Fashion - Philosophy for Everyone: Thinking with Style
Copyright © 2011 Blackwell Publishing Ltd.
Editor(s): Jessica Wolfendale, Jeanette Kennett
Published Online: 31 AUG 2011 08:33AM EST
Print ISBN: 9781405199902
Online ISBN: 9781444345568
Series Editor(s): Fritz Allhoff
About this Book
If you just can't decide what to wear, this enlightening guide will lead you through the diverse and sometimes contradictory aspects of fashion in a series of lively, entertaining and thoughtful essays from prominent philosophers and writers.
- A unique and enlightening insight into the underlying philosophy behind the power of fashion
- Contributions address issues in fashion from a variety of viewpoints, including aesthetics, the nature of fashion and fashionability, ethics, gender and identity politics, and design
- Includes a foreword by Jennifer Baumgardner, feminist author, activist and cultural critic, editor of Ms magazine (1993-7) and regular contributor to major women's magazines including Glamour and Marie-Claire