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Fashion's world cities

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
eBook, English, 2006
Berg, Oxford, 2006
Bloomsbury Cultural History.
1 online resource (xv, 285 pages) : illustrations
9780857854117, 0857854119
Print version
Part One: Fashion's World Cities: urban modernity and urban orders * From Paris to Shanghai: the changing geographies of fashion's world cities David Gilbert, Royal Holloway, University of London * Urbane Fashion: Fashionability and the city Elizabeth Wilson, University of the Arts, London Part Two: Fashion's World Cities: styles and representations * Paris, Capitale de la Mode: Representing the fashion city in the media Agnes Rocamora, London College of Fashion * Placing Tokyo on the Fashion Map: From catwalk to streetstyle Yuniya Kawamura, Fashion Institute of Technology, New York * Curating the Fashion City: New York style at the VA Sonnet Stanfill, Victoria and Albert Museum, London * Creating the Fashion City on Film 1953-1961 Pamela Church Gibson, London College of Fashion Part Three: Fashion's World Cities: refabricating the urban order * Milan, the city of pret porter: From Italian style to 'Made in Milan' Simona Segre Reinach, Fashion Studies, IULM University, Milan * How New York Stole Modern Fashion Norma Rantisi, Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec * Mapping Moscow Fashion: Spaces and spectacles of consumption Olga Vainshtein, Russian State University for the Humanities * Shaping the Shopping City: Master plans and pipe dreams in London's West End 1945-1979 Bronwen Edwards Royal Holloway, University of London Part Four: Fashion's World Cities: Transnational Networks * La Mode Dakaroise: Elegance, transnationalism and an African fashion capital Hudita Nura Mustafa, Sarah Lawrence College (NY) * Far Out and Way In: London as fashion cosmopolis, 1945-1979 Sonia Ashmore, London College of Fashion * Fabrications of India: Transnational networks and the making of 'East/West' fashion Claire Dwyer, University College London * Sewing Machines and Dream Machines: Los Angeles and San Francisco as global fashion cities Susan Kaiser Leslie W. Rabine, University of California, Davis