“Fashion Is Changing All the Time, Everywhere”. A Brief Overview of the Field of Fashion and Dress Studies


  • Mina Roces (Author)
  • Valerie Steele (Author)

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Valerie Steele is director and chief curator of The Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology, New York, where she has organized more than 25 exhibitions since 1997, including “A Queer History of Fashion: From the Closet to the Catwalk”, “Pink: The History of a Punk, Pretty, Powerful Color”, and “Paris, Capital of Fashion”. She is also the author or editor of more than 30 books, including Women of Fashion, Fetish: Fashion, Sex and Power, and The Berg Companion to Fashion. In addition, she is founder and editor-in-chief of Fashion Theory: The Journal of Dress, Body and Culture, the first scholarly journal in Fashion Studies.


Fashion Studies, Dress Studies, Asian Studies, theory, dress, fashion, interview