The interest of social sciences in the phenomenon of fashion—the imitation of certain modes of appearance or certain ways of doing things during certain periods—is usually traced back to Herbert Spencer's Ceremonial Institutions, published in 1880. According to Spencer, fashion was intrinsically imitative, but the imitation could ...

  • Loading...
locked icon

Sign in to access this content

Get a 30 day FREE TRIAL

  • Watch videos from a variety of sources bringing classroom topics to life
  • Read modern, diverse business cases
  • Explore hundreds of books and reference titles