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Supermodels

The Berg Companion to Fashion

Bloomsbury Academic, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...“Supermodel” ranks with “genius" and “original” as one of the most-abused terms in the fashion lexicon. Indeed, it has been so overused that by the late 1990s, when the Supermodel phenomenon (personified by larger-than-life mannequins...

Twiggy

Pamela Church Gibson

Pamela Church Gibson is Reader in Cultural and Historical Studies at the London College of Fashion. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Berg Companion to Fashion

Bloomsbury Academic, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...In 1949 Lesley Hornby, later rechristened “Twiggy,” was born in Neasden, an unfashionable suburb in North London, where she grew up. Only sixteen when she began modeling in 1966, she introduced the cult of the “celebrity model” and left...
...Swimwear in the 1980s The swimwear of the 1980s was designed to emphasize what the fashion world perceived to be the erogenous zones of the body, such as sleek and toned upper thighs, a flat stomach, and muscular shoulders...

Dress and Media

Kimberly A. Miller-Spillman

Kimberly A. Miller-Spillman, PhD, is Associate Professor in the Retailing and Tourism Management Department of the University of Kentucky, US. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Meanings of Dress

Fairchild Books, 2019

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...After you have read this chapter, you will understand: How fashion images can create anxiety for viewers How magazines retouch photographs to create idealized images How media...

Fashion Photography

Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion Volume 8 : West Europe

Berg, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...The production system behind fashion photography is a collaboration among many sectors in the fashion industry. A photographer takes fashion pictures, usually of models wearing clothes. Garment firms produce the clothes, which are intended...

Visual Media and Dress

Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion Volume 8 : West Europe

Berg, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...Visual media have played an enormous role in the development of fashion in West Europe. Fashion imagery emerged within print journalism, more specifically women’s magazines, in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. The development...