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Cultural studies: fashion & society

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Transglobal fashion narratives
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Everywhere we look, people are using fashion to communicate self and society-who they are, and where they belong. Transglobal Fashion Narratives prese...
Inside the royal wardrobe
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Queen Alexandra used clothes to fashion images of herself as a wife, a mother and a royal: a woman who both led Britain alongside her husband Edward V...

Edwardian fashion
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Fashion in the Edwardian period underwent some quite revolutionary changes. The delicately coloured, flower-and-lace-trimmed trailing gowns and elabor...
Creative sole
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Creative Sole, Japanese Sneaker Culture is a book that looks at Japan's prolific presence in sneaker culture globally. Creative, covetable and cool, J...

Dressed
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We are all dressed. But how often do we pause to think about the place of our clothes in our lives? What unconscious thoughts do we express when we dr...
Fashion in the 1920s
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The 1920s was a vibrant, energetic decade that bustled with jazz music, fast cars and glamorous movie stars. Fashion was at the forefront of this firs...

Vogue - the gown
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Illustrated with fabulous images from Vogue's archive, Vogue: The Gown is the ultimate book for fashion lovers.In Vogue: The Gown, Jo Ellison has gath...
Plus+
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Style inspiration for everyone, no matter your size.Be inspired by 100 of the very best plus-size street style images from around the world.Plus-size ...

Stitches in time
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Riffling through the wardrobes of years gone by, costume historian Lucy Adlington reveals the rich stories underlying the clothes we wear in this styl...
By the emperor's hand
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By the sixth century of the common era the Roman Empire already had many hundreds of years of accumulated ceremonial embedded in its government, and p...

Tattoo street style
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Inspiring and captivating, Tattoo Street Style is a tribute to creativity and self-expression, a celebration of body, beauty, and style, a manifesto f...
History of men's fashion
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- Everything you ever wanted to know about men?s clothing ? and so much more - from the exact hour Nelson lost his right eye to the type of palm neede...

Edwardian ladies' hat fashions
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Based upon the author's large personal collection of beautiful fashion postcards from Edwardian times, this book takes the reader on a journey through...
Out of the box
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A groundbreaking traveling exhibition, Out of the Box showcases sneakers, from the mid-nineteenth century to sports performance breakthroughs, to pres...

Inside Vogue
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The secret diary of Vogue Editor-in-Chief Alexandra Shulman and the real story behind the BBC ABSOLUTELY FASHION documentary.'One of the great social ...
Stitched up
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*Shortlisted for the Bread and Roses Prize, 2015* *BR**BR**Winner of the ICA Bookshop Book of the Year 2014**BR**BR*Stitched Up delves into the alluri...

Christian Louboutin
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An extraordinary monograph created by Christian Louboutin, renowned for his beautifully crafted handmade shoes, in particular his elegantly sexy stile...
Balenciaga
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Cristóbal Balenciaga (1895-1972) remains one of the most revered and enigmatic of fashion designers. Here, breathtaking illustrations reveal why he i...

Fashion victims
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A thoughtful, lavishly illustrated, and highly readable account of the fabulous French fashion world in the pre-Revolutionary period This engrossing b...
Sock
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Object Lessons is a series of short, beautifully designed books about the hidden lives of ordinary things. Who ponders the sock? This common object i...

Corsets and codpieces
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Have you ever wondered why we wear the type of clothes we do? Packed with outlandish outfits, this exciting history of British fashion trends reveals ...
Costume
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This expanded and updated edition of John Peacock's unrivalled collection of drawings ranges over eleven centuries of English historical costume. More...

The costume history
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Originally published in France between 1876 and 1888, Auguste Racinet's Le Costume historique was in its day the most wide-ranging and incisive study ...
Forever Stardust
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Most of the many books about David Bowie track his artistic 'changes' chronologically throughout his career. This book, uniquely, examines Bowie's 'sa...

Fashion, culture, and identity
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What do our clothes say about who we are or who we think we are? How does the way we dress communicate messages about our identity? Is the desire to b...
Clothing poverty
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'An interesting and important account.'Daily TelegraphHave you ever stopped and wondered where your jeans came from? Who made them and where? Ever won...

The button box
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A wooden box holds the buttons of three generations of women in Lynn Knight's family - each one with its own tale to tell...Tracing the story of women...
Dress [with] sense
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Dress [with] Sense is the perfect guide for fashion lovers of all ages keen to embrace a more ethical and environment-friendly approach to their wardr...

Queer style
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Queer Style offers an insight into queer fashionability by addressing the role that clothing has played in historical and contemporary lifestyles. Fro...
Fashion in the time of William Shakespeare
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Garments and accessories are prominent in almost all of William Shakespeare's plays, from Hamlet and Othello to A Midsummer Night's Dream and Twelfth ...

Tokyo fashion city
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The fashionable, eccentric pedestrians of Tokyo are captured with hundreds of portrait photographs in this fun guide to Tokyo street fashion. Tokyo is...
Gods and kings
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In Gods and Kings Dana Thomas, author of Deluxe, tells the story of how John Galliano and Alexander McQueen changed the face of fashionIn the first de...

Vanity Fair 100 years
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Vanity Fair 100 Years showcases a century of personality and power, art and commerce, crisis and culture-both highbrow and low. In the sumptuous 384-p...
The dress
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From Ms Hepburn's elegant black shift to Lady Gaga's meat gown, The Dress relives the marvellous and unforgettable dresses of fashion: think Liz Hurle...

The suit
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Be as in love with your jeans, sweatpants, or flannels as you want, it's hard to refute the sumptuous feel of a finely tailored suit-as well as the st...
The Parisian field guide to men's style
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From fashion and grooming tips to wardrobe essentials, Ines de la Fressange and Sophie Gachet reveal-with humor and fashion- insider savoir fair...

Vogue on Cristóbal Balenciaga
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In 1936, Cristobal Balenciaga opened a fashion house in Paris, after fleeing the Spanish civil war; within a couple of seasons he had raised fashion t...
Viking clothing
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Contrary to popular myth, the Vikings had a reputation for neatness and their fashions were copied far beyond the realms of Scandinavia. Those who cou...

The Best of Norman Parkinson
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Norman Parkinson (1913-1990) is one of the greatest and most influential photographers of the twentieth century. Beginning in the 1930s his style of w...
Fashion illustration in Britain
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Before the invention of photography, the fashion-conscious public relied on illustrations in magazines to follow the latest developments in style, and...

Red lipstick
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A unique, full-color compendium that celebrates and explores the enduring power and allure of the world's most iconic lip shade, jam-packed with enter...
Fashion, desire and anxiety
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This text argues that fashion and the imagery surrounding it give us a vision of Western culture that is both enticing and alienating. Rebecca Arnold exlores the nature of modern fashion, attempting to unravel the desire and anxiety that it provokes.

Vogue on Vivienne Westwood
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A provocateur, radical thinker and instigator of the most important sartorial statements of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries, Vivienne Westwoo...
The 1940s look
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Continuing interest in life on the Home Front during the Second World War means that the style of the 1940s has never been more popular. People are re...

The hidden history of American fashion
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This book is the first in-depth exploration of the revolutionary designers who defined American fashion in its emerging years and helped build an indu...
Baroque between the wars
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Baroque between the Wars is a fascinating and new account of the arts in the twenties and thirties. We often think of this time as being dominated by ...

Sinophilia
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Sinophilia
The fashion business reader
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The Fashion Business Reader is the first comprehensive anthology of classic and cutting-edge writings on the global fashion business, from production ...

Shoes and pattens
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Until recently, very little was known about medieval shoes. Glimpses in manuscript illustrations and on funerary monuments, with the occasional refere...
Be more Japan
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Be More Japan is a celebration of all things Japanese - from the country's fascinating, ancient traditions to its unique and influential modern cultur...