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AFRICAN FASHION, GLOBAL STYLE: HISTORIES, INNOVATIONS AND IDEAS YOU CAN WEAR. Victoria L. Rovine. Indiana University Press, Bloomington, 2015. African Expressive Cultures. 328 pp. with 99 ills. (89 col.). 26 x 22 cm. LC 2014-7374 ISBN 9780253014092 In English.
Publisher's description: African Fashion, Global Style provides a lively look at fashion, international networks of style, material culture, and the world of African aesthetic expression. Victoria L. Rovine introduces fashion designers whose work reflects African histories and cultures both conceptually and stylistically, and demonstrates that dress styles associated with indigenous cultures may have all the hallmarks of high fashion. Taking readers into the complexities of influence and inspiration manifested through fashion, this book highlights the visually appealing, widely accessible, and highly adaptable styles of African dress that flourish on the global fashion market.
Indexing: Western, Africa, Non-Western in a Western Style — Post-2000 — Costume/Fashion
Plans: 71,30,54
Worldwide Number: 169797
Paperbound $40.00x (libraries receive a 10% discount on this title)    

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