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Simona Maria Segre Reinach

Associate Professor

Department of the Arts

Academic discipline: SPS/09 Economic Sociology and Sociology of Work and Organizations

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Simona Segre Reinach is a cultural anthropologist and an associate professor of fashion studies at Bologna University, Italy. She has written extensively on fashion from a global perspective in the books such as Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion (2010), The Fashion History Reader (2010), Fashion Media. Past and Present (2013), A Cultural History of Dress and Fashion (2016), The Cambridge Global History of Fashion (2021). Her research includes field work in China and Italy on Sino-Italian collaborations in global fashion. On this matter she published several articles such as Fast Fashion vs Prêt à Porter. Towards a New Culture of Fashion (2005), and From Joint Ventures to Collaborative Projects: Toward an Ethnography of Sino-Italian Fashion Relations in the 2020s (2021). Recent books include: Biki. French Visions for Italian Fashion (Rizzoli 2019); Fashion in Multiple Chinas: Chinese Styles in the Transglobal Landscape, with Wessie Ling (I.B. Tauris–Bloomsbury, 2018); and Exhibit! Fashion on Show: Exhibition Spaces and Brand Spaces, with Luca Marchetti (Mondadori Pearson, 2017). Exhibitions include: 80s–90s Facing Beauties: Italian Fashion and Japanese Fashion at a Glance (Rimini Museum, 2013); and Jungle: The Imagery of Animals in Fashion (Torino Venaria Reale, 2017). She is a member of international boards such as Bloomsbury Fashion Central Advisory Board, Critical Studies in Fashion and Beauty Advisory Boards; and Fashion Theory Editorial Borad. She is a Research partner of CREATURE (The Centre for Creative Arts, Cultures and Engagement at London Metropolitan University). She is editor-in-chief of Zonemoda Journal.