Men in the Mirror: Men's Fashion, Masculinity, and Consumer Society

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In recent decades, the myth of fashionable women and sartorially challenged men has been overturned not least through the proliferation of men's style magazines such as GQ and the emergence of masculinity as a marketing tool. In this engaging book, Edwards applies a sociological approach to our understanding of men's fashion, which he argues is significant in the nexus of masculinity and society, past and present, rather than a narrow artistic or aesthetic interest. Rejecting an essentialist or 'natural' origin, Edwards ...

Men in the Mirror: Men's Fashion, Masculinity, and Consumer Society 2016, Bloomsbury Publishing PLC, New York

ISBN-13: 9781474287340

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