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This is a thorough and much-needed study of the history of the fashion press from its beginning to the present day, with a focus on France, the UK and North America. Covering the shift from print to digital media, it will be useful to students and scholars alike and adds to the growing literature on this important topic. -- Francesca Granata, Parsons School of Design, The New School, USA Taking us on a journey of discovery through the history of fashion journalism from the eighteenth century to the present day, this beautifully illustrated book is an most welcome addition to the subject. -- Sanda Miller, Southampton Solent University, UK. Best brings fashion journalism history to life with concise stories of the trailblazing women who shaped that history, particularly in the twentieth century. * Taylor & Francis Online *
Kate Nelson Best is an Associate Lecturer at Southampton Solent University, UK. She has also worked as a freelance journalist for publications such as The Guardian and Tatler.
1. Introduction 2. A Symbiotic Relationship: The Origins of the Modern Fashion Press 3. La Parisienne: Early Fashionable Icons 4. Patriotism and Couture: Fashion Journalism between the World Wars 5. Democratisation: Post-War Segmentation in Fashion Magazines 6. The Golden Age: Fashion Journalism and Haute Couture in the 1950s 7. The Rise of Individualism: The 1960s and 1970s 8. Commercialism versus Creativity: The 1980s and 1990s 9. A Global Discourse: The New Millennium 10. Facing the Future: The Evolving Role of Fashion Journalism Bibliography Index