Dress and Fashion in Denmark

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dc.contributor.author Melchior, Marie Riegels
dc.date.accessioned 2009-04-07
dc.date.accessioned 2009-04-07T14:31:04Z
dc.date.available 2009-04-07T14:31:04Z
dc.date.issued 2009-04-07T14:31:04Z
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10398/7769
dc.description.abstract In terms of dress and fashion Denmark is an example of a West European peripheral country within the international fashion system. Since the Middle Ages, new fashions have found their way to Denmark through the internationally oriented royal family, the purchases of well-traveled citizens, various international and national fashion reports, and the international purchases by local retailers. With varying speed new cuts, colors and styles have impressed themselves upon both the everyday and festive fashions of the Danish wardrobe. The same foreign influence applies to local fashion production. Design, craftsmanship and technology has through time been shaped under influences from abroad. But these international influences have not undermined the recurring idea of a particular Danish dress and fashion culture. In the middle of the 19th century the prevailing view was that the peasants’ festive dress represented specific national dress. By the beginning of the 21st century discussions in the Danish fashion industry and industry policy concern Denmark’s status as a fashion nation and Copenhagen as a possible new global fashion center. This is due to the growing Danish fashion culture, the textile and clothing industry’s export success, and not least the fact that Denmark is a world-leading fur exporter. en
dc.format.extent 16 s. en
dc.language eng en
dc.relation.ispartofseries Creative Encounters Working Papers;21
dc.title Dress and Fashion in Denmark en
dc.type wp en
dc.accessionstatus modt09apr07 nijemo en
dc.contributor.corporation Copenhagen Business School. CBS
dc.contributor.department Institut for Interkulturel Kommunikation og Ledelse en
dc.contributor.departmentshort IKL en
dc.contributor.departmentuk Department of Intercultural Communication and Management en
dc.contributor.departmentukshort IKL en
dc.idnumber x656597150 en
dc.publisher.year 2008 en


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