Fashion Theory: The Journal of Dress, Body & Culture logo

Fashion Theory takes as its starting point a definition of “fashion” as the cultural construction of the embodied identity. The importance of studying the body as a site for the deployment of discourses has been well established in a number of disciplines. Until Fashion Theorys launch in 1997 the dressed body had suffered from a lack of critical analysis. Increasingly scholars have recognized the cultural significance of self-fashioning, including not only clothing but also such body alterations as tattooing and piercing.

Fashion Theory provides an international and interdisciplinary forum for the rigorous analysis of cultural phenomena. Its peer-reviewed articles range from foot-binding to fashion advertising.

Publisher: Bloomsbury Journals (formerly Berg Journals)

Related content
Volume 13, Number 1, March 2009

< previous issue | all issues | next issue >


Favourites:Add to Favourites

Letter from the Editor
pp. 5-6(2)
Author: Steele, Valerie

Research Article

Favourites:Add to Favourites

Between Studio and Catwalk—Artists in Fashion Magazines
pp. 7-28(22)
Author: Krause-Wahl, Antje

Favourites:Add to Favourites
Favourites:Add to Favourites

The Myth of Street Style
pp. 83-102(20)
Author: Woodward, Sophie

Exhibition Review

Favourites:Add to Favourites

Genio y Figura. La influencia de la cultura española en la moda
pp. 103-110(8)
Authors: Cabrera, Ana; Miller, Lesley

Favourites:Add to Favourites

Dior: The New Look
pp. 111-116(6)
Author: Carrara, Gillion

Book Review

Favourites:Add to Favourites

Fusionable Cheongsam by Wessie Ling
pp. 117-120(4)
Author: Chang, Yueh-Siang

The complete issue is available for purchase


Purchasing this issue will give you access to all of the articles listed above for 2 days. You may also purchase articles individually by visiting the abstract page of the article. The exact price (including tax) will be displayed in your shopping cart before you check out. You will be able to remove this item from your shopping cart at any time before you have completed check-out.

Add to cart

Share Content

Access Key

Free Content
Free content
New Content
New content
Open Access Content
Open access content
Subscribed Content
Subscribed content
Free Trial Content
Free trial content
Cookie Policy
Cookie Policy
ingentaconnect website makes use of cookies so as to keep track of data that you have filled in. I am Happy with this Find out more