Author Archives: daijirom

Fashion, Culture and Identity (Fred Davis)

Fashion is a social object, but what does it reflect? And how? This work is an rigourous attempt to critically examine fashion with the wide ranging literature.

Fashion as Communication (Malcolm Barnard)

Fashion can be considered as a form of communication, but what does it tell us? And how? This work is an attempt to address fashion as a form of social communication tool.

Subculture: The Meaning of Style (Dick Hebdige)

This book is an attempt to subject the various British street fashion to the sort of semiotic analytical techniques propagated by Roland Barthes.

Phone Book (Martin Parr)

This book is a visual examination of the cultural peculiarities around the use of mobile phones.

Tokyo Style (Kyoichi Tsuzuki)

This series of documentary photography reveals the cluttered yet tactically personalised interior space of the residents of Tokyo.

Exactitudes (Ari Versluis and Ellie Uyttenbroek)

Inspired by a shared interest in the striking dress codes of various social groups, Versluis and Uyttenbroek have documented numerous identities.