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History of Fashion, Style &…

The Fashion, Style &... is an extension of the journal Fashion, Style & Popular Culture that began publication in 2013 under the guise of its Principle Editor Dr. Joseph H. Hancock, II. In 2010, Dr. Hancock hosted Drexel University’s first Fashion & Fiction: The Dark Side of Fashion Conference and revised this format in 2017 with Fashion & Media Conference. Listening to the needs of many scholars who were frustrated with lack of journals to publish their works Dr. Hancock began Fashion, Style & Popular Culture, the first journal to move beyond just fashion and address issues concerning style. Dr. Hancock’s team of Associate Editors, Advisory Board and Editorial Board embrace a transparent and global publishing venue for scholars, teachers and professionals dedicated to the study of fashion and style.

Fashion, Style & Popular Culture is concerned with style, fashion, clothing, design, and related trends, as well as appearances and consumption as they relate to popular culture. Scholarship using and/or including: historical, manufacturing, aesthetics, marketing, branding, merchandising, retailing, psychological/ sociological aspects of dress, body image, and cultural identities, in addition to any areas topics such as purchasing, shopping, and the ways in which consumers construct identities are welcome.

Papers from all research methods and disciplines are welcome! Innovative and new popular culture research, scholarship and creative works in the areas of fashion, design, style, the body and consumerism are encouraged.


The Fashion, Style & Global Culture Conference is proudly sponsored by Drexel University Online, the Drexel University Office of Research and Innovation, the Drexel University Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, the Drexel University Office for Institutional Equity and Inclusive Culture, Drexel University Office of Alumni Relations, and Intellect.

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