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Fashion & society books

See below for a selection of the latest books from Fashion & society category. Presented with a red border are the Fashion & society books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading.

With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Fashion & society books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!


Recently Published

Sneakers by Howie Kahn, Alex French, Rodrigo Corral Sneakers
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An absolute necessity for design devotees and sneakerheads of all ages. Sneakers is a definitive exploration of the creative energy, innovation, collaboration, and visionary intelligence behind the cultural phenomenon of sneakers.
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/11/2017

A Fashion Dictionary by Janey Ironside A Fashion Dictionary


Format: Paperback - Released: 30/10/2017

The Fashion Scents Style and Perfume and Chanel to Madonna by Nicoletta Polla-Mattiot The Fashion Scents Style and Perfume and Chanel to Madonna

A history of trends, illustrated through the evolution of tastes and styles of perfumes, scents and eaux de toilette - a celebration of women and their perfumes from the 1920s to the 1980s.
Format: Hardback - Released: 16/10/2017

Fashion and Masculinities in Popular Culture by Adam (University of Sydney, Australia) Geczy, Vicki (Massey University, New Zealand) Karaminas Fashion and Masculinities in Popular Culture
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Popular culture in the latter half of the twentieth century precipitated a decisive change in style and body image. Postwar film, television, radio shows, pulp fiction and comics placed heroic types firmly within public consciousness. This book concentrates on these...
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/09/2017

Luxury Indian Fashion A Social Critique by Tereza (University of Oslo, Norway) Kuldova Luxury Indian Fashion A Social Critique
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This unique ethnographic investigation examines the role that fashion plays in the production of the contemporary Indian luxury aesthetic. Tracking luxury Indian fashion from its production in village craft workshops via upmarket design studios to fashion soirees, Kuldova investigates the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 21/09/2017

Karl Rocks Karl Lagerfeld in Contemporary Art, Photography and Design by Collective Karl Rocks Karl Lagerfeld in Contemporary Art, Photography and Design


Format: Hardback - Released: 29/08/2017

Creative Sole: Japanese Sneaker Culture by Manami Okazaki Creative Sole: Japanese Sneaker Culture


Format: Paperback - Released: 15/08/2017

Fashion Victims The Dangers of Dress Past and Present by Alison (Ryerson University, Canada) Matthews-David Fashion Victims The Dangers of Dress Past and Present
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From insidious murder weapons to blaze-igniting crinolines, clothing has been the cause of death, disease and madness throughout history, by accident and design. Clothing is designed to protect, shield and comfort us, yet lurking amongst seemingly innocuous garments we find...
Format: Paperback - Released: 13/07/2017

Coming Soon

The Fashion Handbook by Tim Jackson, David Shaw The Fashion Handbook
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The Fashion Handbook is the indispensable guide to the fashion industry. It explores the varied and diverse aspects of the business, bringing together critical concepts with practical information about the industry's structure and core skills, as well as offering advice...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/01/2018

The Fashion Handbook by Tim Jackson, David Shaw The Fashion Handbook
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The Fashion Handbook is the indispensable guide to the fashion industry. It explores the varied and diverse aspects of the business, bringing together critical concepts with practical information about the industry's structure and core skills, as well as offering advice...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/01/2018

Sinophilia Fashion, Western Modernity and Things Chinese After 1900 by Sarah Cheang Sinophilia Fashion, Western Modernity and Things Chinese After 1900


Format: Paperback - Released: 01/01/2018

Modern Fashion Traditions Negotiating Tradition and Modernity through Fashion by M. Angela (Independent fashion anthropologist, Belgium) Jansen Modern Fashion Traditions Negotiating Tradition and Modernity through Fashion
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Modern Fashion Traditions questions the dynamics of fashion systems and spaces of consumption outside the West. Too often, these fashion systems are studied as a mere and recent result of globalization and Western fashion influences, but this book draws on...
Format: Paperback - Released: 25/01/2018

Fashion Crimes Dressing for Deviance by Jo Turney Fashion Crimes Dressing for Deviance

Explores how fashion and the deviant outsider connect in everyday dress.
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/02/2018

Other books in this genre

Coal and Velvet Views on Popular Costume by Jose Ortiz Echague Coal and Velvet Views on Popular Costume

Celebration of the great 20th-century couturier Cristobal Balenciaga showing eighty of his haute couture creations based on traditional Spanish costume.
Format: Paperback - Released: 26/06/2017

Fashionable Childhood Children in Advertising by Annamari Vanska Fashionable Childhood Children in Advertising

Fashionable Childhood is the first book to critically examine representations of children and childhood through fashion media. Focussing on themes such as innocence, sexuality, class, and gender, this book provides a detailed and fascinating overview of the topic over the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/06/2017

Fashionable Childhood Children in Advertising by Annamari Vanska Fashionable Childhood Children in Advertising

Fashionable Childhood is the first book to critically examine representations of children and childhood through fashion media. Focussing on themes such as innocence, sexuality, class, and gender, this book provides a detailed and fascinating overview of the topic over the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/06/2017

Classic Style Hand It Down, Dress It Up, Wear It Out by Kate Schelter Classic Style Hand It Down, Dress It Up, Wear It Out

A gorgeously illustrated guide to the classics --the essential clothes, accessories, beauty products, and everyday objects that define your personal style.
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/05/2017

Folk Fashion Understanding Homemade Clothes by Amy Twigger Holroyd Folk Fashion Understanding Homemade Clothes

Thinking radically about making & wearing homemade clothes
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/05/2017

Cool by Greg Foley, Andrew Luecke Cool
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Cool is a compendium of global youth subcultures and street styles from Flappers to Swing Kids, to Goths to today s Normcore that have shaped the fashion zeitgeist.
Format: Paperback - Released: 09/05/2017

Niche Fashion Magazines Changing the Face of Fashion by Ane Lynge-Jorlen Niche Fashion Magazines Changing the Face of Fashion

The inside story of the glossy fashion magazine
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/04/2017

Dressing for Austerity Aspiration, Leisure and Fashion in Post-war Britain by Geraldine Biddle-Perry Dressing for Austerity Aspiration, Leisure and Fashion in Post-war Britain

Fashioning a new Jerusalem in Austerity Britain
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/04/2017

Groundbreaking Fashion:100 Iconic Moments by Jane Rocca Groundbreaking Fashion:100 Iconic Moments

A celebration of fashion's most adventurous, outrageous moments
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/04/2017

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