Readership: General readers, tutors and students for 'A' level textiles, art, and history of art, undergraduate students on fashion, textile design, history of art, and design courses. It could also appeal to those studying sociology and anthropology.
Rebecca Arnold, Oak Foundation Lecturer in History of Dress and Textiles at the Courtauld Institute of Art
"Arnold is an intelligent, communicative writer." - Philippa Stockley, Times Literary Supplement
"Her fascinating little book makes a good framework for independent study and has a very useful bibliography." - Philippa Stockley, Times Literary Supplement
"Arnold summarises with caption brevity, and [I] admire both her research and her succinctness." - Vera Rule, The Guardian
Introduction: What Is Fashion?
Conclusion: The End of Fashion?
Fashion: A Very Short Introduction- a reading guide