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From cute to Rei Kawakubo: fashion and protest

Ory Bartal

in Critical design in Japan: Material culture, luxury, and the avant-garde

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781526139979
eISBN:
9781526152039
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526139986.00009
Subject:
Art, Art History

This chapter discusses avant-garde Japanese fashion and the countercultural use of the body as a critical site of resistance in Japan. Focusing on the young Japanese designers who turned against a ... More


Fashioning Holy Figures

Lynn S. Neal

in Religion in Vogue: Christianity and Fashion in America

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781479892709
eISBN:
9781479810918
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479892709.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter chronicles how the fashion industry again expanded its use of Christian elements by placing Christian holy figures onto designer garments in the 1990s. Prior to this decade, designers ... More


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