Special Issue: Latin American/Latino Fashion
This special issue of Fashion, Style & Popular Culture brings attention to the past, present, and future of Latin American and Latino topics. The aim is to explore the creative output of fashion and style in popular culture not only in Latin American countries but also as it has evolved in the hands of those who migrated to other areas.
Topics might include but are not limited to:
- Dance and fashion (from tango to reggaeton)
- Fashion and style stereotypes
- Ideals of beauty, body image, full-figure women, and gender issues
Fashion migration, national identity and memory, subcultural identities and powerrelations
- Latin American fashion and style in the shadow of colonization and dictatorships
- Connections between urban fashion and rural traditions
Religious and social events such as weddings, quinceañera parties, etc
- Global impact of Latin American designers
View the full PDF announcement at Intellect Books.
Deadline for submissions is February 1, 2014.
For questions regarding submissions or inquiries regarding the journal, Fashion, Style & Culture, please contact Co-editor Joseph H. Hancock.