Scholarly Fashion

Reading List

Beauvoir, Simone de. The Second Sex. Vintage Classic, 2015 (selection)

Boris, Eileen “Fashion Works,” Feminist Studies Vol. 43, No. 1 (2017), pp. 169-192

Butler, Judith. “Lacan, Riviere, and the Strategies of Masquerade,” Gender Trouble. Taylor and Francis, 2006. pp.43-57

Evans, Caroline “Yesterday’s Emblems and Tomorrow’s Commodities: The Return of the Repressed in Fashion Imagery Today.” Fashion Cultures: Theories, Explanations, ed. Bruzzi, Stella; Gibson, Pamela,London: Routledge, 2000. 

Garelick, Rhonda K. Mademoiselle: Coco Chanel and the Pulse of History. Pan Macmillan, 2015.

Gibson, Pamela “To Care for Her Beauty, to Dress Up, Is a Kind of Work”: Simone de Beauvoir, Fashion and Feminism” Women’s Studies Quarterly, Vol.41. No.½ Fashion (Spring-Summer 2012) pp.197-201.

Jenss, Heike. Fashioning Memory: Vintage Style and Youth Culture. Bloomsbury Academic, an Imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing, Plc, 2017.

McRobbie, Angela. “Second-Hand Dresses and the Role of the Rag Market.” Zoot Suits and SecondHand Dresses: An Anthology of Fashion and Music. New York: Routledge, 1989. Print.

Perthuis, de Karen, Findlay, Rosie “How Fashion Travels: The Fashionable Ideal in the Age of Instagram,” Fashion Theory, Vol.23. 2019, pp.219-242.

Puwar, Nirmal “Multicultural Fashion: Stirrings of Another Sense of Aesthetics and Memory,”

Feminist Review No. 71, Fashion and Beauty (2002), pp. 63-87.

Rabine, Leslie “A Woman’s Two Bodies: Fashion Magazines, Consumerism, and Feminism,” On Fashion. ed. Benstock, Shari, and Suzanne Ferriss. Rutgers University Press, 1994. pp. 59-75

Roberts, Graham “Leader of the Gang: Gosha Rubchinsky and the Death of Catwalk,” Fashion Theory, Volume 21, 2017 pp. 689-707.

Rosenheck, Mabel “Swing Skirts and Swinging Singles: Mad Men, Fashion, and Cultural Memory” Mad Men, Mad World: Sex, Politics, Style, and the 1960s., ed. Goodlad, Lauren M. E., et al.  Duke University Press, 2013. p.161-180

Rovine, Victoria L. African Fashion, Global Style: Histories, Innovations, and Ideas You Can Wear. Indiana University Press, 2015.

Silverman, Kaja. “Fragments of a Fashionable Discourse.” Studies in Entertainment, ed. Modleski, Tania, 139–52. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1986. Rpt. On Fashion, ed. Benstock, Shari and FerrisSusanne, 183–96. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 1994.

Steele, Valerie “The Corset: Fashion and Eroticism.”Fashion Theory 3.4, 1999. pp. 449-473

Taylor, Diana. The Archive and the Repertoire: Performing Cultural Memory in the Americas. Durham: Duke University Press, 2003.

Veillon, Dominique. Fashion under the Occupation. Berg, 2002.

Wilson, Elizabeth. Adorned in Dreams: Fashion and Modernity. I.B. Tauris & Co Ltd, 2016.

Wilson, Elizabeth. “Fashion & Memory: Unravelling twentieth-century fashion's relationship with memory and perpetual pursuit of the new.” Vestoj: The Platform for Critical Thinking on Fashion. Web. 16 May, 2016.

Wright, Lee “Objectifying Gender: The Stiletto Heel” Fashion Theory: a Reader. Ed. Barnard, Malcolm.Routledge, 2017, pp.197-207.

Young, Agnes Brooks “Fashion Has Its Laws,”  Fashion Theory: a Reader. Ed. Barnard, Malcolm.Routledge, 2017.

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