List of Contributors Introduction 1. "Fashion Futures," Valerie Steele 2. "Time and Memory," Adam Geczy and Vicki Karaminas 3. "Fashionscapes," Patrizia Calefato 4. "Photography and the Body," Olga Vainshtein 5. "Celebrity," Pamela Church Gibson 6. "Cinema," Hilary Radner 7. "Mediation and Digital Retail," Agnes Rocamora 8. "Sustainability and Digitalization," Sandy Black 9. "Globalization," Jennifer Craik 10. "Production and Manufacture," Veronique Pouillard 11. "Curation and Exhibition," Hazel Clark Bibliography Index
Bringing together original, cutting-edge contributions from leading international scholars, this book is essential reading for anyone interested in exploring the radical changes in how contemporary fashion is perceived and consumed.
Adam Geczy is an artist and writer who teaches at Sydney College of the Arts, University of Sydney, Australia. Vicki Karaminas is Professor of Fashion and Director of Doctoral Research in the School of Design, College of Creative Arts, Massey University, New Zealand.
A well-timed authoritative contribution, which delivers insights
about the current state of fashion and broadens the discussion on
pressing issues the fashion system faces today. It provides readers
with thought-provoking essays that will be of interest to fashion
historians, trend forecasters, and anyone looking to explore the
evolution of the fashion industry and where technology is taking it
next. * Journal of Design History *
The End of Fashion is a timely contribution to debates around fashion's status at a time of extraordinary change and instability. Bringing together leading voices across the fields of design, theory, curation and practice, it addresses key questions on the role and shape of 'fashion' in a world transformed by political, technological and social revolutions. An invaluable primer for a post-fashion future. -- Christopher Breward, National Galleries of Scotland
An authoritative compilation of theoretical approaches to contemporary fashion, The End of Fashion offers compelling examples of how to make sense of rapidly evolving phenomena. With a provocative central premise, this work gathers significant scholarship to present a state-of-the-art analysis of a complex system. -- Nancy Deihl, New York University, USA