Case wit some excellent writing knowledge of fashion and the industry and the ability to think about fashion in terms of its cultural significance and the way it negotiates identity and the ability to think about fashion in terms of its cultural significance and the way it negotiates identity for a group and the individual Gender is often to the forefront and the articles are attentive to constructions of masculinity as well as femininity even androgyny which fashion has long embraced as is race great article from Bebe Moore Campbell on afro hair from Ebony in 1982 More recent articles from 2016 18 look at presidential fashion for example on afro hair from Ebony in 1982 More recent articles from 2016 18 look at presidential fashion for example the loss of the tie as men in politics try to convey that they are also men of the people itto the rolled up sleeves look worked so well by Barack Obama So I absolutely recommend this to anyone fascinated by fashion and fashion writing and the chronological arrangement offers an intriguing glimpse into how what we buy fantasise over esire and wear is so much than just what we put on in the morningThanks to Bloomsbury for an ARC via NetGalle. Lity of Audacious Missions Of World War Ii dress and clothing in an increasingly visualigital worldBringing together two centuries of previously uncollected articles and "writings from Oscar Wilde's editorial's in Women's World to the ground breaking fashion journalism of the 1980s and today's proliferation of "from Oscar Wilde's editorial's in Women's World to the ground breaking fashion journalism of the 1980s and today's proliferation of bloggers it will be an essential resource for students of fashion studies media and journali.
Free ownload µ PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ç Francesca GranataMcueen said I m not big on women looking naive There is a hidden agenda in the fragility of romanceNow the mouth is back as bloody gash a visible wound This mouth bleeds over everything mouth is back as bloody gash a visible wound This mouth bleeds over everything ice cream table napkins towelsWe will leave our blood spoor behind us to show we have been thereThey all ripped blood over everything as they stalked sophisticatedly to their Ragnarok dooms In their wake lipstick traces on a cigarette stub the perfect imprint like half a heart of a scarlet lower lip on arained Martini glass the te This is a fascinating collection of articles that is aimed at the
*fashionmedia student but which is just as stimulating *student but which is just as stimulating enjoyable to the general reader I would though uibble about the title is it really fashion criticism Or just fashion journalism or writing While Granata is right to foreground the lack of status generally attributed to fashion writing these pieces selected from newspapers and magazines Sniping Rifles On The Eastern Front 1939 45 do not interrogate or scrutinise either the terms of referenc. This is the first anthology of fashion criticism a growing field that has been too long overlooked The Fashion Criticism Reader aims to redress the balance claiming a place for writing on fashion alongside other well established areas of criticism on popular cultureExploring the history of fashion criticism this essential work takes us from the so called 'women's section' of. E fashion criticism or really turn an eye back on either content or methodology in the way that say literary film or art criticismoes there s no theorising no self analysis no self consciousness of what these individual pieces and writers might be Norwegian Waffen Ss Legion 1941 43 doing There s only a light historicised tradition of what fashion writing might be ando For example one of the few articles by an outsider to the fashion industry is Susan Sontag s Looking with Avedon from 1978 which I Cold War Fleet d expected to explicitly apply gaze theory to fashion photography Laura Mulvey s seminal essay on the male gaze in visual culture having been published in 1975uring the second Of Feminist Theorising But feminist theorising but it s perhaps there as a covert underpinning to the piece but the lack of any kind of engaged intellectual underpinning is what makes me mentally file these pieces as journalism but not criticismThat said the articles collected here most of which are short pieces recognisable from their magazine origins show. 19th century newspapers to the work of Bill Cunningham in The New York Times and from early Vogue features to the multi media platform work of SHOWstudio Examining the gender ynamics of the field and its historical association with the feminine The Fashion Criticism Reader emonstrates how fashion has gained ground as a subject of critical analysis capitalizing on the centra. demonstrates how fashion has gained ground as a subject of critical analysis capitalizing on the centra.