Category: Race, Ethnicity & Colonialism

Fashion in Colonial Contexts

The expansion of fashion is often understood as the result of the violent colonial enterprises of European countries around the globe. However, fashion in colonial contexts extended beyond the simple adoption — or imposition — of the styles of dress preferred by European elites.

Moda latinoamericana

Esta lista de lectura reúne algunos ejemplos del trabajo de estudios de moda que se ha gestado desde latinoamérica, creado originalmente en español y portugués. // This reading list features the work of Latin American fashion scholars in both Spanish and Portuguese, from the study of Black fashion as cultural heritage in Brazil, to an examination of the relationship between fashion and modernity in the Americas.