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Hardback A queer history of fashion : from the closet to the catwalk / edited by Valerie Steele.
Publication year: 2013
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press in association with the Fashio
Resource type: Physical
ISBN: 9780300196702 (hbk.) :
Number of reservations: 1
From Christian Dior to Yves Saint Laurent and Alexander McQueen, many of the greatest fashion designers of the past century have been gay. This provocative book looks at the history of fashion through a queer lens, examining high fashion as a site of gay cultural production and exploring the aesthetic sensibilities and unconventional dress of LGBTQ people to demonstrate the centrality of gay culture to the creation of modern fashion.
Fashion design History.
Fashion Social aspects History.
Clothing and dress Social aspects History.
Beauty and Fashion.
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