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Chapter 1

Fashion The Key Concept Chapter 1.docx

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Department
Fashion
Course Code
FSN 223
Professor
benbarry
Chapter
1

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The Fashion Impulse
I: Investigating the Fashion Impulse
- Fashion Impulses = constantly changing clothing codes and stylistic registers
- To many theorist: Fashion is a modern cultural practice that coincided with the emergence of
capitalism and consumer culture
- To Craik: Fashion impulse also occur in non-Western and non-modern societies but,
- Perception: Non-Western cultures have stable and unchanged clothing codes (traditional,
customary dress), but there have been changes even if just in the detail and decorations
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