Dr Vicki Karaminas

Professor of Fashion; Director of Doctoral Studies (Design)
Massey University, New Zealand

Dr Vicki Karaminas is Professor of Fashion and Director of Doctoral Studies in the School of Design at Massey University New Zealand. She is the President and Chair of Fashion for the Popular Culture Association of Australia and New Zealand. Her book publications (with Adam Geczy) include; Gastrofashion from Haute Cuisine to Haute Couture (Bloomsbury, forthcoming 2022); Gaga Aesthetics. Art, Popular Culture and the Upending of Tradition (Bloomsbury, 2021), Libertine Fashion, Libertine Fashion. Freedom, Sexual Rebellion and Style (Bloomsbury, 2020), Fashion Installation. Body, Space and Performance (Bloomsbury, 2019), Critical Fashion Practice from Westwood to Van Beirendonck (Bloomsbury, 2017), Fashion’s Double. Representation of Fashion in Film, Art and Photography(Bloomsbury, 2015),  and Queer Style (Bloomsbury, 2013). Edited books (with Adam Geczy) include; Fashionable Masculinities. Queers, Pimp Daddies and Lumbersexuals (Rutgers Univ. Press, forthcoming 2022), The End of Fashion. Dress and Clothing in the Age of Globalisation, Bloomsbury, 2017) and Fashion and Art (Bloomsbury, 2012). Other book projects include; The Men’s Fashion Reader (with Peter McNeil, Bloomsbury, 2009) Fashion in Popular Culture, Literature, Media and Contemporary Studies (with Joseph Hancock and Toni Johnson Woods, Intellect, 2013), Sydney Street Style (with Justine Taylor and Toni Johnson Woods, Intellect, 2015) and Shanghai Street Style (with Toni Johnson Woods, 2012). She has published numerous book chapters and journal articles and her books have been translated into a number of different languages. She is the Founding Editor of the Australasian Journal of Popular Culture (with Toni Johnson Woods) and The Journal of Asia Pacific Pop Culture (with Adam Geczy) and sits on a number of editorial and advisory boards.

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