Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association 40th Annual Meeting Renaissance Grand Hotel St Louis, MO, USA March 31- April 3, 2010 Subcultural Style and Identity is a significant and influential component of contemporary fashion and dress. Information can be retrieved from the media, fashion, design, music, social, economic and other cultural histories, as well as sexuality. … Continue reading
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CFP: Symposium: Uniform – State – Power. Uniforms as signs of change in state power?
Uniformity as an expression of material culture is a phenomenon which pervades many areas of our life. It appears, for instance, in corporate workwear, sportswear or the common style among certain youth subcultures. In the academic discourse on uniforms as a means of social communication, those civil forms have recently gained much attention. State uniforms, … Continue reading
Valley of the Dolls
http://www.signature9.com/style/valley-of-the-dolls-barbies-big-week The alternate name for this blog was Valley of the Living Dolls. This article from Signature 9 proves how obsessed we are with mannequins, dolls, and dummies. If you haven’t gotten enough of Mad Men, you can come up with your own episodes with these Barbies and Kens from Mattel. Continue reading
Quote of the Day
Style is a simple way of saying complicated things. Quote on style by the French Poet, Novelist, Actor, Film Director and Painter Jean Cocteau (1889-1963) Continue reading