Fashion fads through American history : fitting clothes into context / Jennifer Grayer Moore.

"The primary purpose of this book is to document fashions that are typically overlooked by sources that survey the broad historical record of dress practices. Surveys of historical fashion purposely and rightfully document and explain the long-lasting fashion trends that may be said to define t...

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Bibliographic Details
Online Access: Full Text (via EBSCO)
Main Author: Moore, Jennifer Grayer (Author)
Format: eBook
Published: Santa Barbara, California : Greenwood, an imprint of ABC-CLIO, LLC, [2016]
Table of Contents:
  • 1. From a Land Far Away : Foreign and Exotic Elements Infiltrate American Fashion
  • 2. Looking Glass Lunacy : Wild and Wonderful Hair and Makeup Fads
  • 3. Wild New Proportions : The Long and Short and Wide and Slender Shapes of Faddish Apparel
  • 4. Living out the Fantasy : Television, Music, and Movies Take to the Streets
  • 5. High Tech Fashions : Fads on the Cutting Edge
  • 6. Self-Styled, Reworked, and Re-imagined : Consumers in Control of Fashion Fads
  • 7. Old Apparel, New Context : The Fads and Potential Faux Pas of Dressing Outside of Conventions
  • 8. Radical Materials : These Are Such Stuff As Fads are Made On
  • 9. Beyond Compare : Iconic and Outrageous Fashion Fads.