Over the last twenty years or so, there has been a major reevaluation of fashion, both in terms of its legitimacy as an area of serious academic investigation and its significance in contemporary Western culture. Whereas, in the past, there was a largely dismissive attitude towards fashion, which was seen as a subject unworthy of consideration since it was concerned with the “trivial” realm of appearances, the last two decades have seen a burgeoning of academic studies in this area.
KeywordsCosmetic Surgery Fashion Industry Feminist Critique Contemporary Culture Recent Writing
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