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Fashion on the Red Carpet: A History of the Oscars®, Fashion and Globalisation

Elizabeth Castaldo Lundén

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781474461801
eISBN:
9781399501576
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474461801.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The Academy Awards’ red-carpet is the most prominent fashion show in media culture. This book investigates the historical liaison between Hollywood and fashion institutions to describe how public ... More


Travelling Images: Looking across the borderlands of art, media and visual culture

Anna Dahlgren

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526126641
eISBN:
9781526139016
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526126641.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Art History

Travelling images critically examines the migrations and transformations of images as they travel between different image communities. It consists of four case studies covering the period 1870–2010 ... More


La Parisienne in Cinema: Between Art and Life

Felicity Chaplin

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781526109538
eISBN:
9781526128263
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526109538.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

While there have been significant contributions on la Parisienne in the fields of art history, fashion theory and culture, and cultural history, little is written on her appearance and function in ... More


The Hollywood designers’ reign

Elizabeth Castaldo Lundén

in Fashion on the Red Carpet: A History of the Oscars®, Fashion and Globalisation

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781474461801
eISBN:
9781399501576
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474461801.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter provides the context for introducing the first Academy Awards banquet, explaining the commercial liaisons between the fashion and film industries that put Hollywood costume designers in ... More


Creating an international fashion show for the American market

Elizabeth Castaldo Lundén

in Fashion on the Red Carpet: A History of the Oscars®, Fashion and Globalisation

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781474461801
eISBN:
9781399501576
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474461801.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In this chapter, fashion comes to the forefront to understand how the event was branded as an ‘international fashion show free for all’ as part of the promotional strategies to sell the first ... More


“Sensational and Dramatic Enough”: 1880 to 1913

Canter Brown and Larry Eugene Rivers

in Mary Edwards Bryan: Her Early Life and Works

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813061146
eISBN:
9780813051420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061146.003.0014
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

The afterword summarizes the high points of Mary Edwards Bryan’s life from the 1880 publication of Manch until her death at Clarkston, Georgia, in 1913. The authors assess the impact upon Mary of a ... More


Eclectic dialectics

Des O’Rawe

in Regarding the Real: Cinema, documentary, and the visual arts

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719099663
eISBN:
9781526104137
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099663.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter discusses William Klein’s filmmaking in relation to his photography, and how he has used documentary forms to investigate the relations between time and movement, image and montage. The ... More


The Fashionable Ideal: Looking Like a Model

Elizabeth A. Wissinger

in This Year's Model: "Fashion, Media, and the Making of Glamour"

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780814794180
eISBN:
9780814794197
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814794180.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

In this chapter, I explore the significance of increasingly stringent and exigent dieting, exercise, and surgery advice from the 1970s onward, highlighting how self-altering practices were cast as a ... More


Chinese Australian Brides, Photography, and the White Wedding

Sophie Couchman

in Locating Chinese Women: Historical Mobility between China and Australia

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9789888528615
eISBN:
9789888268658
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888528615.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

Despite ‘unchanging tradition’ being a key characteristic of the white wedding, the cultural practices that make up the white wedding have evolved and become integrally linked to the creation of the ... More


Black Women and the Making of a Modern Soul Style

Tanisha C. Ford

in Liberated Threads: Black Women, Style, and the Global Politics of Soul

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469625157
eISBN:
9781469625171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469625157.003.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

The opening chapter of the book outlines a brief history of black fashion. Using Angela Davis as a guiding figure, the chapter discusses how and why soul style became a global phenomenon. Locating ... More


Silla—The Maid

Sam Aleckson

in Before the War, and After the Union: An Autobiography by Sam Aleckson (Samuel Williams)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781949979831
eISBN:
9781800852136
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781949979831.003.0012
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Silla, a maid in Chrleston is punished severely for daring to wear a hat her enslaver disapproves of.


The Modern Working Girl

Cecilia Tossounian

in La Joven Moderna in Interwar Argentina: Gender, Nation, and Popular Culture

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781683401162
eISBN:
9781683401421
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683401162.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Chapter 3 turns from the upper-class flapper to representations of female workers in order to explore how pink-collar labor impacted women’s daily lives, especially in the areas of dating and ... More


The Ordinary Fashion Show: Eileen Chang's Profane Illumination and Mnemonic Art

Kam Louie (ed.)

in Eileen Chang: Romancing Languages, Cultures and Genres

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9789888083794
eISBN:
9789882209060
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083794.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Eileen Chang's fiction and essays show us an intricate relationship between the quotidian, gender and literary imagination. Similar to what Walter Benjamin calls “profane illumination,” her literary ... More


Blogging the Female Self: Authorship, Self-performance and Identity Politics in Fashion Blogs

Monica Titton

in Female Agency and Documentary Strategies: Subjectivities, Identity and Activism

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474419475
eISBN:
9781474444699
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474419475.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The essay analyses fashion blogs as discursive and performative sites for the dissemination and production of fashion and provides a critical analysis of the processes of authorship, identity and ... More


The Runway: Step into the Room Like It’s a Catwalk

Elizabeth A. Wissinger

in This Year's Model: "Fashion, Media, and the Making of Glamour"

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780814794180
eISBN:
9780814794197
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814794180.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

In this chapter, I explore how the fashion show changed as television and the Internet, systems for gridding affectivity for profit, spread, by tracking these changes from Charles Frederick Worth’s ... More


The Job: Nice Work If You Can Get It

Elizabeth A. Wissinger

in This Year's Model: "Fashion, Media, and the Making of Glamour"

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780814794180
eISBN:
9780814794197
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814794180.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

While the general public engages in varying levels of it, the models and modeling professionals I spoke to for this study claimed they felt as though they were never off duty and were always at work ... More


Modeling Race: Refashioning Blasianness

Myra S. Washington

in Blasian Invasion: Racial Mixing in the Celebrity Industrial Complex

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496814227
eISBN:
9781496814265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496814227.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Kimora Lee Simmons’s career as a fashion model and media figure offers an alternative reading of Blasians as potentially resistive and subversive campy subjects. This chapter delves into how her use ... More


Shanghai’s art in fashion

Jenny Lin

in Above Sea: Contemporary art, urban culture, and the fashioning of global Shanghai

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781526132604
eISBN:
9781526139047
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526132604.003.0003
Subject:
Art, Art History

Chapter Two considers how Shanghai Tang, a Hong Kong-founded fashion brand, exploits Shanghai’s imagined cosmopolitan legacy towards the building of a multinational luxury brand. The author considers ... More


From Shanghai to New York by way of conclusion

Jenny Lin

in Above Sea: Contemporary art, urban culture, and the fashioning of global Shanghai

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781526132604
eISBN:
9781526139047
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526132604.003.0006
Subject:
Art, Art History

The conclusion considers the continued, widespread proliferation of the staid East-meets-West trope through a critique of the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s 2015 exhibition, “China: Through the Looking ... More


Fashion and film: a synergetic kaleidoscope

Elizabeth Castaldo Lundén

in Fashion on the Red Carpet: A History of the Oscars®, Fashion and Globalisation

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781474461801
eISBN:
9781399501576
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474461801.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The introduction anchors the contemporary red-carpet phenomenon to cultural shifts at the turn of the 20th Century. More specifically, it links these to the cultural practices of New York Society ... More


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