Grunge Style

From Goodwill to Grunge
by Jennifer Le Zotte

In this surprising new look at how clothing, style, and commerce came together to change American culture, Jennifer Le Zotte examines how secondhand goods sold at thrift stores, flea markets, and garage sales came to be both profitable and culturally influential. Initially, selling used goods in the United States was seen as a questionable enterprise focused largely on the poor. But as the twentieth century progressed, multimillion-dollar businesses like Goodwill Industries developed, catering not only to the needy but increasingly to well-off customers looking to make a statement. Le Zotte traces the origins and meanings of “secondhand style” and explores how buying pre-owned goods went from a signifier of poverty to a declaration of rebellion.

Considering buyers and sellers from across the political and economic spectrum, Le Zotte shows how conservative and progressive social activists–from religious and business leaders to anti-Vietnam protesters and drag queens–shrewdly used the exchange of secondhand goods for economic and political ends. At the same time, artists and performers, from Marcel Duchamp and Fanny Brice to Janis Joplin and Kurt Cobain, all helped make secondhand style a visual marker for youth in revolt.

July 2019 to June 2020 Planner
by Mike Planners

School and the school year can be tough, it’s even tougher when you’re not organized and keeping track of what’s going on and when it’s going on. Don’t miss an important date by using and consulting your planner and this planner has the space to help you out and keep you at the right place, at the right time.

  • Big and Roomy at 8.5″ x 11″
  • Monthly Overview
  • Daily space for each week to write it out
  • A year in colors chart
  • Premium Binding
  • Paperback
  • Matte Finish Cover

Sketchbook for Fashion Designers
by Fashion Sketchbooks

This sketchbook is designed for fashion designers, fashion illustrators and students of fashion. There are more than 100 pages of figure templates suitable for fashion design and designers can easily draw their own designs on the pose that will be best to show their design. Sketching over 9 head proportioned fashion figures makes it easier for designers to draw proportionally. While using this book you can draw your own fashion design on the template and then you can color them. Each figure will be helpfull for your sketches and they will encourage you to create your own style while drawing them.

Street Style in America: An Exploration
by Jennifer Grayer Moore

What are the origins of highly specific denim fashions, such as bell bottoms, skinny jeans, and ripped jeans? How do mass media and popular culture influence today’s street fashion? When did American fashion sensibilities shift from conformity as an ideal to youth-oriented standards where clothing could boldly express independence and self-expression? Street Style in America: An Exploration addresses questions like these and many others related to the historical and sociocultural context of street style, supplying both A–Z entries that document specific American street styles and illustrations with accompanying commentary.

This book provides a detailed analysis of American street and subcultural styles, from the earliest example reaching back to the early 20th century to contemporary times. It reviews all aspects of dress that were part of a look, considering variations over time and connecting these innovations to fashionable dress practices that emerged in the wakes of these sartorial rebellions. The text presents detailed examinations of specific dress styles and also interrogates the manifold meanings of dress practices that break from the mainstream. This book is a comprehensive resource that will prove invaluable to fashion historians and provide fascinating reading for students and general audiences.

Fashion & Music
by Jochen Strähle

This book will broaden readers’ understanding of the links between the music and fashion industries. It highlights the challenges currently facing the fashion industry in terms of hyper-competition, definition of ever-faster trends, changing consumer demands etc. In fact, the fashion industry is heavily influenced by the digital revolution in the music industry, which has changed the face of individual music consumption and social reference, and therefore, also has impacts on fashion consumption and social reference. This understanding is crucial in order to realign any fashion company’s strategies to the demands of modern fashion consumers. In terms of content, the book first discusses the social perspective of fashion and music. This includes an analysis of music as a key influencer of fashion trends, both theoretically and on the basis of a case study on grunge music. Then the role of music in the fashion business is addressed, and covers in-store music and the role of music in fashion communication. Following up, the role of fashion in the music business is analyzed. This includes the trend of co-design of fashion collections, music artists’ role of differentiation by style, and the market for music fashion merchandise articles (both theoretically and drawing on a case study). In closing, potential lessons learned from the music industry are developed for the fashion industry. This includes an analysis of the digital revolution and the advent of the crowdfunding idea (both theoretically and in a case study).

Grunge: Music and Memory
by Catherine Strong

Grunge has been perceived as the music that defined ‘Generation X’. Twenty years after the height of the movement there is still considerable interest in its rise and fall, and its main figures such as Kurt Cobain and Courtney Love. As a form of ‘retro’ music it is even experiencing a resurgence, and Cobain remains an icon to many young music fans today. But what was grunge, and what has it become? This book explores how grunge has been remembered by the fans that grew up with it, and asks how memory is both formed by and forms popular culture. It looks at the relationship between media, memory and music fans and demonstrates how different groups can use and shape memory as part of an ongoing struggle for power in society. Grunge was the site of such a struggle, as popular music so often is, with the young people of the time asking questions about their place in the world and the way society is organized. This book examines what these questions were, and what has happened to them over time. It shows that although grunge challenged many social structures, the way it, and youth itself, are remembered often work to reinforce the status quo.

Distressed Copper Notebook
by Maeve Publishing

This cool notebook features a grungy, distressed copper colored design.

The journal measures 6×9 inches in size with 120 lined college ruled pages for taking notes in class or meetings, working out homework problems, journaling, keeping a diary, writing down dreams and ideas, doodling, writing down slime recipes, and so much more!

Encouraging children and teenagers to keep a journal and write down their thoughts and feelings has often been found to improve grades, focus, creativity, concentration, linguistic and writing skills, reading comprehension skills, communication skills, learning to deal with feelings, mental well-being, and self-esteem.

This book makes an affordable Mother’s Day or birthday gift, Christmas present, stocking stuffer, Easter basket stuffer, Valentine’s Day gift, 100 days of school, end of school or back to school gift for kindergarten, elementary school, middle school, or high school aged students – daughter, son, granddaughter, grandson, brother, sister, best friend, niece, nephew, stepdaughter, stepson, mom, dad, grandma, grandpa, and anyone who loves dance, ballet, or ballerinas! It’s a cute gift for ballet teacher or coach as well. It makes a great gift under 10 dollars for 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, 13th, 14th, 15th, 16th, 17th, and 18th birthdays and is also a perfect, inexpensive party favor to give away at a ballet or dance themed birthday party

It’s a great size for carrying in bags, purses and backpacks. It has book industry perfect binding, a sleek matte cover, and white pages that are great for pencil or ink.

Click on our brand name Maeve Publishing located under the title of this listing for more butterfly notebooks.

I’m Offended that You’re Offended
by Knoxpub Americana

Tired of all of the people being offended at the silliest things?
Show your love for the heritage of the USA with this college ruled 120 page lined notebook.

Bullet Journal : Grunge Style
by Blue Lover Journal

This Grunge Style on cover. There are Notebook Journal , You can use to note or write your idea. It can be used as a notebook, journal or composition book. This paperback notebook is 8.5″ x 11″ (letter size) and has 110 pages (55 sheets) that are Wide Ruled.

Wine Tasting Journal
by Michelia Creations

Wine Tasting Notes JournalThis book for wine lover’s record Details

  • Your own fill-in Wines Tasted Notes
  • Wine Tasting Passion Journal
  • This book contain sections for wine name, vintage, price, producer, region & country, grape variety, recommended by, place & date purchased, place & date tasted, color/clarity, aroma, body, taste, finish, overall impression, notes
  • It’s a perfect gift for family and friends
  • 100 pages of Wine Tasting Journal
  • 6 inches By 9 Inches
  • Matte Cover
  • Paperback Cover
  • Get start Wine Tasting Journal today

About apujb86