When Clothes Become Fashion

When Clothes Become Fashion

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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. This book 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 blinking dress, the jacket that changes its colour, and the like exist in the experimental fielda€”as high-tech ... hanging on chainsa€” his own form of recycling fashiona€”and in 1996 he assembled a minidress out of slide frames. ... In his Spring/Summer 2000 collection, Junya Watanabe presented dresses and capes that mutated into dresses made of the water-resistant fabric NanoTex in order to makeanbsp;...

Title:When Clothes Become Fashion
Author:Ingrid Loschek
Publisher:Berg - 2009-09-15


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