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Fashion and costume in American popular culture

a reference guide

by Valerie Burnham Oliver

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Published by Greenwood Press in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Costume -- United States -- Bibliography.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [241]-246) and indexes.

      StatementValerie Burnham Oliver.
      SeriesAmerican popular culture,
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsZ5694.U5 O45 1996
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 279 p. ;
      Number of Pages279
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL963943M
      ISBN 100313294127
      LC Control Number96000161

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        In Boston and Philadelphia in the decades around the American Revolution, the adoption of plain undress styles was a conscious reaction to the excesses of European court dress; Benjamin Franklin caused a sensation by appearing at the French court in his own hair (rather than a wig) and the plain costume of Quaker Philadelphia. Fashion, Style & Popular Culture, Norristown, Pennsylvania. likes. Fashion, Style & Popular Culture is a journal specifically dedicated to the area of fashion scholarship and its interfacings.

      The Gender Politics of Fashion. It's always been socially hazardous for the few brave souls willing to don a radically new style. Because of the social and political meanings often associated with traditional styles, and the ever-present popular pressure to conform to dominant trends, mavericks flouting convention have long been targeted as objects of public ridicule for their public displays. The culture of the United States of America is primarily of Western origin, but is influenced by a multicultural ethos that includes African, Native American, Asian, Pacific Island, and Latin American people and their cultures. It also has its own distinct social and cultural characteristics, such as dialect, music, arts, social habits, cuisine, and folklore.


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Fashion and costume in American popular culture by Valerie Burnham Oliver Download PDF EPUB FB2

"I strongly recommend Fashion and Costume in American Popular Culture: A Reference Guide for use in the academic settings by faculty in guiding undergraduate and graduate research overall organization of the reference book insures a comprehensive documentation of a research topic."-Catherine A.

Cerny Assistant Professor, Department of Clothing /5(2). It covers topics from jeans to wedding dresses and features popular examples of how clothing is used and reflected in our culture through the literature discussed.

Of interest to scholars, 1/5(2). Certain topics are not included, such as the business aspects of the fashion industry, fashion illustration and photography, fashion merchandising generally, military uniforms, and Native American costume and clothing.

Additionally, the use of fashion, clothing. Get this from a library. Fashion and costume in American popular culture: a reference guide. [Valerie Burnham Oliver] -- Providing a convenient and unique look at fashion and costume literature and how it has developed historically, this volume discusses monographic and reference literature and provides information on.

Providing a convenient and unique look at fashion and costume literature and how it has developed historically, this volume discusses monographic and reference literature and provides information on periodicals, research centers, and costume museums and collections.

Providing a convenient and unique look at fashion and costume literature and how it has developed historically, this volume discusses monographic and reference literature and provides information on periodicals, research centers, and costume museums and collections. Fashion and costume in American popular culture: a reference guide Fashion and costume in American popular culture: a reference guide by Oliver, Valerie Burnham.

Appendix: Clothing and accessory terms used in the OCLS/WorldCat Database July 6, (sorted for books, serials, and media in English). Chapters in the book cover both historical and contemporary concerns, addressing a variety of other questions, including the role fashion plays in subcultures.

For students and scholars of fashion and popular culture – or anyone fascinated by what clothing can convey – Fashion in Popular Culture offers an engaging, interdisciplinary analysis. Fashion in Popular Culture is the prelude to a new journal Fashion, Style & Popular Culture that is being released in October This journal is also published by : Joseph Hancock, Toni Johnson-Woods, Vicki Karaminas.

But fashion is also art. Across the globe, museums host costume institutes, aimed at contextualizing fashion as the art form that it is. Most notably, the Victoria & Albert Museum and the Metropolitan Museum of Art, consistently host fashionthe traveling Savage Beauty exhibition debuted featuring pieces designed by Alexander McQueen for his namesake brand, as well the.

Popular with Canadians, it has reached beyond to other countries and fashion designers like Rag and Bone’s Fall runway show. But the sweater really took off in the s by Mary Maxim, a clothing company that originated in Manitoba, Canada. The premier text to illustrate the impact of war on textiles, bodies, costume, art, and design, Fashion and War in Popular Culture will be warmly welcomed by scholars of fashion design and theory, historians of fashion, and those interested in theories of warfare and military science.

About Twentieth-Century American Fashion. Shortlisted for the Millia Davenport AwardCostume Society of America Americans began the twentieth century standing in Europe's sartorial shadow, yet ended by outfitting the world in blue jeans, T-shirts and sneakers. How did this come about.

What changes in American culture were reflected in fashion. Dr Rebecca Arnold, review of Fashion and War in Popular Culture, (review no. ) DOI: /RiH// Date accessed: 13 June, many guises and inflections of American popular culture.

Our ambition was however not to start up a full-scale American Studies program from scratch in Stockholm, but to organize encounters, events, speaker series, workshop, conferences, and possibly a mobile research center—and to edit this collection as a first draft or travelogue.

The Modern Temper: American Culture and Society in the s and The s (American Popular Culture Through History) are two more books about life in the s. They are not fashion books, but they were very helpful to my research about the culture in the s. Fashion, Costume, and Culture: Clothing, Headwear, Body Decorations, and Footwear Through the Ages 5 Volume Set Edition 1.

Hardcover – December 5, by Sara Pendergast (Author), Mr Tom Pendergast (Author), Sarah Hermsen (Editor) out of 5 stars 1 ratingReviews: 1. The History of Sports Fashion: Tennis Uniforms – Allure magazine provides a closer look at the evolution of fashion within tennis throughout the ’s.

American Historama – Here you’ll find an in-depth article on women’s fashion in the ’s. The People History – Learn more about ’s fashion for men and women, including. Popular Culture In today 's world, everywhere you look there is image after image of people in less clothing, skinnier girls, and people attempting to look younger.

As our book has mentioned, there are three key components to popular culture which are fads, fashion and leisure activities. Unsurprisingly, some of the most popular and often used costume inspiration comes from the styles and trends of decades past—the classic poodle skirt, hippie garb and rocker attire will always reserve a warm place in our heart.

It was debated that whether the fashion editorial in Vogue US featuring American model Karlie Kloss in Japanese setting and costumes is cultural appropriation. Some argues that .Chapters in the book cover both historical and contemporary concerns, addressing a variety of other questions, including the role fashion plays in subcultures.

For students and scholars of fashion and popular culture--or anyone fascinated by what clothing can convey--Fashion in Popular Culture offers an engaging, interdisciplinary analysis. The second silhouette of the s began around (Laver ). The bustle collapsed into the the “princess line” style (Fig.

6). Named for Alexandra, Princess of Wales, who popularized the look, it consisted of a dress without a horizontal waist seam, fitted instead with long, vertical tucks and darts to create an extremely slim, body-conscious look (Fukai).