...History and Significance of Makeup on the Catwalk The term “catwalk” became part of the aesthetic vernacular in the 1940s. Since then it has progressively acquired a unique cachet as the performative space through which any one season...
Giulia Mensitieri has a doctorate in social anthropology and ethnology from the École des Hautes Étudesen Sciences Sociales (EHESS) in Paris, France. Her research focuses on globalisation, the transformations of work, and the coveted imaginary worlds produced by contemporary capitalism. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.
Natasha Lehrer is an award-winning writer and translator. Her writing has appeared in the Guardian, the Times Literary Supplement and The Nation, and elsewhere. She has translated books by Nathalie Léger, Chantal Thomas, Georges Bataille, Robert Desnos, and the Dalai Lama, among others. She won a Rockower award for journalism in 2016, and in 2017 her co-translation (with Cécile Menon) of Suite for Barbara Loden, by Nathalie Léger, won the Scott Moncrieff Translation Prize. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.
The Most Beautiful Job in the World: Lifting the Veil on the Fashion Industry
Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2020
...The Deauville shoot
Mia had been contacted by Ludo, a fashion photographer at the beginning of his career, who had used his connections to get a commission for a fashion story for Italian Vogue’s website. Although on paper at least he...
...Elie Saab haute couture, Spring 2017. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)After reading this chapter, you should be able to discuss:The definition of fashion model and the different categories of fashion modelsThe types of jobs...
Clare M. Wilkinson-Weber is Associate Professor of Anthropology at Washington State University Vancouver, USA. She has been educated in the UK and US, earning her PhD at the University of Pennsylvania. She has done research for over twenty years in India, and has published extensively on craft and media production. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.
Fashioning Bollywood: The Making and Meaning of Hindi Film Costume
Bloomsbury Academic, 2014
...The Way to Make a Costume
Cultural fields are vulnerable to the effects of time in that no field can be expected to remain the same, even as its products and its rationale appear consistent. The essential framework of costume production...
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