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  • Carla, Grace oder Kate?by Jeroen van Rooijen

    Orell Füssli Verlag 2009; US$ 17.29

    Eine kleine weibliche Typenkunde anhand öffentlicher Vorbilder, von Audrey Hepburn über Grace Kelly bis zu modischen Celebrities" wie Kate Moss oder Carla Bruni. Selten wird ein Begriff so inflationär verwendet wie der des Stils. Stil adelt Geschmack, und mit ihm lässt sich Kleidung wunderbar vermarkten. Stil beinhaltet jedoch viel mehr: Er definiert... more...

  • Kleine Kostümkundeby Gisela Krause; Gertrud Lenning

    Fachverlag Schiele & Schön 2013; US$ 36.90

    Die Mode der 90er Jahre zitiert zunehmend Stilmerkmale der Kleidung vergangener Epochen. So wird die Kenntnis von der Geschichte des Kostüms immer wichtiger für jeden, der sich beruflich der Mode, einem der Mode verwandten Handwerk oder der Bildenden Kunst widmen will. Die "Kleine Kostümkunde" will deshalb eine Einführung in Trachten und... more...

  • Luxury Fashion and Cultureby Arch G. Woodside; Eunju Ko

    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...

  • The Memory of Clothesby Robyn Gibson

    SensePublishers 2015; US$ 49.99

    Once hanging static in a wardrobe or folded away in a trunk, in recent times clothes have found themselves thrown into the spotlight. The crowds that are drawn to large scale fashion exhibitions staged with increasing frequency in galleries and museums around the world offer glimpses into the meaning that we attach to these items of clothing. Apart... more...

  • Statussymbol Modeby Julia K Weber

    Diplomica Verlag 2008; US$ 45.02

    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...

  • Stays and Body Image in Londonby Lynn Sorge-English

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95

    This book fills a significant gap in the literature on eighteenth-century social and cultural history. Starting with their production and trade, Sorge-English looks at the intricacies of the staymaker?s craft, the role of gender in the design and manufacture of stays and the changing shape of stays over time. more...

  • Your Wardrobeby Arndt Susmann

    Stiebner Verlag 2014; US$ 13.24

    Zwar hat die Männerwelt die Mode nicht erst seit gestern für sich entdeckt - in punkto Stilsicherheit kann dieser Band jedoch noch zur Perfektion verhelfen. Bei den Basics wie Unterwäsche, Strümpfe und Schuhe angefangen, über die festliche Abendrobe, die oftmals Fragen aufwirft, bis hin zur Wahl der passenden Accessoires, wird »Your Wardrobe« zum persönlichen... more...

  • Arab dressby Y.K. Stillman; N.A. Stillman

    BRILL 2003; US$ 181.00

    A scholar of history, Near Eastern languages, and women's studies (U. of Oklahoma), Yedida (1946-98) was considered an expert on the history of clothing of the Arab world, both Muslim and Jewish, from medieval to modern times. This book was over three-quarters finished when she died, and her partner and collaborator Norman (history, U. of Oklahoma) more...

  • The Art of the Shoeby Marie-Josèphe Bossan

    Parkstone International 2015; US$ 9.95

    Abandoning a French look on the subject, Mrs. Bossan, the author, develops her study with a dichotomous vision: that of time that touches the history of mankind and that of geography and sociology, which lead to an almost ethnographic analysis. The author dissects the shoe and all that surrounds it: from its history to painting and literature. After... more...

  • Bikini Storyby Patrik Alac

    Parkstone International 2015; US$ 9.95

    It was in 1946 that the world first came to hear of a coral atoll in the Marshall Islands called Bikini. The following year, French couturier Louis Réard borrowed the name and applied it to a bathing costume for women. Breaking from decades of conformity, Réard dared to ?undress? women?s bodies in order to better emphasize what remained clothed - albeit... more...