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From tailoring to tracksuits, signet rings to speedos, male dress has always been more than sum of its parts. Learn about the shifting meanings of men’s wardrobes by studying the themes and threads that hold their clothes together.
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Dr Benjamin Wild is Senior Lecturer in Fashion Communication within Manchester Fashion Institute, Manchester Metropolitan University. A Cultural Historian, Benjamin’s research, writing and teaching focuses on the themes of identity, legitimacy and marginality and their expression through art and dress.
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