Special Issue: The International Journal of Fashion Studies

"The State of the Field"


Duration: 2016 – 2018

Research Areas
Fashion Studies


The International Journal of Fashion Studies will be devoting a special issue, entitled ‘The State of Fashion Studies’, to an assessment of the academic study of fashion in academia through two distinct sections. Its first section, entitled ‘The Place of Fashion Studies in Academia’, will specifically consider the institutionalization of fashion studies by presenting how different higher education programmes at various levels have been developed all over the world. The second section, entitled ‘Researching Fashion: Theory and Method’, will focus on the relationship between theory and method in fashion research.

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About the Member

Chiara Faggella

Chiara Faggella, Ph.D., is a lecturer at Fashion Studies, Department of Media Studies. Her doctoral dissertation, "Not So Simple": Reassessing 1951, G.B. Giorgini and the launch of Italian fashion deals with the the promotion of Italian couture a... Read more