STYLES | PERIODS | WRITINGS ON FASHION

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Catalog: FALL 2019 p. 179   

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The Museum at FIT, 12/10/19Ė05/09/20

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Power Mode

The Force of Fashion

Edited by Emma McClendon.

Featured image is reproduced from 'Power Mode.'

The power of mode and the role of fashion from the 18th century to the present.

Power Mode: The Force of Fashion explores the multiple roles fashion plays in establishing, reinforcing, and challenging power dynamics within society. Published in tandem with The Museum at FIT exhibition of the same title, this book is divided thematically into five chapters that focus on the impact of military uniforms, suits, status dressing, resistance, and sex on the power of fashion. It takes an object-based approach to investigate how certain garments have come to be culturally associated with power, as well as how their meanings have evolved over time. It also examines how fashion designers have interpreted these stylistic archetypesóboth to convey and to subvert power.

Texts by exhibition curator Emma McClendon are joined by object-based essays from renowned fashion scholars Valerie Steele, Christopher Breward, Jennifer Craik, and Peter McNeil, as well as Pulitzer-Prize-winning journalist Robin Givhan. The book also includes an essay by Kimberly M. Jenkins on the intersection of race, fashion, and power. This collection of texts offers readers a variety of perspectives to help form a theoretical framework for considering the power dynamics inherent in fashion objects.


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Moments

MOMENTS

Edited by Linda Loppa.

SKIRA

ISBN: 9788857231761
USD $55.00
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Pub Date: 11/15/2016
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Italian Glamour

ITALIAN GLAMOUR

By Enrico Quinto, Paolo Tinarelli.

SKIRA

ISBN: 9788857224282
USD $65.00
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Pub Date: 4/21/2015
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Uman: The Essays, #5

UMAN: THE ESSAYS, #5

By Joachim Bessing.

SKIRA

ISBN: 9788857207827
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Pub Date: 9/6/2011
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Haute Couture in the Kitchen

HAUTE COUTURE IN THE KITCHEN

By Paola Caovilla.

SKIRA

ISBN: 9788876244346
USD $75.00
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Pub Date: 5/9/2006
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Fashioning Value - Undressing Ornament

FASHIONING VALUE - UNDRESSING ORNAMENT

By Femke de Vries.

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ISBN: 9789491677885
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Pub Date: 2/16/2016
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One to One

ONE TO ONE

Edited with text by Amelia Groom, T'ai Smith, Hanka van der Voet, Joke Robaard.

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ISBN: 9789491677861
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Pub Date: 1/1/2019
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Dictionary Dressings

DICTIONARY DRESSINGS

Edited by Femke de Vries. Introduction by Femke de Vries, Ruby Hoette. Text by Joke Roobaard, Barbara Brownie.

ONOMATOPEE

ISBN: 9789491677601
USD $30.00
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Pub Date: 10/20/2017
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11'' x 17''

11'' X 17''

By Elisa van Joolen.

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ISBN: 9789491677144
USD $25.00
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Pub Date: 10/21/2014
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Italian Fashion Now

ITALIAN FASHION NOW

Text by Maria Luisa Frisa.

MARSILIO EDITORI

ISBN: 9788831798129
USD $39.95
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Pub Date: 9/6/2011
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Simonetta

SIMONETTA

Text by Maria Luisa Frisa, Judith Cark, Vittoria C. Caratozzolo.

MARSILIO EDITORI

ISBN: 9788831793995
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Pub Date: 9/2/2008
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Giorgio Armani

GIORGIO ARMANI

Text by Giusi Ferre.

MARSILIO EDITORI

ISBN: 9788831720755
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Pub Date: 2/16/2016
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In Praise of Hands

IN PRAISE OF HANDS

Text by Franco Cologni. Photographs by Patrick Gries, Francesco Cito.

MARSILIO EDITORI

ISBN: 9788831714860
USD $90.00
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Pub Date: 9/10/2013
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