The Language of Fashion
written by Roland Barthes
Power Publications | ISBN 9780909952334
Paperback – 224 pages
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Roland Barthes, widely regarded as one of the most subtle and perceptive critics of the twentieth century, was particularly fascinated by fashion and clothing. The Language of Fashion presents a set of remarkable essays, revealing the breadth and insight of Barthes’ long engagement with the history of clothes. Constantly questioning, always changing, Barthes’ ideas about clothes and fashion remain to provoke another generation of readers seeking to understand not only the culture of fashion but the fashion of culture.