Letter from the editors

Craik, Jennifer & Black, Prudence (2009) Letter from the editors. Fashion Theory: The Journal of Dress, Body & Culture, 13(4), pp. 405-408.

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In recent years, the topic of fashion and dress has exploded on the international academic stage. Australia has not been immune from this trend and the study of fashion and dress has proliferated across the country in many disciplines and fields of study. This issue pays tribute to the growth of fashion theory in Australia by presenting a range of perspectives on fashion and dress from “down under. ”While the focus of contributors is on the distinctiveness of fashion cultures in Australia, broader issues about establishing identities of nationalism through dress underpin the articles. In what ways is fashion distinctively Australian—and conversely, “un-Australian”? Is the issue of national identity in fashion and dress still relevant in the global context?

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ID Code: 98307
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
DOI: 10.2752/175174109X467459
ISSN: 1751-7419
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > BUILT ENVIRONMENT AND DESIGN (120000) > DESIGN PRACTICE AND MANAGEMENT (120300) > Textile and Fashion Design (120306)
Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Design
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2009 Berg.
Deposited On: 25 Aug 2016 00:56
Last Modified: 29 Aug 2016 04:50

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