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Fashioning Identities

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01 Aug 2013
Paperback Critical Issues English
Edited by Sarah Heaton

The relationship between fashion and identity has always fascinated. How far do we fashion ourselves through clothing, or, how far does fashion give us our sense of identity. The questions and debates surrounding the fashioning of identities are becoming increasingly pressing in the cultural exchanges of globalisation and this volume presents new conversations and understandings of cultural exchange in fashion. The book moves from the Indian choli to the bikini; the voice of PR man Percy Savage to the women who wear the clothes themselves; Vogue to The Beautiful and the Damned; the Prada Marfa art piece to Martin Margiela’s fashion shows to explore the fashioning of identities in the cross-section between the public and private, from within and without the industry both in terms of individual, ‘brand’, national and global identities. This book brings together contributors from North America, Asia, Australia and Europe from a variety of disciplines and backgrounds.

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Description

Format: Paperback | 280 pages
Dimensions:148 x 210 x 14mm | 338g
Publication date:01 Aug 2013
Publisher:Inter/Connexions
Imprint:Inter-Disciplinary Press
Publication City/Country: United Kingdom
Language: English
Edition:New edition
Edition Statement:New edition
Illustrations note: colour illustrations
ISBN10: 1848882122
ISBN13: 9781848882126

Additional information

Weight 0.350 kg
Dimensions 25 × 19 × 2.5 cm