African Fashion, Global Style
Histories, Innovations, and Ideas You Can Wear
ISBN10: 0253014093 ISBN13: 9780253014092 Publisher: Replica Books Published: Jan 12 2015 Pages: 315 Weight: 2.70lbs. Height: 10.00" Width: 9.00" Depth: 1.00" Language: English
African Fashion, Global Style provides a lively look at fashion, international networks of style, material culture, and the world of African aesthetic expression. Victoria L. Rovine introduces fashion designers whose work reflects African histories and cultures both conceptually and stylistically, and demonstrates that dress styles associated with indigenous cultures may have all the hallmarks of high fashion. Taking readers into the complexities of influence and inspiration manifested through fashion, this book highlights the visually appealing, widely accessible, and highly adaptable styles of African dress that flourish on the global fashion market.