Reason and Flair: A Century of Fashion in Poland
An eye-catching and in-depth book-album summarizing the last hundred years of Polish fashion and culture.
Published in English, this richly illustrated book is addressed to the world: journalists specializing in fashion, students of fashion, anthropology, sociology and the history of culture, as well as designers. The aim of the publication is to present not only the history of clothing, but also to talk about Poland through clothing, both its culture and society.
Each chapter in the album is devoted to a different decade in the history of Polish fashion.
With essays by Dr. Agata Zborowska: lecturer on the anthropology of things at the University of Warsaw; Dr. Aleksandra Jatczak: lecturer on fashion history and theory at the Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw; Olga Drenda: cultural anthropologist and award-winning essayist; Aleksandra Boćkowska: reporter; Michał Zaczyński: journalist and blogger; and Karolina Sulej: book editor, writer and reporter dealing with the popularization of fashion anthropology.
Edited Karolina Sulej
Designed by Łukasz Aksamit
Published by the Adam Mickiewicz Institute and OsnoVa Publishing, 2020
Hardcover, 272 pages, b&w and color images, 8.27 × 11.02 inches