Fashion, Desire and Anxiety: Image and Morality in the 20th Century
Drawing upon both contemporary visual and written sources, this book illuminates the role that fashion plays in reflecting and shaping attitudes toward display and adornment. As traditional cultural notions of what is admissible or acceptable have fragmented, fashion has been a key site for experimentation. At both the haute couture and street level, clothing enables ident...more
Paperback, 144 pages
Published March 1st 2001 by Rutgers University Press
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