The disinterested mode of contemplation that privileges the visual over the tactile cannot do justice to our experience of fashion.” (50)

Negrin, Llewellyn, “Aesthetics: Fashion and Aesthetics–A Fraught Relationship”, in Fashion and Art, Adam Geczy and Vicki Karaminas, eds. London: Berg, 2012.

This is a great book, even for someone who isn't helt hundra on the topic (like me). I think this is one of the most important concepts in the whole theory of modern fashion exhibition, but we are so tied to the aspirational, devotional and visual. Give me dynamism!

What are your thoughts? What is your favorite way of consuming historical costume?