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Twenty-First-Century Moroccan Women’s Dress

Elizabeth Kutesko

Elizabeth Kutesko is Lecturer in Cultural Studies at Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts, London. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion Volume 1 : Africa

Berg Publishers, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...In Morocco in the twenty-first century, traditional forms of women’s clothing exist side by side with Western consumer fashions, allowing Moroccan women to express their economic, social, cultural, political, and religious identities...

Awakening The Senses: The Aesthetics of Moroccan Berber Dress

Dress Sense : Emotional and Sensory Experiences of the Body and Clothes

Berg, 2007

Book chapter

...Styles of dress in Morocco during life-cycle transitions, such as childbirth, circumcision, first menstruation, and marriage, can be described as multisensory. For example, before a young boy is circumcised, women apply cool wet henna...

Beldi Sells: The Commodification of Moroccan Fashion

M. Angela Jansen

obtained her PhD in 2010 from Leiden University, the Netherlands, for a dissertation on the Moroccan fashion industry. Her monograph, Moroccan Fashion: Design, Tradition and Modernity, was published in 2014 by Bloomsbury. She is currently an independent scholar based in Brussels, as well as a Visiting Scholar at the Research Department at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, and an Associate Researcher at the Centre Jacques Berque in Rabat, Morocco. Her research interests are fashion anthropology, Eurocentricity in academic practice, globalization, and modernity. In 2012, she initiated the NWFashionConference (NWFC), which is in its fourth edition (Rabat 2012, London 2013, Hong Kong 2014). In addition to publishing and lecturing on the Moroccan fashion industry, she is involved in fashion events and museum exhibitions. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Modern Fashion Traditions : Negotiating Tradition and Modernity through Fashion

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

Book chapter

...This chapter was presented as a conference paper for the 16th IFFTI Annual Conference held on January 27–31, 2014 at Bunka Gakuen University, Tokyo, Japan.Angela Jansen offers an analysis of contemporary Moroccan fashion known as beldi...

Dance Costumes

Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion Volume 1 : Africa

Berg Publishers, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...The category of dance costume is a specialized type of dress usually reserved for performances and masquerade. In North Africa as elsewhere, dance costumes are worn for performances at special events and in entertainment venues. Three...

Moroccan Fashion as Tradition

M. Angela Jansen

obtained her PhD in 2010 from Leiden University, the Netherlands, for a dissertation on the Moroccan fashion industry. Her monograph, Moroccan Fashion: Design, Tradition and Modernity, was published in 2014 by Bloomsbury. She is currently an independent scholar based in Brussels, as well as a Visiting Scholar at the Research Department at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, and an Associate Researcher at the Centre Jacques Berque in Rabat, Morocco. Her research interests are fashion anthropology, Eurocentricity in academic practice, globalization, and modernity. In 2012, she initiated the NWFashionConference (NWFC), which is in its fourth edition (Rabat 2012, London 2013, Hong Kong 2014). In addition to publishing and lecturing on the Moroccan fashion industry, she is involved in fashion events and museum exhibitions. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Moroccan Fashion : Design, tradition and modernity

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Book chapter

...Although coded as traditional, Moroccan fashion is far from embodying a timeless, closed society; on the contrary, it results from a centuries-old history of weaving together influences from Africa, the Middle East, Europe and Asia...

Introduction

M. Angela Jansen

obtained her PhD in 2010 from Leiden University, the Netherlands, for a dissertation on the Moroccan fashion industry. Her monograph, Moroccan Fashion: Design, Tradition and Modernity, was published in 2014 by Bloomsbury. She is currently an independent scholar based in Brussels, as well as a Visiting Scholar at the Research Department at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, and an Associate Researcher at the Centre Jacques Berque in Rabat, Morocco. Her research interests are fashion anthropology, Eurocentricity in academic practice, globalization, and modernity. In 2012, she initiated the NWFashionConference (NWFC), which is in its fourth edition (Rabat 2012, London 2013, Hong Kong 2014). In addition to publishing and lecturing on the Moroccan fashion industry, she is involved in fashion events and museum exhibitions. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Moroccan Fashion : Design, tradition and modernity

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Book chapter

...As a cultural anthropologist, my interest in fashion of so-called traditional dress started during my MA research in 1999–2000 on the adat dress of the Minangkabau (West Sumatra, Indonesia). Before going into the field, I had read every...
...Ait Khabbash Berber women typically live quiet lives at the edge of the desert in southeastern Morocco, yet celebrate weddings with a fervor that matches the scorching August heat of the Sahara. They will spend hours sitting with the bride...

Conclusion

M. Angela Jansen

obtained her PhD in 2010 from Leiden University, the Netherlands, for a dissertation on the Moroccan fashion industry. Her monograph, Moroccan Fashion: Design, Tradition and Modernity, was published in 2014 by Bloomsbury. She is currently an independent scholar based in Brussels, as well as a Visiting Scholar at the Research Department at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, and an Associate Researcher at the Centre Jacques Berque in Rabat, Morocco. Her research interests are fashion anthropology, Eurocentricity in academic practice, globalization, and modernity. In 2012, she initiated the NWFashionConference (NWFC), which is in its fourth edition (Rabat 2012, London 2013, Hong Kong 2014). In addition to publishing and lecturing on the Moroccan fashion industry, she is involved in fashion events and museum exhibitions. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Moroccan Fashion : Design, tradition and modernity

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Book chapter

...As became clear in the previous chapter, it is difficult to formulate generalized conclusions in regard to the consumption of Moroccan fashion based on social class, the level of education or the locations where people live. Prejudices...

The Consumption of Moroccan Fashion

M. Angela Jansen

obtained her PhD in 2010 from Leiden University, the Netherlands, for a dissertation on the Moroccan fashion industry. Her monograph, Moroccan Fashion: Design, Tradition and Modernity, was published in 2014 by Bloomsbury. She is currently an independent scholar based in Brussels, as well as a Visiting Scholar at the Research Department at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, and an Associate Researcher at the Centre Jacques Berque in Rabat, Morocco. Her research interests are fashion anthropology, Eurocentricity in academic practice, globalization, and modernity. In 2012, she initiated the NWFashionConference (NWFC), which is in its fourth edition (Rabat 2012, London 2013, Hong Kong 2014). In addition to publishing and lecturing on the Moroccan fashion industry, she is involved in fashion events and museum exhibitions. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Moroccan Fashion : Design, tradition and modernity

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Book chapter

...The commercial success of the Moroccan fashion industry would not have been possible if Moroccan fashion did not (continue to) play an important socio-cultural role in contemporary Moroccan society, which is the focus of this chapter...

Moroccan Fashion Designers

Elizabeth Kutesko

Elizabeth Kutesko is Lecturer in Cultural Studies at Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts, London. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion Volume 1 : Africa

Berg Publishers, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...Since the last decade of the twentieth century and with the turn of the twenty-first, a new generation of Moroccan fashion designers and photographers has played a part on the international fashion stage, combining Western-style fashions...