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Tribal Streetwear is a lifestyle streetwear brand that is inspired by a variety of southern California sub-cultures that includes graffiti, street art, skateboarding, surfing, tattoos, hip hop, breakdancing, punk, low-riders, and custom culture. This edited volume uses Tribal as a lens for examining the history of streetwear. 40 col. illus.
The first comprehensive study of the Copenhagen fashion culture in English, aims to inspire future generations of thinkers, creators, and practitioners in fashion and design fields to make the fashion industry more sustainable, ethical, and just. Latest in the Urban Chic series. 100 b/w illus.
Fashion Education maps out a praxis of inclusive fashion pedagogy. In this collection of 17 essays, fashion educators from Australia, Canada, the US and the UK recount their experiences, struggles and strategies of radically redesigning fashion curriculum to centre Black, Indigenous, brown, fat, disabled, queer and trans bodies. 59 b/w illus.
Essays about and interviews with contemporary caribbean writers, scholars and curators. Includes work by trained visual artists and vernacular artists with emphasis on the works of vernacular decorative and ornamental needle workers. Speaks to both indigenous traditions of the region and more globalised contemporary expressions. 27 col, 2b/w illus.
This collection explores queer craft and the material cultures of LGBTQ+ activism in Britain since the 1980s. It includes contributions from academics, artists, activists, curators, and heritage professionals. The first book of its kind, it weaves together an important web connecting queerness, craft and activism in Britain. 41 colour photographs Crafted with Pride In Conversation Events - events and dates here
The first study of Canada’s historical, economic and cultural relationship to luxury. From the fur trade to Indigenous resurgence, Eaton’s Made-in-Canada campaign to Toronto Fashion Week, Vancouver public artworks to Montréal’s fashiontech sector, this collection explains what makes Canadian luxury. 19 b/w illus.
Customized denim battle jackets are worn by heavy metal fans to show their devotion to the music and subcultures of metal. Unique study outlines the significance of battle jackets in metal scenes and makes connections to wider historic and contemporary culture. Original paintings of jackets and photographic portraits of the wearers. 80 col. illus.
A fresh approach to contemporary views of luxury focusing on extensive academic research and industry insights, pushing the boundaries by using luxury as a catalyst for innovative research in a variety of domains spanning design, art, craftsmanship, technology, retail, architecture and cultural and social studies. 12 col. illus.
Programmatically outlines a paradigmatic shift towards an expanded fashion discourse at the intersection of doing and thinking. Designers, artists, curators and theorists investigate the multifaceted debates on the rise of practice-based research in fashion and thus make a significant step to advance fashion studies. 24 col and 34 b/w illus.
As never before, women are rightfully in positions of political power, and into the maelstrom of mass media challenges to their fashions and their right to govern. An examination of the fraught narratives surrounding the clothing of women in leadership in Australia, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, the United States, Hong Kong, Taiwan, India and Indonesia. 7 b/w, 24 colour illus.
International Journal of Sustainable Fashion & Textiles is a peer-reviewed academic publication and the world’s first ongoing subscription journal dedicated to the area of sustainability and ethics in the fashion and textiles industry. Its principal objectives are to provide a platform for the advancement of sustainable fashion and textiles innovation, raise awareness of the environmental and social issues and disseminate how sustainable solutions can be implemented. For more information, to access the journal or to subscribe visit the Discover platform here.
Fashion, Style & Popular Culture is a peer-reviewed journal specifically dedicated to the area of fashion scholarship's interfacings with popular culture. It was established to provide an interdisciplinary environment for fashion academics and practitioners to publish innovative scholarship in all aspects of fashion and popular culture relating to design, textiles, production, promotion, consumption and appearance-related products and services. Sponsored by Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design. Special Issue: ‘#BlackLivesMatter: Fashion, Style & Aesthetics’. All content from this issue is available Open Access from Intellect Discover! Follow FSPC on: Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. This title is indexed with Scopus and the Web of Science’s Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI). For more information, to access the journal or to subscribe visit the Discover platform here
Critical Studies in Men's Fashion is the first peer-reviewed journal to focus exclusively on men's dress as a means of examining the tangible and intangible aspects of creating and maintaining appearance. The journal discusses gender, identity, sexuality, culture, marketing and business. All articles are double-blind peer reviewed. Theoretical and empirical scholarship in the form of original articles, reports and media reviews is welcome. This title is indexed with Scopus and the Web of Science’s Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI). For more information, to access the journal or to subscribe visit the Discover platform here.
A journal founded by Emanuela Mora, Agnès Rocamora and Paolo Volonté. The International Journal of Fashion Studies is an interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed journal that fosters the worldwide diffusion of fashion studies. Published bi-annually, the journal invites articles on all aspects of fashion as a social, cultural, historical and aesthetic phenomenon. Although the journal is open to contributions submitted in English, its principal aim is to be a platform for fashion studies developed by non-English speakers. This title is indexed with Scopus and the Web of Science’s Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI). For more information, to access the journal or to subscribe visit the Discover platform here.
The aim of Craft Research is to advocate and promote current and emerging craft research, including research into materials, processes, methods, concepts, aesthetic and style. This may be in any discipline area of the applied arts and crafts, including craft education. The journal will portray and build the crafts as a vital and viable modern discipline that has a vision for the future. It is distinct from mainstream journals in that it is dedicated to presenting and reporting on research, in the widest sense, in order to advance the knowledge in the field. Making this knowledge, in whatever form, available to the community will help build and advance the field, and present it – in all its diversity – as a strong and essential force that cannot be overlooked. All articles are double-blind peer-reviewed in order to maintain the highest standards of scholastic integrity. This title is indexed with Scopus and the Web of Science’s Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI). For more information, to access the journal or to subscribe visit the Discover platform here.
Critical Studies in Fashion & Beauty (CSFB) engages analytically, critically and creatively with fashion and/or beauty. It aims to challenge issues such as a) the conflation of fashion and beauty, b) the exclusion of masculinities, people of colour, older adults, differentially abled individuals, and queer and transgender subjectivities in fashion and/or beauty discourse and c) the blurring of distinct fashion and/or beauty industries. The journal seeks to foster more diverse and inclusive ways of understanding the field and to propel fresh theoretical and methodological approaches to the study of fashion. This title is indexed with Scopus and the Web of Science’s Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI). For more information, to access the journal or to subscribe visit the Discover platform here.
As a term which has made its way into everyday language, the idea of luxury has secured a place in contemporary society. Luxury Studies: The In Pursuit of Luxury Journal explores the many issues and debates surrounding the idea of luxury as a historical and contemporary phenomenon, both critically and commercially. Luxury Studies: The In Pursuit of Luxury Journal is published in association with In Pursuit of Luxury (IPOL). View the related title Crafting Luxury by Shaun Borstrock, Veronica Manlow, Mark Bloomfield and Silvio Carta here. For more information, to access the journal or to subscribe visit the Discover platform here.
Studies in Costume & Performance is a double-blind peer-reviewed journal that aims to encourage, generate and disseminate critical discourse on costume and the relationship between costume and performance. It considers costume as a symbiotic articulation of the body of the performer which is visual, cultural, political, material, temporal and performative. Whether performed live, mediated through a screen, or encountered in an archive, costume embodies and reflects not only the performance, but also societies, cultures and communities. For more information, to access the journal or to subscribe visit the Discover platform here.
This peer-reviewed journal brings together discourses pertinent to the study of dress practices, analysing and discussing clothing in all its guises, from design and manufacture to shops and shopping. It explores the dressed and undressed body in both local and global contexts. This title is indexed with Scopus and the Web of Science’s Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI). For more information, to access the journal or to subscribe visit the Discover platform here.
Film, Fashion & Consumption is a peer-reviewed journal designed to provide an arena for the presentation of research and practice-based writing within and between the fields of film, fashion, design, history and art history. The journal aims to unite and enlarge a community of researchers and practitioners in these fields, whilst also introducing a wider audience to new work, particularly to interdisciplinary research that looks at the intersections between film, fashion and consumption. This title is indexed with Scopus and the Web of Science’s Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI). For more information, to access the journal or to subscribe visit the Discover platform here.
The Journal of Curatorial Studies is an international, peer-reviewed publication that explores the cultural functioning of curating and its relation to exhibitions, institutions, audiences, aesthetics and display culture. As a critical and responsive forum for debate in the emerging field of curatorial studies, the journal fosters scholarship in the theory, practice and history of curating, as well as that of exhibitions and display culture in general. Link to free issue of Journal of Curatorial Studies. This title is indexed with Scopus and the Web of Science’s Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI). For more information, to access the journal or to subscribe visit the Discover platform here.