The fashionable mind: reflections on fashion, 1970-1981

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Knopf, Oct 12, 1981 - Health & Fitness - 270 pages
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In these thirty-two essays, the fashion critic of "The New Yorker" inquires into the meaning of fashion and the resonance that exists between fashion trends and the undercurrent of change in American culture

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Review: The Fashionable Mind: Reflections on Fashion, 1970-1982

User Review  - Alaina - Goodreads

I didn't have high expectations for this book. After all, fashion writing in periodicals is not known for its brilliant style. But excellent writing and deep insight is exactly what I got. Kennedy ... Read full review

Review: The Fashionable Mind: Reflections on Fashion, 1970-1982

User Review  - Tereneh - Goodreads

This is one of if not the smartest collection of essays on fashion. I know fashion is important and intelligent - it makes me sad to see it reduced to trends, celebrities and competition. This book renewed my love for fashion. Read full review

Contents

The Secret Power of Dress
7
Painted Women
18
Photographing Fashion
36
Copyright

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About the author (1981)

Ms. Fraser is a contributing writer to The New York Times and Vogue.

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