The following sources are recommended by a professor whose research specialty is fashion theory.
· Blumer, H., "Fashion: From Class Differentiation to Collective Selection," Sociological Quarterly, 1969, 10: 275-291.
· Bourdieu, P., Distinction: A Social Critique of the Judgment of Taste, Harvard University Press, 1984.
· Davis, Fred, Fashion, Culture, and Identity, University of Chicago Press, 1992.
· Kaiser, Susan B., The Social Psychology of Clothing, 2nd ed., Fairchild Publications, 1997.
· Solomon, Michael R., ed., The Psychology of Fashion, Lexington Books, 1985.
· Stone, G.P., "Appearance and the Self," in M.E. Roach and J.B. Eicher, eds., Dress, Adornment, and the Social Order, John Wiley and Sons, 1965: 216-245.
· Solomon, Michael R., and Nancy Rabolt, Consumer Behavior: In Fashion, Prentice Hall, 2002.
· Sproles, G.B., "Analyzing Fashion Life Cycles: Principles and Perspectives," Journal of Marketing, 1981, 45(3): 116-124.
· Sontag, M.S., and J.D. Schlater, "Proximity of Clothing to Self: Evolution of a Concept," Clothing and Textiles Research Journal, 1982, 1(1): 1-8.
· Wagner, J., "Aesthetic Value: Beauty in Art and Fashion," in Morris B. Holbrook, ed., Consumer Value: A Framework for Analysis and Research, Routledge, 1999: 126-146.
· Forsythe, S.M., Butler, S., and Kim, M.S., "Fashion Adoption: Theory and Pragmatics," Clothing and Textiles Research Journal, 1991, 9: 8-15.
· Sproles, G.B., "The Role of Asthetics in Fashion-Oriented Consumer Behavior," in G.B. Sproles, ed., Perspectives of Fashion, Burgess Publishing Company, 1981: 124-127.
· Solomon, Michael R., Richard Ashmore, and Laura Longo, "The Beauty Match-Up Hypothesis: Congruence between Types of Beauty and Product Images in Advertising," Journal of Advertising, 1992, 21(December): 23-34.
· Solomon, Michael R., "The Role of Products as Social Stimuli: A Symbolic Interactionism Perspective," Journal of Consumer Research, 1983, 10(December): 319-329.
· Solomon, Michael R., and Susan P. Douglas, "Diversity in Product Symbolism: The Case of Female Executive Clothing," Psychology and Marketing, 1987, 4(Fall): 189-212.
· Solomon, Michael R., "Dressing for the Part: The Role of Costume in the Staging of the Servicescape," in John F. Sherry, ed., Servicescapes: The Concept of Place in Contemporary Markets, NTC Publishing Group and American Marketing Association, 1998: 81-108.
· Wicklund, R.A., and P.M. Gollwitzer, Symbolic Self-Completion, Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 1982.
· Damhorst, M.L., and S.J. Lennon, "Social Cognition and the Study of Clothing and Human Behavior," Social Behavior and Personality, 1988, 16(2): 175-186.
· Kaiser, Susan B., "Toward a Contextual Social Psychology of Clothing: A Synthesis of Symbolic Interactionist and Cognitive Theoretical Perspectives," Clothing and Textiles Research Journal, 1983-1984, 2: 1-9.
· Joseph, N., Uniforms and Nonuniforms: Communication through Clothing, Greenwood Press, 1986.
· Banner, L.W., American Beauty, The University of Chicago Press, 1983.
· Hatfield, E., and S. Sprecher, Mirror, Mirror: The Importance of Looks in Everyday Life, State University of New York Press, 1986.
· Rubinstein, Ruth P., Dress Codes: Meanings and Messages in American Culture, Westview Press, 1995.
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