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‘新三年,旧三年,缝缝补补又三年’

Styling Shanghai

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2020

Book chapter

...Clothing Frugality and the Narrative of the Ordinary, 1960–76 Against the context of a century or more of economic, social and political developments in China, fashion or clothing has acted as a representational and symbolic illustration...

A Century of Chinese Printed Textiles in Shanghai

Styling Shanghai

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2020

Book chapter

...Introduction The purpose of this chapter is to illustrate the key factors that made Shanghai such an important centre in China for textile designs and fashionable styles through diverse historic periods, and to explain how the visual...

Introduction

Christopher Breward

Christopher Breward is Professor in Historical and Cultural Studies, London College of Fashion. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Styling Shanghai

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2020

Book chapter

...Among the many tourist guides to contemporary Shanghai, the handout provided by the cocktail bar and restaurant M on the Bund to trend-hungry travellers in the 2010s provides perhaps the most telling snapshot of entertainment in a city...

‘Through the Maloo to the City’

Juliette MacDonald

Juliette MacDonald is Senior Lecturer at Edinburgh College of Art, University of Edinburgh, UK and International Dean at Shanghai International College of Fashion and Innovation, Donghua University, China. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Styling Shanghai

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2020

Book chapter

...North China Herald, 5 April 1919. Urban Exoticism and Modernity in Shanghai Between the 1910s and 1930s Shanghai was one of the most exciting cities in Asia. Its rapid economic growth, cultural freedom and diversity tempted...

Image Makers of Fashionable Shanghai, 1910–30

Styling Shanghai

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2020

Book chapter

...Of the many vicissitudes that contributed to China’s modernization – its conversion into an international, industrial and urban society – those in visual and consumer culture were among the most prominent. The shift in Chinese dress...

Soong Ching-ling, Soong May-ling

Djurdja Bartlett

Djurdja Bartlett is a Research Fellow at the London College of Fashion University of the Arts London. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Styling Shanghai

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2020

Book chapter

...Introduction In a photograph taken in the grounds of the prestigious Wellesley College on the East Coast of America in 1913, Soong Ching-ling (Song Qingling, 1893–1981) and Soong May-ling (Song Meiling, 1898–2003), dressed in their white...

Shanghai Qipao, 1925–49

Styling Shanghai

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2020

Book chapter

...Definitions The qipao can be defined as a one-piece dress, distinguished by the following elements: an upright opening or mandarin standing collar, Chinese-style ‘frog’ fastenings fashioned from the same material as the dress itself...

‘There will never be a Chinese fashion’

Styling Shanghai

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2020

Book chapter

...Prologue I first thought of ‘Chinese fashion’ as a concept a few years ago when I interviewed a portentous gentleman who at the time held a very important position in the French fashion industry. He spoke disparagingly of Chinese designers...

The Luxury Malling of Shanghai

Agnès Rocamora

Agnès Rocamora is Reader in Social and Cultural Studies at the London College of Fashion, University of the Arts London, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Styling Shanghai

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2020

Book chapter

...Introduction This chapter looks at the role of one particular type of urban formation in the redefinition of Shanghai: the luxury shopping mall. In the 1990s and following China’s post-Cultural Revolution opening to the West as well...

Wenming Xinzhuang (Civilized Costume)

Styling Shanghai

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2020

Book chapter

...Introduction In 1911 China entered into the Republican period which heralded an era of great historical and social change for Chinese people. The revolution represented a profound ideological enlightenment movement with a deeply rooted...