Fashion as Communication
What kinds of things do fashion and clothing say about us? What does it mean to wear Gap or Gaultier, Milletts or Moschino? Are there any real differences between Hip-Hop style and Punk anti-styles? In this fully revised and updated edition, Malcolm Barnard introduces fashion and clothing as ways of communicating and challenging class, gender, sexual and social identities.
Drawing on a range of theoretical approaches from Barthes and Baudrillard to Marxist, psychoanalytic and feminist theory, Barnard addresses the ambivalent status of fashion in contemporary culture.
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ETYMOLOGIES AND DEFINITIONS OF FASHION
Fashion clothing and trivia I
Fashion clothing and culture
Fashion clothing power and ideology
Fashion clothing and trivia II
Writing about fashion and clothing
FASHION CLOTHING AND THE REPRODUCTION
Fashion clothing sex and gender I
Fashion clothing and class II
Fashion clothing sex and gender II
FASHION CLOTHING AND POSTMODERNITY
Meaning as internal to the garmentlensembleimage 19
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