Fashion : : A Canadian Perspective / / Royal Ontario Museum.

How does a country dress itself? From Montreal's 'Retail Mile,' to Ontario's millinery trade, to how war and television can effect the garment industry or whether tailoring can make a cultural impact, Alexandra Palmer gathers together some of the top curators, designers, fashion...

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Superior document:Title is part of eBook package: De Gruyter UTP eBook-Package Backlist 2000-2015
Place / Publishing House:Toronto : : University of Toronto Press, , [2019]
Year of Publication:2019
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Table of Contents:
  • Frontmatter
  • Contents
  • List of Illustrations
  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction / Palmer, Alexandra
  • Fashion and Identity
  • 'Very Picturesque and Very Canadian': The Blanket Coat and Anglo-Canadian Identity in the Second Half of the Nineteenth Century / Stack, Eileen
  • Dressing Up: A Consuming Passion / Cooper, Cynthia
  • Defrocking Dad: Masculinity and Dress in Montreal, 1700-1867 / Noel, Jan
  • The Association of Canadian Couturiers / Palmer, Alexandra
  • Fashion, Trade, and Consumption
  • Shop and Factory: The Ontario Millinery Trade in Transition, 1870-1930 / Bates, Christina
  • The Work Being Chiefly Performed by Women: Female Workers in the Garment Industry in Saint John, New Brunswick, in 1871 / Larocque, Peter J.
  • Three Thousand Stitches: The Development of the Clothing Industry in Nineteenth-Century Halifax / Mackay, M. Elaine
  • Enduring Roots: Gibb and Co. and the Nineteenth- Century Tailoring Trade in Montreal / Cariou, Gail
  • Montreal's Fashion Mile: St Catherine Street, 1890-1930 / Sifton, Elizabeth
  • Fashion and Transition
  • Dress Reform in Nineteenth-Century Canada / Kelcey, Barbara E.
  • Fashion and War in Canada, 1939-1945 / Caton, Susan Turnbull
  • Fashion and Refuge: The Jane Harris Salon, Montreal, 1941-1961 / Sharman, Lydia Ferrabee
  • Fashion and Journalism
  • Laced In and Let Down: Women's Fashion Features in the Toronto Daily Press, 1890-1900 / Freeman, Barbara M.
  • The Fashion of Writing, 1985-2000: Fashion-Themed Television s Impact on the Canadian Fashion Press / Fulsang, Deborah
  • A Little on the Wild Side: Eaton's Prestige Fashion Advertising Published in the Montreal Gazette, 1952-1972 / Bosnitch, Katherine
  • Contributors
  • Index