Fashion and Music

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Berg, Jul 1, 2011 - Design - 200 pages
The relationship between popular music and fashion has been a culturally significant one since the 1950s, and this book explores how music and musicians play a key role in the shaping of identity, taste and consumption. Using a range of historical and contemporary examples, this book uncovers the way in which fashion and music have worked to shape contemporary attitudes to bodies and identities.

Focusing on performers as much as fans, on the mainstream as much as the underground, Fashion and Music provides a lens through which to examine themes of gender, sexuality, ageing and youth, ethnicity, body image, consumer culture, fandom and postmodernity.

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Branding Fashion and Music
Fans Music Clothes and Consumption
Fashioning the Womanly Body of the Female
Style Masculinity and the Boyband
Fashion the Body and the Ageing Music Star
Music Ethnicity and Nation
Music Clothes and Queer Bodies
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About the author (2011)

Janice Miller is Senior Lecturer in Cultural and Historical Studies at the London College of Fashion.

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