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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

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

Fashion Victims The Dangers of Dress Past and Present by Alison Matthews-David Fashion Victims The Dangers of Dress Past and Present

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

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

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


Format: Paperback - Released: 10/05/2017

Coming Soon

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

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: 19/10/2017

A Fashion Dictionary by Janey Ironside A Fashion Dictionary


Format: Paperback - Released: 30/10/2017

Other books in this genre

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

Delft Blue to Denim Blue Contemporary Dutch Fashion by Anneke Smelik Delft Blue to Denim Blue Contemporary Dutch Fashion

The complete, contemporary, colourful companion to Dutch Fashion
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/03/2017

The Social Life of Kimono Japanese Fashion Past and Present by Sheila (Jumonji Gakuen Women's University, Japan) Cliffe The Social Life of Kimono Japanese Fashion Past and Present
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The kimono is an iconic garment with a history as rich and colourful as the textiles from which it is crafted. Deeply associated with Japanese culture both past and present, it has often been thought of as a highly gendered,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 23/03/2017

The Geographies of Fashion Consumption, Space and Value by Louise Crewe The Geographies of Fashion Consumption, Space and Value

Clothes are inherently geographical objects, yet few of us consider the social and economic significance of their journey from design to production to consumption. The Geographies of Fashion is the first in-depth study of fashion economies from a geographer's perspective,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 23/03/2017

The Geographies of Fashion Consumption, Space and Value by Louise Crewe The Geographies of Fashion Consumption, Space and Value

Clothes are inherently geographical objects, yet few of us consider the social and economic significance of their journey from design to production to consumption. The Geographies of Fashion is the first in-depth study of fashion economies from a geographer's perspective,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 23/03/2017

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