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Modest Fashion: Styling Bodies, Mediating Faith

Modest Fashion: Styling Bodies, Mediating Faith (Hardback)

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Increasing numbers of women are engaging in the development and discussion of modest dressing; a movement matched by a growing media and popular demand for intelligent commentary about the topic. Modest Fashion sets out to meet that need. As a trend, modest dressing is spreading across the world, yet it is rarely viewed as 'fashion'. Studying consumers and producers, retailers and bloggers, Modest Fashion provides an up to the minute account of the art of dressing modestly - and fashionably. Leading scholars in the area, along with journalists, fashion designers, entrepreneurs and bloggers discuss the emergence of a niche market for modest fashion among and between Jewish, Christian and Muslim faith groups as well as secular dressers. Crossing creeds and cultures, analysing commentary alongside commerce, the book probes the personal and the political as well as religious, aesthetic and economic implications of contemporary dress practices and the debates that surround them.

LGBT & Gender StudiesGender studiesGender studies: womenPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesAnthropologySocial & cultural anthropologyPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesCultural StudiesFashion & societyPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesCultural StudiesMaterial culturePhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSocial groups Publisher: I.B.Tauris & Co. Ltd. Publication Date: 30/05/2013 ISBN-13: 9781780763828  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Reina Lewis is Artscom Centenary Professor of Cultural Studies, London College of Fashion, University of the Arts London. Her books as author include Gendering Orientalism: Race, Femininity and Representation (1996), Rethinking Orientalism: Women, Travel and the Ottoman Harem (I.B.Tauris, 2004) and Re-Fashioning Orientalism: New Trends in Muslim Style (forthcoming 2014).

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