“Etiquette and Ceremony: Conduct and Sentiment of Human Beings as Functions of the Power Structure of Their Society,” from The Court Society, by Norbert Elias, is reprinted with the permission of Blackwell Publishers.
“Adornment,” from The Sociology of Georg Simmel, by Georg Simmel, translated and edited by Kurt H. Wolff, is reprinted with the permission of The Free Press, a division of Simon and Schuster. Copyright 1950; copyright renewed 1978 by The Free Press.
“Men's Fashion” and “Men's Hats,” from Spoken into the Void, by Adolf Loos, reprinted by permission of MIT Press, the publisher.
“The Great Masculine Renunciation and Its Causes,” from The Psychology of Clothes, by J. C. Flügel, is reprinted with the permission of Hogarth Press, the publisher.
“Social Life,” from The Second Sex, by Simone de Beauvoir, translated by H. M. Parshley, is reprinted by permission of the publisher, Alfred A. Knopf. Copyright 1952; renewed 1980 by Alfred A. Knopf.
“On Drapery,” from Aesthetics: Lectures on Fine Art, Volume II, by Georg W. F. Hegel, translated by T. M. Knox, is reprinted by permission of Oxford University Press. Copyright 1975 Oxford University Press.
Selections from The Painter of Modern Life, by Charles Baudelaire, is reprinted by permission of the publisher, Phaidon Press. Copyright 1964 Phaidon Press.
“The Dialogue of Fashion and Death,” from The Moral Essays, by Giocomo Leopardi, is reprinted with permission from Columbia University Press, the publisher. Copyright 1983 by Columbia University Press.
“Analysis of the Cases (Complex of Symptoms)” from Transvestites: An Investigation into Erotic Masquerade, by Magnus Hirschfeld, translated by Michael A. Lombardi-Nash, is reprinted by permission of the publisher, Prometheus Books. Copyright 1991.