the codes and systems of clothing and the conduct of everyday life. It addresses men's and women's fashion and gender identity. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 39.95
Fashion is both public and private, material and symbolic, always caught within the lived experience and providing an incredible tool to study culture and history. The Fabric of Cultures examines the impact of fashion as a manufacturing industry and as a culture industry that shapes the identities of nations and cities in a cross-cultural perspective,... more...