die Fashion-Ikonen eines Jahrhunderts
Author: Simone Werle
Looks at men's fashion during the thirties, forties, and postwar period, using fashion illustrations from Esquire magazine.
The Golden Age of Fashion from Esquire
Author: Woody Hochswender,Kim Johnson Gross
Publisher: Rizzoli International Publications
New York Times Bestseller Men and Style reaches beyond standard “what to wear” advice: It is equal parts style guide and intriguing conversation about the masculine identity within the world of fashion. David Coggins explores the history of men’s style and learns from some of the most notable tastemakers in the industry and beyond. Its essays and interviews discuss the lessons men learned from their fathers, the mistakes they made as young men, and how they emerged to become better men. Some of the most dapper men in the world discuss bad mustaches, misguided cologne choices, and unfortunate prom tuxedos. All the men here have arrived at a place in the world and have a keen understanding about how they fit in it. Men and Style celebrates singular men who’ve lived well and can tell us about how they earned their worldview. They’re smart enough to absorb the wisdom that’s hidden in the world, and even smarter to wear that wisdom lightly.
Essays, Interviews and Considerations
Author: David Coggins
Find your inner Grace: A modern day guide to the classic beauty and timeless style of the Hollywood starlet and real-life Princess, Grace Kelly Grace Kelly set a standard for elegance that continues to inspire women today—particularly in our Mad Men-crazed era. More than merely blessed with camera-wooing beauty, Princess Grace was also a canny decision maker who selected roles that quickly made her one of cinema’s most adored and unforgettable leading ladies. She also captured hearts on- and off-camera, including many belonging to her handsome co-stars. Though her reign as Princess of Hollywood yielded all-too-soon to her real-life role as Princess of Monaco, Grace Kelly remains the timeless embodiment of refined glamour, style, and poise. Now, Gina McKinnon makes Grace Kelly’s indelible style secrets available to everyone. In What Would Grace Do?, readers will find invaluable lessons in charm and loveliness—from handling careers and cashmere to manners and men. In the style of What Would Jackie Do? and What Would Audrey Do? comes a beautifully designed book filled with lovely two-color illustrations. What Would Grace Do? inspires women everywhere to reach for those moments of strife when we could all use a little Grace.
How to Live Life in Style Like the Princess of Hollywood
Author: Gina McKinnon
In recent decades, the myth of fashionable women and sartorially challenged men has been overturned not least through the proliferation of men's style magazines such as GQ and the emergence of masculinity as a marketing tool. In this engaging book, Edwards applies a sociological approach to our understanding of men's fashion, which he argues is significant in the nexus of masculinity and society, past and present, rather than a narrow artistic or aesthetic interest. Rejecting an essentialist or 'natural' origin, Edwards explores how masculinity and men's fashion are constructed, particularly in relation to consumer society. It is the growing commodification and aestheticism of everyday life, alongside developments in marketing and advertising, that Edwards identifies as the catalyst in the emergence of men's fashion, rather than an abstract 'crisis of masculinity' or 'new man' identity. Concurrently, in the 1980s, changes in demography, economics and ideology gave certain men greater freedom and spending power than ever before. Edwards investigates how these men, clearly distinguished by age, class and sexual orientation, were seduced by advertisers with sexualised images of suited city gents and body-beautiful boys in Levis, and how the resultant process of consumption was facilitated through developments in the practice of shopping itself, such as easy access to credit. He examines the influence of the advertisers' message in creating a hierarchy of masculinity in which some men are valorised and others are denigrated. Starting with a historical review of men's fashion and a discussion of its importance and meanings, Edwards goes on to analyse the contemporary marketing of menswear and masculinity in advertising and in the media, and considers the politics of fashion for men in terms of gender, class, race and sexuality.
Men's Fashion, Masculinity, and Consumer Society
Author: Tim Edwards
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
Category: Social Science
A style guide with heft. Men of Style profiles the best-dressed men of recent centuries: from actors to statesman, playboys to painters, the iconic and the more unexpected. Comprising profiles of their colorful, dapper lives, sartorial and personal, explaining too how they have shaped menswear today. The core focus of the book is not only the story of men's style, but the men who embody it and act as its most inspiring exemplars. A useful for book for students of fashion history, followers of celebrity and stylish men alike.
Author: Josh Sims
Publisher: Laurence King Publishing
This volume presents an interactional perspective on linguistic variability that takes into account the construction of social identities through the formation of social communicative styles. It shows that style is a useful category in bridging the gap between single parameter variation and social identity. Social positioning, i.e., finding one's place in society, is one of its motivating forces. Various aspects of the expression of stylistic features are focused on, from language choice and linguistic variation in a narrow sense to practices of social categorization, pragmatics patterns, preferences for specific communicative genres, rhetorical practices including prosodic features, and aesthetic choices and preferences for specific forms of taste (looks, clothes, music, etc.). These various features of expression are connected to multimodal stylistic indices through talk; thus, styles emerge from discourse. Styles are adapted to changing contexts, and develop in the course of social processes. The analytical perspective chosen proposes an alternative to current approaches to variability under the influence of the so-called variationist paradigm.
Alternative Approaches to Linguistic Heterogeneity
Author: Peter Auer
Publisher: Walter de Gruyter
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
a manual for journalists, P.R. men and copy-writers
Author: Leslie Sellers
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Geschichten über Alltagsobjekte
Author: Manfred Russo
Publisher: Böhlau Verlag Wien
Bei mehr als 3 Millionen Instagram-Fans weiß Aimee Song offensichtlich ziemlich gut Bescheid, wie man das perfekt Foto bekommt. In ihrem Buch verrät sie nun zum ersten Mal ihre Geheimnisse, wie man einen überwältigenden Feed erschafft und seine Follower-Zahlen nach oben zieht – natürlich immer mit perfektem Style. In diesem innovativen Instagram-Guide zeigt Aimee Song u.a.: ·wie man das perfekte Instagram-Foto macht, ·wie man die eigene Instagram-Story einzigartig macht, ·wie man Style- und Food-Fotos perfekt vorbereitet, ·wie man seine Follower-Zahlen vervielfacht. Setze deinen Stil in Szene zeigt, wie man aus seinen Smartphone-Fotos das Beste herausholt und seine eigene Online-Präsentation perfektioniert.
Author: Aimee Song
Publisher: MVG Verlag
Category: Health & Fitness
Macau in the 1820s and 1830s was the centre of life for foreigners trading with China through the only permitted gateway of Canton. To this European enclave on the China coast in 1829 came Harriett Low, a young American accompanying her aunt and uncle, atrader from Salem, Massachusetts.
Harriett Low's Macau
Author: Rosmarie W. N. Lamas
Publisher: Hong Kong University Press
The issue of gender in organizations has attracted much attention and debate over a number of years. The focus of examination is inequality of opportunity between the genders and the impact this has on organizations, individual men and women, and society as a whole. It is undoubtedly the case that progress has been made with women participating in organizational life in greater numbers and at more senior levels than has been historically the case, challenging notions that senior and/or influential organizational and political roles remain a masculine domain. The Oxford Handbook of Gender in Organizations is a comprehensive analysis of thinking and research on gender in organizations with original contributions from key international scholars in the field. The Handbook comprises four sections. The first looks at the theoretical roots and potential for theoretical development in respect of the topic of gender in organizations. The second section focuses on leadership and management and the gender issues arising in this field; contributors review the extensive literature and reflect on progress made as well as commenting on hurdles yet to be overcome. The third section considers the gendered nature of careers. Here the focus is on querying traditional approaches to career, surfacing embedded assumptions within traditional approaches, and assessing potential for alternative patterns to evolve, taking into account the nature of women's lives and the changing nature of organizations. In its final section the Handbook examines masculinity in organizations to assess the diversity of masculinities evident within organizations and the challenges posed to those outside the norm. In bringing together a broad range of research and thinking on gender in organizations across a number of disciplines, sub-disciplines, and conceptual perspectives, the Handbook provides a comprehensive view of both contemporary thinking and future research directions.
Author: Savita Kumra,Ruth Simpson,Ronald J. Burke
Publisher: OUP Oxford
Category: Business & Economics
Have you wondered what its really like to cross over into the afterlife? Would you like to make it a good trip for yourselfor be an ambassador of goodwill for someone who is dying? If so, welcome to this rich forum of information and compelling personal stories. You may be cynical, frightened, sure or unsure about life and what happens afterward, but in Going Out in Style, you are warmly invited to join the discussion on conscious living and dying. Many people, just like you, are redesigning their exits as they live more consciously. Whether you want simple guidelines or the latest departure upgrades, you will find this a fascinating exploration that includes: Your style of living and dying The variety of heavens from which to choose Practical tools for conscious living Tips for navigating the afterlife What you will want in your own first-aid departure kit What to include in transition ceremonies How you can affect your own departure right now How to avoid becoming confused or lost
A Guide to Planetary Departure
Author: Marcia Beachy M.S. L.P.C.
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit
The case of these six golfers who fought for the right to play their city's golf course set a nationwide precedent for desegregation of public facilities. Robertson chronicles the stories of the golfers, their lawyers, and the conservative judge just appointed by President Eisenhower, providing a vivid picture of racial segregation and the forces that brought about its end.
How Six Black Golfers Won Civil Rights in Beaumont, Texas
Author: Robert J. Robertson
Publisher: Texas A&M University Press
In an attempt to escape the stresses of city life three friends, J, Harris and George, plus their faithful canine companion Montmorency, decide to take a boating jaunt between Kingston and Oxford. However a trip intended to relax and rejuvenate quickly becomes a journey of unquenchable comedy, with deathdefying battles with swans, culinary disasters and contrary tea kettles just a few of the challenges facing the trio along the way.
Author: Clive Francis,Jerome K. Jerome
Publisher: Oberon Books
Category: Performing Arts
China today is sexually (and in many other ways) a very repressive so ciety, yet ancient China was very different. Some of the earliest surviving literature of China is devoted to discussions of sexual topics, and the sexual implications of the Ym and Yang theories common in ancient China continue to influence Tantric and esoteric sexual practices today far dis tant from their Chinese origins. In recent years, a number of books have been written exploring the history of sexual practices and ideas in China, but most have ended the discussion with ancient China and have not continued up to the present time. Fang Fu Ruan first surveys the ancient assumptions and beliefs, then carries the story to present-day China with brief descriptions of homosexuality, lesbianism, transvestism, transsexualism, and prostitution, and ends with a chapter on changing attitudes toward sex in China today. Dr. Ruan is well qualified to give such an overview. Until he left China in the 1980s, he was a leader in attempting to change the repressive attitudes of the government toward human sexuality. He wrote a best selling book on sex in China, and had written to and corresponded with a number of people in China who considered him as confidant and ad visor about their sex problems. A physician and medical historian, Dr. Ruan's doctoral dissertation was a study of the history of sex in China.
Studies in Sexology in Chinese Culture
Author: Fang Fu Ruan
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
Corporate diversity programs often fail because of resistance in workplace culture. The author sets out an approach to real change by analysing the role of organisational cultures in marginalising women workers. Based on academic research, case studies and interviews, the author presents a new model for changing organisational culture
Overcoming Resistance and Changing Organizational Cultures
Author: Sarah Rutherford
Category: Business & Economics