Between Frivolity and Art: Contemporary Niche Fashion Magazines

  title={Between Frivolity and Art: Contemporary Niche Fashion Magazines},
  author={Ane Lynge-Jorl{\'e}n},
  journal={Fashion Theory},
  pages={28 - 7}
Abstract This article is a part of a wider examination of a recent genre of fashion magazines, “niche fashion magazines,” that emerged in the 1990s. Growing out of style magazines, glossies, and art journals, niche fashion magazines have a hybridized quality that straddles art, style cultures, and high fashion. Drawing on the work of Bourdieu, I argue that the genre belongs to the “subfield of restricted production,” and intrinsic to niche fashion magazines is their complex, and rather elitist… 
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