Fashion 1


Thinking with Style

  • Pub Date: September 6, 2011
  • Format: Softcover
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
  • ISBN-13: 9781405199902
  • Language: English
  • Pages: 232
  • Trim Size: 9.098 x 6 x 0.709 in


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About This Book

If you just can’t decide what to wear, this enlightening guide will lead you through the diverse and sometimes contradictory aspects of fashion in a series of lively, entertaining and thoughtful essays from prominent philosophers and writers.

  • A unique and enlightening insight into the underlying philosophy behind the power of fashion
  • Contributions address issues in fashion from a variety of viewpoints, including aesthetics, the nature of fashion and fashionability, ethics, gender and identity politics, and design
  • Includes a foreword by Jennifer Baumgardner, feminist author, activist and cultural critic, editor of Ms magazine (1993-7) and regular contributor to major women’s magazines including Glamour and Marie-Claire