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Título When clothes become fashion: design and innovation systems / Ingrid Loschek ; [translated into English by Lucinda Rennison]Libros / Impreso - Libros
Autor(es) Loschek, Ingrid (Autor)
Publicación Oxford ; New York, NY : Berg, 2009
Descripción Física viii, 245 páginas : ilustraciones ; 25 cm
Idioma Inglés;
ISBN 9781847883667
Clasificación(es) 391
HUMANIDADES Y CIENCIAS SOCIALES
Departamento de Artes y Humanidades
Materia(s) Moda; Industria del vestido; Diseño de modas; Estética; Indumentaria - Aspectos psicológicos;
Nota(s) Incluye referencias bibliográficas e índice.
CONTENIDO: Introduction -- Fashion theory. Does fashion need a theory? -- Textiles as material -- Clothes as form -- Fashion as system -- Invention and innovation. When is invention? -- When is creativity? -- When is innovation? -- When clothes become fashion. When is fashion? -- When is fashion art? -- When is fashion design? -- Epilogue.
Resumen When, how and why do clothes become fashion? Fashion is more than mere clothing. It is a moment of invention, a distillation of desire, a reflection of a zeitgeist. It is also economically relevant relying on an intricate network of manufacture, marketing and retail. Fashion is both medium and message but it does not explain itself. It requires language and images for its global mediation. It develops from the prescience of the designer and is dependent on acceptance by observers and wearers alike. When Clothes Become Fashion explores the structures and strategies which underlie fashion innovation, how fashion is perceived and the point at which clothing is accepted or rejected as fashion. The book provides a clear theoretical framework for understanding the system of fashion - its aesthetic premises, plurality of styles, performative impulses, social qualities and economic conditions.
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