Fashion Cultures Revisited
Theories, Explorations and Analysis, 2nd Edition
Edited by Stella Bruzzi, Pamela Church Gibson
To Be Published November 11th 2013 by Routledge – 416 pages
From the catwalk to the shopping mall, from the big screen to the art museum, fashion continues to play an increasingly central role in contemporary culture.
Following on from their ground breaking collection Fashion Cultures, Fashion Cultures Revisited contains 26 newly written chapters exploring fashion culture from the start of the new millennium to present day. The book is divided into six parts each discussing different aspects of fashion culture such as:
Fashion Cultures Revisited explores every facet of contemporary fashion culture and the associated spheres of photography, magazines and television, and shopping and consequently is an ideal companion to those interested in fashion studies, cultural studies, art, film, fashion history, sociology and gender studies.
Introduction Stella Bruzzi and Pamela Church Gibson Part 1: Shopping, Spaces and Globalisation Chapter 1. A New World Order? Fashion and its capitals in the 21st Century David Gilbert Chapter 2. Branding Brazilian Fashion: Global Visibility and Intercultural Perspectives Nick Rees-Roberts and Silvano Mendez Chapter 3. India and Fashion’s new Geography Clare Wilkinson-Weber Chapter 4. A New Fashion Capital: Shanghai Armida de la Garza and Peng Ding Chapter 5. Sydney Style: Camping it up in the Emerald City Sally Gray Part 2: Changing Imagery, Changing Media Chapter 6. Yesterday’s Emblems and Tomorrow’s Commodities: the Return of the Repressed in Fashion Imagery Today Caroline Evans Chapter 7. Digital Fashion Film Gary Needham Chapter 8. Personal fashion blogs: Screens and mirrors in digital self-portraits Agnes Rocamora Chapter 9. Styling The Street – Fashion Performance, Stardom And Neo-Dandyism In Street Style Blogs Monica Titton Chapter 10. Exhibition-making: A Conversation Christopher Breward and Judith Clark Part 3: Altered Landscapes, New Modes of Production Chapter 11. Fashion Photography in the Seventies Alistair O’Neill Chapter 12. Escaping to reality: fashion photography in the 1990s Elliott Smedley Chapter 13. Fashioning indie: the consecration of a subculture and the emergence of "stylish" femininity Rachel Lifter Chapter 14. Capitalism’s Favourite Child: The Production of Fashion Adam Briggs Chapter 15. Tailoring and tweed: mapping the spaces of ‘slow fashion' Louise Crewe Part 4: Icons and their Legacies Chapter 16. The "fashion arts", Jean Michel Frank, Elsa Schiaparelli and the interwar aesthetic project Peter McNeil and Giorgio Riello Chapter 17. The Pink Suit Stella Bruzzi Chapter 18. Fab lesbianism and family values: costuming of lesbian identities in The L Word and The Kids are Alright Fiona Cox Chapter 19.Fashion as mythology: considering the legacy of Alexander McQueen Nathalie Khan Part 5: Contestation, Compliance, Feminisms Chapter 20. Fashion, Feminism and the Neo-Feminist Ideal: From Coco Chanel to Jennifer Lopez Hilary Radner and Natalie Smith Chapter 21. New Clothes, New Faces, New Bodies: Cosmetic Surgery and Fashion Meredith Jones Chapter 22. Female slenderness and the case of perverse compliant deception – or why size matters … Lorraine Gamman Chapter 23.Hijab stories: choice, politics, fashion Reina Lewis Chapter 24. Fashion, fears and ageing: contradictions and complexity across the media Pamela Church Gibson Part 6: Making Masculinities Chapter 25. ‘Heroes and villains: when men wear makeup’ Janice Miller Chapter 26.The Italian Job: Football, Fashion and that Sarong Stella Bruzzi Chapter 27. Vampire Dandies: fashionable masculine identities and style in popular culture Vicki Karaminas Chapter 28. "I’m saving the world, I need a decent shirt": masculinity and sexuality in the new Doctor Who Claire Jenkins Chapter 29. Suiting up and stripping off: The Male Makeover Lauren Thompson
Stella Bruzzi is Professor of Film and Television Studies at the University of Warwick and her publications include: Undressing Cinema: Clothing and Identity in the Movies (1997); New Documentary (2000 and 2006); Bringing Up Daddy: Fatherhood and Masculinity in Post-war Hollywood (2005); Seven Up (2006). As part of a Leverhulme Major Research Fellowship she is writing Approximation: Documentary, History and the Staging of Reality. Men’s Cinema: Masculinity and Mise-en-scène in Hollywood will be published by EUP in 2013. She was Chair of the Arts Faculty, Warwick from 2008—2011.
Pamela Church Gibson is Reader in Cultural and Historical Studies, Course Director of the MA in Film and Fashion at the London College of Fashion (University of the Arts). She is Principal Editor of Film, Fashion and Consumption and has edited The Oxford Guide to Film Studies (1998) and More Dirty Looks: Gender, Power, Pornography (2004). The monograph Fashion and Celebrity Culture (2011) was followed by two essays on the celebrification of the contemporary art world; her current project is to examine the history of the fashion documentary. She is President of the European Popular Culture Association.