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Author Moore, Jennifer Grayer, author.

Title Street style in America : an exploration / Jennifer Grayer Moore.

Publication Info. Santa Barbara, California : Greenwood, [2017]


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  391 M784s 2017    ---  Available
1 copy being processed for Axe Acquisitions Order.
Description xi, 381 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 343-367) and index.
Summary "A comprehensive resource that will prove invaluable to fashion historians, this book presents a detailed exploration of the breadth of visually arresting, consumer-driven styles that have emerged in America since the 20th century. Offers thorough investigations of American street styles from the early 20th century to the present day; Provides theoretical perspectives on the shifts in American culture that created the social context in which American street styles emerged; Enables readers to perceive the connections between consumer-driven street styles to the fashion industry and to American culture at large" --publisher description.
Contents Part I: Exploring the historical context for the development of street style -- Introduction -- The sociocultural context for the development of street style -- The flourishing of American street style: the clothing industry, mass media, and its consumers, 1930 to the age of the internet -- Street stylin': personal style, self-expression, and the importance and impact of street style photography on the fashion industry -- Part II: A-Z listing of American street styles -- American street gangs -- B-boy and b-girl -- Beat generation -- Black panther party -- Bobby soxer -- Bodybuilder -- Burning man -- Cholo -- Coachella -- Cosplay -- Dead head -- Emo -- Gay pride -- Goth -- Greaser -- Grunge -- Heavy metal rocker -- Hip-hop -- Hippie -- Hipster -- Leatherman -- Modern primitive -- Motorcyclist -- New wave -- Punk -- Rastafarianism -- Raver -- Rockabilly -- Skateboarding -- Skinhead -- Snowboarding -- Steampunk -- Surfing -- Zoot suit -- Part III: Gallery of American street style.
Subject Exoticism in fashion -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Urban youth -- Clothing -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Fashion merchandising -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Lifestyles -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
ISBN 9781440844614 (hardcover)
1440844615 (hardcover)
9781440844621 (electronic book)
1440844623 (electronic book)
Standard No. CHBIS 010877549
CHVBK 495868337

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