Labor and Creativity in New York’s Global Fashion Industry

1st Edition

Christina H. Moon

February 19, 2020 Forthcoming
Reference - 272 Pages - 15 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9780367403959 - CAT# 326828
Series: Routledge Research in Design Studies

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This book tells the story of fashion workers engaged in the labor of design and the material making of fashion in New York in the early twenty-first century.

Christina Moon offers an illuminating ethnography into the various sites and practices that make up fashion labor in the New York industry, including sample rooms, design studios, runways, factories, and design schools. By exploring the work practices, social worlds, and aspirations of fashion workers, this book offers a unique look into the meaning of labor and creativity in twenty-first century global fashion.

This book will be of interest to scholars in design studies, fashion history, and fashion labor.

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