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The Resource Dress code : unlocking fashion from the new look to millennial pink, Véronique Hyland

Dress code : unlocking fashion from the new look to millennial pink, Véronique Hyland

Label
Dress code : unlocking fashion from the new look to millennial pink
Title
Dress code
Title remainder
unlocking fashion from the new look to millennial pink
Statement of responsibility
Véronique Hyland
Title variation
Dress code
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Why does fashion hold so much power over us? Most of us care about how we dress and how we present ourselves. Style offers clues about everything from class to which in-group we belong to. Bad Feminist for fashion, Dress Code takes aim at the institutions within the fashion industry while reminding us of the importance of dress and what it means for self-presentation. Everything--from societal changes to the progress (or lack thereof) of women's rights to the hidden motivations behind what we choose to wear to align ourselves with a particular social group--can be tracked through clothing. Veronique Hyland examines thought-provoking questions such as: Why has the "French girl" persisted as our most undying archetype? What does "dressing for yourself" really mean for a woman? How should a female politician dress? Will gender-differentiated fashion go forever out of style? How has social media affected and warped our sense of self-presentation, and how are we styling ourselves expressly for it? Not everyone participates in painting, literature, or film. But there is no "opting out" of fashion. And yet, fashion is still seen as superficial and trivial, and only the finest of couture is considered as art. Hyland argues that fashion is a key that unlocks questions of power, sexuality, and class, taps into history, and sends signals to the world around us. Clothes means something--even if you're "just" wearing jeans and a T-shirt
Cataloging source
ZPT
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Hyland, Véronique
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Fashion
  • Fashion
  • Fashion design
  • Fashion design
  • Clothing and dress
  • Clothing and dress
  • Clothing trade
  • Clothing trade
Target audience
adult
Label
Dress code : unlocking fashion from the new look to millennial pink, Véronique Hyland
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 267-268)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
part I. Underpinnings : why we wear what we wear: Think pink ; The kids are alright ; The "French girl" industrial complex ; Patagonia on Bedford Avenue ; Caviar on a potato chip -- part II. The top layer : fashion and the wider world: Déjà hue ; Who is she? ; Why can't I be you? ; Trial by fashion -- part III. High heels : dressing up for the patriarchy: Gaze of our lives ; The revolution will be spandex-clad ; Politics and fashion : we can't win -- part IV. Moon boots and jumpsuits : the future of fashion: Dress for the job you want : the tyranny of the uniform ; Basic instinct : why we're all starting to dress the same ; The couture body -- Epilogue
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xii, 268 pages
Isbn
9780063050839
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1302898284
  • (OCoLC)on1302898284
Label
Dress code : unlocking fashion from the new look to millennial pink, Véronique Hyland
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 267-268)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
part I. Underpinnings : why we wear what we wear: Think pink ; The kids are alright ; The "French girl" industrial complex ; Patagonia on Bedford Avenue ; Caviar on a potato chip -- part II. The top layer : fashion and the wider world: Déjà hue ; Who is she? ; Why can't I be you? ; Trial by fashion -- part III. High heels : dressing up for the patriarchy: Gaze of our lives ; The revolution will be spandex-clad ; Politics and fashion : we can't win -- part IV. Moon boots and jumpsuits : the future of fashion: Dress for the job you want : the tyranny of the uniform ; Basic instinct : why we're all starting to dress the same ; The couture body -- Epilogue
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xii, 268 pages
Isbn
9780063050839
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1302898284
  • (OCoLC)on1302898284

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