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  • Fashion Studies by Heike Jenss
    Fashion Studies (English, Paperback)

    Through case studies focussing on the work of an international range of scholars, " Fashion Studies "examines how ethnographic and material culture methodologies can be applied effectively in fashion research practice.

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  • Ivy Style by Patricia Mears
    Ivy Style (English, Hardback)

    A history of "Ivy Style" in menswear, tracing the origins and diffusion of this enduring and classic fashion

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  • The Matter of Art by Christy Anderson
    The Matter of Art (English, Paperback)

    Drawing on research and models from anthropology, material culture and art history, this study explores topics as diverse as Inka stonework, cork platforms for shoes and the Christian Eucharist. -- .

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  • The Suit by Christopher Breward
    The Suit (English, Hardback)

    Beautifully illustrated and written with authority, Suit offers new perspectives on this most mundane, and at the same time poetic and beautiful, product of modern culture.

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  • Fashion and Modernity by Caroline Evans
    Fashion and Modernity (English, Paperback)

    What is the relationship between fashion and modernity, and how is this unique relationship manifested in the material world? This book considers how the relationship between fashion and modernity tests the very definition of modernity and enhances our understanding of the role of fashion in the modern world.

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  • Fashion's World Cities by Christopher Breward
    Fashion's World Cities (English, Paperback)

    Examines the relationship between metropolitan modernity and fashion culture. This book looks at the significance of certain key sites in fashion's world order and at transformations in the connections between key cities. It explores the relationship between major metropolises and the production, consumption, and mythologizing of fashion.

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  • Artist/Rebel/Dandy by Kate Irvin
    Artist/Rebel/Dandy (English, Hardback)

    A wide-ranging exploration of the dandy and men's fashion over the past two centuries, from Beau Brummell to hip-hop

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  • Fashioning London by Christopher Breward
    Fashioning London (English, Paperback)

    Over the past three centuries, London has established itself as one of the world's most inventive fashion capitals. 'Fashioning London' looks at the manner in which particular styles of dress became associated with this leading international city.

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  • The Study of Dress History by Lou Taylor
    The Study of Dress History (English, Paperback)

    Over the past ten years the study of dress history has achieved academic respectability. This book shows how the fields of dress history and dress studies are now benefitting from the adoption of new multi-disciplinary approaches and outlines the full range of these approaches which draw on material culture, ethnography, and cultural studies. -- .

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  • British Design by Christopher Breward
    British Design (English, Paperback)

    "British Design brings together a collection of essays from international scholars, designers and journalists, offering new perspectives on the significance of British design in the last sixty years. The book reacts and responds to the changes that have taken place in the recent history of British Design, with case studies looking at, among others, domestic interiors, retail spaces, schools,...

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  • The Culture of Fashion by Christopher Breward
    The Culture of Fashion (English, Paperback)

    This illustrated survey of 600 years of fashion investigates its cultural and social meanings from medieval Europe to 20th-century America. It provides a guide to the changes in style and taste, showing that clothes have always played a pivotal role in defining a sense of identity and society.

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  • A Queer History of Fashion by Valerie Steele
    A Queer History of Fashion (English, Hardback)

    An unprecedented in-depth exploration of the complex interrelationship between high fashion and queer history and culture

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  • Fashion by Christopher Breward
    Fashion (English, Paperback)

    This lively survey of 150 years of fashion covers everything from Haute Couture to the High Street. From Coco Chanel to Alexander McQueen, Breward explores fashion as a cultural phenomenon. Topics include fashion in film, the world of Vogue and advertising, and the use of fashion to create identity from the Flapper to the New Look, and Dandy to Punk.

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  • Styling Shanghai by Christopher Breward
    Styling Shanghai (English, Hardback)

    Styling Shanghai is the first book dedicated to exploring the city's fashion cultures, examining its growing status as one of the world's foremost fashion cities. From its origins as an international treaty port in the nineteenth century, Shanghai has emerged as a global leader in the production, mediation and consumption of fashion. This book reveals how the material and imaginative context of...

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  • British Asian Style by Christopher Breward
    British Asian Style (English, Paperback)

    South Asian textiles have shaped British fashion and dress for centuries, from the fashionable chintzes of the 17th and 18th centuries, through the silk and paisley Boteh patterns of the nineteenth century, to the orientalism of 1960s bohemian fashion. This title looks at the importance of South Asian textiles to British culture and fashion.

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  • The Ambassador Magazine by Christopher Breward
    The Ambassador Magazine (English, Hardback)

    The Ambassador has been described as 'probably the most daring and enterprising trade magazine ever conceived'. This book takes a detailed look at the background and impact of the magazine and the ambitious photo shoots that showcased the latest couture fashions.

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  • British Design from 1948 by Christopher Breward
    British Design from 1948 (English, Paperback)

    This landmark book celebrates the best of British design, documenting the transformation of Britain's design landscape since 1948. Presenting a comprehensive survey of fashion and textiles, furniture, ceramics and glass, theatre design, graphics, photography, architecture and fine art.

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  • Styling Shanghai by Christopher Breward
    Styling Shanghai (English, Paperback)

    Styling Shanghai is the first book dedicated to exploring the city's fashion cultures, examining its growing status as one of the world's foremost fashion cities. From its origins as an international treaty port in the nineteenth century, Shanghai has emerged as a global leader in the production, mediation and consumption of fashion. This book reveals how the material and imaginative context of...

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  • British Design from 1948 by Christopher Breward
    British Design from 1948 (English, Hardback)

    This landmark book celebrates the best of British design between 1948 and 2012, in a comprehensive survey of over 350 of the finest examples of fashion and textiles, furniture, ceramics and glass, theatre design, graphics, photography, architecture, fine art and sculpture from the period.

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  • The London Look by Christopher Breward
    The London Look (English, Hardback)

    From Savile Row to Carnaby Street, from the bohemian dress of the Oscar Wilde circle in the nineteenth century to the punk street styles of recent years, London has been a significant source of fashion style. This stunning book, a rich and stimulating history of two hundred years of London fashion, explores the circumstances and characteristics that have made the London look? distinctive....

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