Previously available in the Dutch edition ‘De macht van de mode

The Power of Fashion About Design and Meaning

By Rosetta Brooks, Patrizia Calefato, Ginger Gregg Duggan, Akiko Fukai, Henk Hoeks, Erik de Kuyper, Dirk Lauwaert, Ulrich Lehmann, Gilles Lipovetsky, Ted Polhemus, Jack Post, Karin Schacknat, Anneke Smelik, José Teunissen, Chris Townsend, Barbara Vinken

Fashion includes much more than the new skirt length, new colors or current accessories. Image, individuality, group identity and many other facets also play a role. Fashion is no longer only prescribed by the catwalk; what happens on the street is just as important. Fashion is a mirror of society and reveals its social connections. 'The Power of Fashion' explains, in words and images, how fashion is interwoven worldwide with all facets of our society. Leading thread throughout the book are leading designers and their work.

Specifications
2006, English ISBN 9789058975119 Nederlands Edition ISBN 905897510 NUR 452
Author(s) Rosetta Brooks, Patrizia Calefato, Ginger Gregg Duggan, Akiko Fukai, Henk Hoeks, Erik de Kuyper, Dirk Lauwaert, Ulrich Lehmann, Gilles Lipovetsky, Ted Polhemus, Jack Post, Karin Schacknat, Anneke Smelik, José Teunissen, Chris Townsend, Barbara Vinken
Design Roger Willems
Pages 416 p.
Dimensions 17 × 24 cm
Illustrations Ca. 350 b/w and colour ills.
Binding Flexicover