REVIEW: “Disrobed: How Clothing Predicts Economic Cycles, Saves Lives, and Determines the Future” by Syl Tang

Disrobed: How Clothing Predicts Economic Cycles, Saves Lives, and Determines the Future, by Syl Tang Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Copyright September 2017 978-1442270992, Hardcover, 182 Pages A rather well-executed book which examines the convergence between the fashion industry, clothing consumption and related trends with monumental concepts of politics, environmentalism, technology, and global issues, to that of legal entanglements…

REVIEW: “Fashion Cultures: Theories, Explorations and Analysis” by Stella Bruzzi, Pamela Church Gibson

Fashion Cultures: Theories, Explorations and Analysis, by Stella Bruzzi, Pamela Church Gibson Routledge, 978-0415206860 Copyright January 2001, Paperback, 416 Pages Fashion Cultures presents a profound, multifaceted, and critical examination of the cultural phenomenon of fashion. This book is an excellent anthology of articles penned by an eclectic range of experts from diverse disciplines. The text’s quality academic writing…