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Gifting and Collecting

Nicky Gregson

Nicky Gregson is Reader in Geography, University of Sheffield. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Louise Crewe

Louise Crewe is Reader in Economic Geography, University of Nottingham. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Second-Hand Cultures

Berg Publishers, 2003

Book chapter

...Introduction The previous two chapters have examined movements into and out of second-hand worlds, both journeys of disposal and transformative practices. In both cases, though, we have been interested in circumstances where...

In Conclusion: Museums Dressed in Fashion

Birgitta Svensson

Birgitta Svensson is Professor and holder of the Hallwyl chair in European Ethnology at Nordiska museet and Stockholm University, Sweden. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Fashion and Museums : Theory and Practice

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Book chapter

...In advertising the exhibition “Hollywood Costume,” The Victoria & Albert Museum (V&A) in London stated as the meaning of the exhibition that “Costume designers are storytellers, historians, social commentators and anthropologists” and we do...

Collecting Practice: Designmuseum Danmark

Fashion and Museums : Theory and Practice

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Book chapter

...Not only is a museum categorized by its exhibitions, it is also characterized by the content of the collections. This chapter is about the importance of balancing textile, dress, and fashion in collecting at Designmuseum Danmark...

Fashion Curatorship and Scholarship

Michele M. Granger

Michele M. Granger is a full professor in the Fashion and Interior Design Department, College of Business Administration, at Missouri State University, US. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sheryl A. Farnan

Sheryl A. Farnan is Professor at Metropolitan Community College, USA, where she teaches merchandising, business and marketing courses. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Fashion Industry and Its Careers

Fairchild Books, 2020

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...In this chapter, we are looking at fashion through new lenses, which are focused on the education of fashion. Fashion scholars study, research, write, and teach students in a classroom or online about the industry (past, present...

From lesbian and gay to queer: challenging the hegemony in collecting and exhibiting LGBT fashion and dress

Shaun Cole

Shaun Cole is Curator of Design at The Victoria and Albert Museum, London. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Fashion Curating : Critical Practice in the Museum and Beyond

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2017

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...In 1994 the Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A), London, staged its ground-breaking “Streetstyle: From Sidewalk to Catwalk 1940 to Tomorrow” exhibition, which not only investigated subcultural styles and their influence on high fashion...

Resources for the Study of European Dress and Fashion in New Zealand

Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion Volume 7 : Australia, New Zealand, and the Pacific Islands

Bloomsbury Academic, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...The historical factors of settler life inevitably influenced the reasons why clothing has been saved. Much emphasis was placed on fashionable, quality clothing of women, although there have been other kinds of dress acquired and ideas about...

Introduction: Understanding Fashion and Dress Museology

Marie Riegels Melchior

Marie Riegels Melchior is Assistant Professor at University of Copenhagen, Denmark. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Fashion and Museums : Theory and Practice

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Book chapter

...This book presents contemporary academic information on fashion and museums, past and present, as more museums worldwide, with a range of foci spanning art, design, and cultural history, pay attention to fashion as a subject for display...

Autobiography as A Proposed Approach to A Fashion Exhibition

Fashion and Museums : Theory and Practice

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...When considering collections of fashion in the museum as a “public wardrobe” it is pertinent to review not only those private curatorial activities of collecting, research, and documentation but also the very public activity of exhibiting...

The Costume Institute at The Metropolitan Museum of Art: An Evolving History

Fashion and Museums : Theory and Practice

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Book chapter

...The first appearance of the Costume Institute’s collection was not in a museum, but rather in a Lower East Side Settlement House in Manhattan, New York. Consisting of the wardrobe of a community theater, the early 1900s “collection...

Investing (in) Time: Collecting and Consuming the Past

Heike Jenss

Heike Jenss is Associate Professor of Fashion Studies at Parsons School of Design, The New School, New York, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Fashioning Memory : Vintage Style and Youth Culture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Book chapter

...“Sixties Dress Only,” a line that was sometimes found printed on flyers for sixties events, describes the kind of clothing sixties enthusiasts prioritize. While none of the interviewed sixties stylers wear 1960s originals exclusively...