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Fashion System Roland Barthes

Fashion System

Roland Barthes

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In his consideration of the language of the fashion magazinethe structural analysis of descriptions of womens clothing by writers about fashionBarthes gives us a brief history of semiology. At the same time, he identifies economics as the underlyingMoreIn his consideration of the language of the fashion magazine—the structural analysis of descriptions of womens clothing by writers about fashion—Barthes gives us a brief history of semiology. At the same time, he identifies economics as the underlying reason for the luxuriant prose of the fashion magazine: Calculating, industrial society is obliged to form consumers who dont calculate- if clothings producers and consumers had the same consciousness, clothing would be bought (and produced) only at the very slow rate of its dilapidation.