Fashion - Philosophy for Everyone

Thinking with Style

Jessica Wolfendale* (Editor), Jeanette Kennett (Editor)

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Abstract

If you just can't decide what to wear, this enlightening guide will lead you through the diverse and sometimes contradictory aspects of fashion in a series of lively, entertaining and thoughtful essays from prominent philosophers and writers. A unique and enlightening insight into the underlying philosophy behind the power of fashion. Contributions address issues in fashion from a variety of viewpoints, including aesthetics, the nature of fashion and fashionability, ethics, gender and identity politics, and design. Includes a foreword by Jennifer Baumgardner, feminist author, activist and cultural critic, editor of Ms magazine (1993-7) and regular contributor to major women's magazines including Glamour and Marie-Claire.

Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationMalden MA
PublisherWiley-Blackwell, Wiley
Number of pages232
ISBN (Electronic)9781444345568
ISBN (Print)9781405199902
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2011

Publication series

NamePhilosophy for Everyone

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    Wolfendale, J., & Kennett, J. (Eds.) (2011). Fashion - Philosophy for Everyone: Thinking with Style. (Philosophy for Everyone). Malden MA: Wiley-Blackwell, Wiley. https://doi.org/10.1002/9781444345568