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Cunnington, C. Willett and Phillis

The Berg Companion to Fashion

Bloomsbury Academic, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...C. Willett (1878–1961) and Phillis (1887–1974) Cunnington were medical doctors with a general practice in North London in the 1930s; they were also major dress historians. C. W. Cunnington served in World War I as a captain in the Royal...

Editing Fashion Studies: Reflections on Methodology and Interdisciplinarity in The Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion

Joanne B. Eicher

Regents Professor Emerita, University of Minnesota, USA Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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FASHION STUDIES : Research Methods, Sites and Practices

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Book chapter

...To this date The Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion (Eicher 2010) is one of the most comprehensive reference works that represents diverse forms and practices of dress and fashion across geographic boundaries. It is the outcome...

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...

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...

The Classification System For Dress

Joanne B. Eicher

Regents Professor Emerita, University of Minnesota, USA Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sandra Lee Evenson

University of Idaho Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Visible Self : Global Perspectives on Dress, Culture, and Society

Fairchild Books, 2015

Book chapter

...Metal embellishments, hanging in two rows, on the body supplements of each of these twins produce rich tinkling sounds at their slightest movement. Their sound is part of the aesthetic appeal of the “jingle dress” worn for specific dances...

In Search of the Everyday: Museums, Collections, and Representations of Fashion in London and New York

Cheryl Buckley

Cheryl Buckley is Professor of Fashion and Design History at the University of Brighton, UK Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Hazel Clark

Hazel Clark is Professor of Design Studies and Fashion Studies, and Research Chair of Fashion, at Parsons School of Design, The New School, USA Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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FASHION STUDIES : Research Methods, Sites and Practices

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Book chapter

...Evolving from a collaborative research project that explores the place and significance of fashion in everyday lives in twentieth-century Britain and the United States, we consider in this chapter how fashion has been collected...

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...

Autobiography as A Proposed Approach to A Fashion Exhibition

Fashion and Museums : Theory and Practice

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Book chapter

...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...

Exhibiting The Body, Dress, and Time in Museums: A Historical Perspective

Fashion and Museums : Theory and Practice

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Book chapter

...The headless mannequins are so filled with character that one can easily imagine the missing faces with their hairstyles and hats.Fashion journalist of the Norwegian newspaper Dagbladet, Love Yngve Anderson, was in 1952 exuberant in her...

Understanding Fashion Through The Museum

Fashion and Museums : Theory and Practice

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Book chapter

...“Until fairly recently, most museum exhibitions of clothing tended to be antiquarian in their approach and chronological in their organization. Typically, these exhibitions consisted of a display of upper-class women’s fashions, organized...