Alicia Mihalic completed her Master’s degree at the University of Zagreb, Croatia, where she is currently employed as an assistant at the graduate study program Theory and Culture of Fashion. Her research focuses on the intersection of costume history, fashion theory and material culture studies and establishes connections between dress and its socio-cultural representation in painting, photography and film. She is mainly interested in the phenomenon of nostalgia, trend mechanisms and the revival of former dress styles throughout the nineteenth century as well as the development of marginal clothing discourses during the second half of the same period. Her work has appeared in various journals across the areas of theory, culture and visual arts and has recently analyzed links between the role of clothing and the absence of living bodies within the museum environment.


MA Theory and Culture of Fashion, University of Zagreb

Alicia Mihalic

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