Street Style in America: An Exploration, 1st Edition

  • Jennifer Grayer Moore
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  • ISBN-10: 1440844623
  • ISBN-13: 9781440844621
  • DDC: 391.00973
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 400 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2017 | Published/Released December 2017
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2017

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A comprehensive resource that will prove invaluable to fashion historians, this book presents a detailed exploration of the breadth of visually arresting, consumer-driven styles that have emerged in America since the 20th century.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
How to Use This Work.
Exploring the Historical Context for the Development of Street Style.
1: Introduction.
2: The Sociocultural Context for the Development of Street Style.
3: The Flourishing of American Street Style: The Clothing Industry, Mass Media, and Its Consumers, 1930 to the Age of the Internet.
4: Street Stylin’: Personal Style, Self-Expression, and the Importance and Impact of Street Style Photography on the Fashion Industry.
A–Z Listing of American Street Styles.
5: Introduction to the Entries.
6: American Street Gangs (19th Century–Present).
7: B-boy and B-girl (ca. 1976–ca. 1986).
8: Beat Generation (Late 1940s–Early 1960s).
9: Black Panther Party (1966–1982).
10: Bobby Soxer (Mid-1940s–1950s).
11: Bodybuilder (1940s–Present).
12: Burning Man (1994–Present).
13: Cholo (1950s–Present).
14: Coachella (1999–Present).
15: Cosplay (1980s–Present).
16: Dead Head (Mid-1980s–Present).
17: Emo (Late 1990s–ca. 2014).
18: Gay Pride (1970–Present).
19: Goth (Early 1980s–Present).
20: Greaser (1950s–Early 1960s).
21: Grunge (Early to Mid-1990s).
22: Heavy Metal Rocker (Late 1960s–Present).
23: Hip-Hop (Mid-1980s–Early 2000s).
24: Hippie (Mid-1960s–Early 1970s).
25: Hipster (1999–Present).
26: Leathermen (1950s–Present).
27: Modern Primitive (Late 1970s–Present).
28: Motorcyclist (Late 1950s–Present).
29: New Wave (Late 1970s–Late 1980s).
30: Punk (Mid-1970s–Late 1980s).
31: Rastafarianism (ca. 1970–Present).
32: Raver (Early 1990s–Early 2000s).
33: Rockabilly (1970s–Present).
34: Skateboarding (Mid-1970s–Present).
35: Skinhead (Late 1970s–Present).
36: Snowboarding (Late 1980s–Present).
37: Steampunk (Late 1990s–Present).
38: Surfing (1960–Present).
39: Zoot Suit (Late 1930s–Mid-1950s).
40: Gallery of American Street Style.
About the Author.