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Icons of Modernity: Sixties Fashion and Youth Culture

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

...As Fred Davis notes, “time is not a ding an sich [a thing as such] but rather something we are constantly arranging, defining, structuring, modulating” (Davis 1984: 16). Decade labels are one of the things we use to do this. When we speak...

The Arctic

Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion Volume 3 : The United States and Canada

Bloomsbury Academic, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...In an environment where temperatures are below freezing for much of the year, appropriate clothing is vital. For the native peoples of Arctic North America, until about the mid-twentieth century, survival largely depended on women’s skills...