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Author Ingram, Susan (Susan V.)

Title Berliner chic : a locational history of Berlin fashion / Susan Ingram and Katrina Sark
Published Bristol, UK : Intellect ; Chicago, IL : University of Chicago Press, 2011
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Description 1 online resource (229 pages) : illustrations
Contents Introduction: Locating Berliner chic -- Berliner chic in museums -- Berliner chic and historiography -- Berliner chic and photography -- Berliner chic on the silver screen -- Berlin calling : sex and drugs and punk and techno -- Becoming Berlin : the flux of corporate luxe -- Conclusion : where fashion lives today, battleground Berlin
Summary Since becoming the capital of reunited Germany, Berlin has had a dose of global money and international style added to its already impressive cultural veneer. Once home to emperors and dictators, peddlers and spies, it is now a fashion showplace that attracts the young and hip. This gripping history follows Berlin chic through a host of historical eras and events, including the Nazi eradication of the primarily Jewish ready-to-wear industry, the confusion surrounding the split and reunification of the East and West, an unsuccessful effort to launch a fashion museum, and the debut of Berlin Fashion Week in 2007. There are many fabulous stories to tell about Berlin fashion and Berliner Chic tells them all with verve and considerable expertise
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Print version record
Subject Clothing and dress -- Germany -- Berlin -- History.
Fashion -- Germany -- Berlin -- History.
Women designers -- Germany -- Berlin -- History.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Sark, Katrina.
LC no. 2010030866
ISBN 1841504327 (electronic bk.)
9781841504322 (electronic bk.)