Fetish Style (Subcultural Style)
|Rating||:||4.14 (657 Votes)|
|Number of Pages||:||176 Pages|
About the AuthorFrenchy Lunning is Professor of Design History and Liberal Arts at the Minneapolis College of Art and Design, USA.
Case studies include the Japanese-influenced 'tribes' of the various Lolita formations, the Shotaru (male Lolita), the club scene, the Goths, the hip-hop fashions and other locally-formed fetishized practices.Fetish Style will be key reading for anyone interested in fetish fashion both past and present.. Linking the fetishistic aspects of contemporary culture with everyday clothing as dictated by fashion and merchandizing, Fetish Style presents a fascinating study of historical as well as 21st century subcultures. Fetish Style traces the history, forms and tendencies of sub-cultural fashions that are popular in both mainstream and alternative fashion cultures. Presenting the world of subcultural fetish clothing design in all of its richness and beauty, this book explores the idea of fetish as subversive and repressive as reflected in clothing choices in people of all ages and cultures
A loving tribute K. A. Laity Although academic in its complexity, this volume approaches the subject with genuine pleasure and the results show it. Though clearly steeped in the fashion side of things, Lunning shows a genuine affection for the desires of the practitioners and the complexities of various fetish communities.
Frenchy Lunning is Professor of Design History and Liberal Arts at the Minneapolis College of Art and Design, USA.