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Fashioning society

Karl Aspelund

Fashioning society

a hundred years of haute couture by six designers

by Karl Aspelund

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Published by Fairchild Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fashion design -- History -- 20th century,
  • Fashion design -- History -- 19th century

  • Edition Notes

    StatementKarl Aspelund.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTT504 .A87 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxx, 380 p. :
    Number of Pages380
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23943127M
    ISBN 101563675978
    ISBN 109781563675973
    LC Control Number2007927515

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The book is a very nice size as well-the book size is 13x For me personally there is not a lot of text but just enough I found some of historical information quite fascinating.

This book also covers menswear of the period which I find very interesting as many of the fashion history books I have purchased in the past have placed more of an Cited by: 9.

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Society and self-fashioning. According to these pieces of advice, you should think about society not as a kind of zoo or curiosity shop where you can pick up a persona that suits you, but as the source of inspirational exemplars, diverse possible ways of shaping yourself, fascinating models.

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Yuniya Kawamura is Associate Professor of Sociology at the Fashion Institute of Technology, State University of New York, is the author of The Japanese Revolution in Paris Fashion (Berg, ), Fashion-ology (Berg, ), and Doing Research in Fashion and Dress (Berg, ). Yuniya Kawamura is Professor of Sociology at the Fashion Institute of Technology, New York, Brand: Berg Publishers.