Black Men and Their Clothes
Manchester Metropolitan University, Manchester Fashion Institute
Julian’s research examines the role of luxury fashion in constructing Black men’s identities in America. In doing so, he makes an account of their gender, consumption and dress practices. Overall, this project aims to conceive of Black men’s relationship to luxury as it relates to personal and aesthetic expression.
The Association for Dress Historians’ New Research In Dress History Conference Paper: ‘Stylin’ Busta Rhymes: A Celebration of Individuality and Cultural Identity through Dress’