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Fashion's world cities

Author: Christopher Breward; David Gilbert
Publisher: Oxford : Berg, 2006.
Series: Cultures of consumption series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Publication:Bloomsbury Cultural History.
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This book examines the relationship between metropolitan modernity and fashion culture. The authors look at the significance of certain key sites in fashion's world order and at transformations in the connections between key cities.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Breward; David Gilbert
ISBN: 9780857854117 0857854119
OCLC Number: 770217693
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 285 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Urban modernity and urban orders. From Paris to Shanghai : the changing geographies of fashion's world cities / David Gilbert --
Urbane fashion / Elizabeth Wilson --
Styles and representations. Paris, Capitale de la Mode : representing the fashion city in the media / Agnès Rocamora --
Placing Tokyo on the fashion map : from catwalk to streetstyle / Yuniya Kawamura --
Curating the fashion city : New York style at the V & A / Sonnet Stanfill --
New stars, new fashions and their female audience : cinema, consumption and cities 1953-1966 / Pamela Church Gibson --
Re-fabricating the urban order. How New York stole modern fashion / Norma Rantisi --
Milan : The city of Prêt-à-Porter in a world of fast fashion / Simona Segre Reinach --
Mapping Moscow fashion : spaces and spectacles of consumption / Olga Vainshtein --
Shaping the shopping city : master plans and pipe dreams in London's West End 1945-1979 / Bronwen Edwards --
Fashion cities and transnational networks. La Mode Dakaroise : elegance, transnationalism and an African fashion capital / Hudita Nura Mustafa --
Far out and way in : London as fashion cosmopolis 1945-1979 / Sonia Ashmore --
Fabrications of India : transnational fashion networks / Claire Dwyer --
Sewing machines and dream machines: Los Angeles and San Francisco : the case of the blue jean / Leslie W. Rabine and Susan Kaiser.
Series Title: Cultures of consumption series.
Other Titles: Berg fashion library.
Responsibility: edited by Christopher Breward and David Gilbert.
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