What is this unit about?
The teenage fashion market is ever-expanding and highly valuable; teenagers have never before been so forward thinking when it comes to personal style. This course investigates the many and varied influences on teenagers as expressed in their choice of style and dress.
What will students learn from this course?
The study of this area of fashion is rich in fascinating content and serves as an excellent introduction into the investigation and development of subcultures. The readings for each individual lesson will encourage students to question influences on teen style that they may not previously have considered, such as specific aspects cultural and social change. The assigned class readings serve as an excellent foundation for the study of fashion; in addition, the enrichment materials listed help students to put this topic into context.
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