Roland Barthes
Editions du Seuil, Paris, 2010; originally published 1967, French
Nonfiction, Fashion Design; Nonfiction, Art and Cultural History
ISBN: 9782020026994

 Barthes' analysis of the language of fashion magazines, especially the prose used by fashion writers to describe women's clothing. Barthes also provides a brief history of semiology and explains the economic reasons behind the language employed in the fashion world. 

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Christian Lacroix

Barthes is the one philosopher of my generation to write eloquently about fashion, photography, and the visual arts.

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