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When Clothes Become Fashion: Design and Innovation Systems

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When, how and why do clothes become fashion? Fashion is more than mere clothing. It is a moment of invention, a distillation of desire, a reflection of a zeitgeist. It is also economically relevant relying on an intricate network of manufacture, marketing and retail. Fashion is both medium and message but it does not explain itself. It requires language and images for its global mediation. It develops from the prescience of the designer and is dependent on acceptance by observers and wearers alike. When Clothes Become ...

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When Clothes Become Fashion: Design and Innovation Systems 2009, Berg 3pl, New York

ISBN-13: 9781847883674

Hardcover