This new edition of a bestselling textbook is designed for students, scholars, and anyone interested in 20th century fashion history.
Accessibly written and well illustrated, the book outlines the social and cultural history of fashion thematically, and contains a wide range of global case studies on key designers, styles, movements and events.
The new edition has been revised and expanded: there are new sections on eco-fashion, fashion and the museum, major changes in the fashion market in the 21st century (including the impact of new media and retailing networks), new technologies, fashion weeks, the rise of asian fashion centers and more. There are twice as many illustrations.
In its second edition, A Cultural History of Fashion in the 20th and 21st Centuries is the ideal introductory text for all students of fashion.
Bonnie English is Associate Professor in Art History & Theory at the Queensland College of Art, Griffith University, Brisbane, Australia.
Acknowledgements List Of Illustrations Preface To New Edition Introduction (Revised) The Interplay Of Commerce And Culture Before The First World War The Democratization Of Fashion In The 1920s: Machine Age Aesthetics Framing Fashion: The Artists Who Made Clothes Fashioning The American Body Postmodernism And Fashion Anti-Fashion Japanese Conceptual Fashion Globalization And E-Fashion Fashion And The Museum Changes In The Fashion Market: Late 20th To 21st Centuries Eco- Fashion And Sustainability Current Fashion: Where Is It Headed? Conclusion Notes Guide To Further Reading Bibliography