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 Members

Lauren Downing Peters

Lauren Downing Peters is a PhD student at the Centre for Fashion Studies. Prior to beginning her studies at the Centre, Lauren graduated summa kum laude from Washington University in St. Louis where she received her BA in art history and anthropol... Read more

Chiara Faggella

Chiara Faggella is a PhD student at the Centre for Fashion Studies, Department of Media Studies. She holds an MA in Fashion Studies from Stockholm University and graduated summa cum laude from Università degli Studi di Pisa with a BA in Communicat... Read more