Documenting Fashion will be taking its summer holidays during August – so we thought we would leave you with some vacation reading while we are away – essays to download from our archives.
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First, Rebecca’s essay with film historian Adrian Garvey – glamour and violence in the 1945 film Leave Her to Heaven:
Next, another one from Rebecca – this time her discussion of the ‘New Rococo’ a style identified in contemporary fashion photography, and cinema – particularly Sofia Copploa’s films:
If you feel like learning more about dress history’s development and the subject’s 50 year development at The Courtauld, then this one is for you:
And finally, a discussion of reactions to Japanese fashion in the 1980s by Liz can be found here: