Fashion and the Consumer Revolution in Contemporary Russia by Olga Gurova

By Olga Gurova

This e-book explores how garments intake has replaced in Russia some time past twenty years as capitalism has grown in a postsocialist country, bringing with it a "consumer revolution." It exhibits how there was and remains to be an incredible swap within the style retail market and how excellent life portrayed in sleek magazines and different media have contributed to the patron revolution, as have shifts within the social constitution and daily life. total, the booklet, together with the findings of intensive unique study, together with in-depth interviews with shoppers, relates adjustments in style and retail to altering outlooks, identities, and ideologies in Russia extra in general. The pointed out alterations also are associated with the theoretical notion of favor shaped in postsocialist society.

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