Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Number of pages: 216
Weight: 586 g
Dimensions: 246 x 189 mm
A feast for the fashionista scholar! Sparking readers' interest in a wide array of fashion media, fifteen authors provide analysis of magazines, visual arts (paintings, photographs, and film) and digital developments, spanning the 17th to the 21st centuries. New names, new insights and provocative ideas arise aplenty raising questions to ponder and arguments to challenge. -- Joanne B. Eicher, Editor-in-Chief, Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion and Regents Professor Emerita, University of Minnesota, USA
"The fashion media is in the midst of deep social and technological change. Including a broad range of case studies, from fashion plates to fashion films, and from fashion magazines to fashion blogs, this ground-breaking book provides an up-to-date examination of the role and significance of this field." * Costume Society of America *
Fashion media as an academic subject has been underexplored despite its constant presence in our lives. This book addresses the problem by analyzing fashion images in magazines, paintings, photography, film, and digital media. Every fashion scholar will find something of interest in these sixteen fascinating chapters. It's a must-have for the serious fashion bookshelf! -- Linda Welters, Professor, Textiles, Fashion Merchandising and Design, University of Rhode Island, USA
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