Fashioning the City
Paris, Fashion and the MediaUnknown - 2009
While much attention has been paid to the making of Paris in the work of writers and artists, little is known about the city as defined and created by the fashion media. Filling this gap in studies of the French capital, this original and illuminating book focuses on how the French fashion press - with its rich conjunction of words and images - has been able to construct Paris as a leading world fashion city. Based in an original analysis of fashion writing and images in contemporary French fashion magazines and newspapers, the book shows how the fashion media have been central to the consecrat.
Publisher: London ; New York : I.B. Tauris ; New York : Distributed in the USA by Palgrave Macmillan, 2009.
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xvii, 237 pages) : illustrations
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