Poiret, Dior and Schiaparelli

Fashion, Femininity and Modernity

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Descripción editorial

Through a highly original and detailed analysis of the memoirs, interviews and other life writings of Poiret, Dior and Schiaparelli, this book explores changing notions of femininity in the early decades of the twentieth century, when the democratization of fashion began.



Examining the idea of modernity, eternity and the ephemeral in the writings of these haute couturiers, the book reflects on fashion's ambivalent approach to women, which both celebrated and vilified them, presenting them as both ultra modern style leaders and irrational creatures stuck in the past.



This fascinating text is key reading for scholars and students of fashion, gender studies, cultural studies and history.

GÉNERO
Técnicos y profesionales
PUBLICADO
2013
1 de agosto
IDIOMA
EN
Inglés
EXTENSIÓN
208
Páginas
EDITORIAL
Bloomsbury Academic
VENTAS
Bookwire Gesellschaft zum Vertrieb digitaler Medien mbH
TAMAÑO
3.2
MB

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