Meaning of StyleSemester Course

The Meaning of Style, Semester Course
Major Discipline(s)
Communication, Fashion Studies, Sociology
Elective Course
Fall/Spring semester

What do clothes say and how do we interpret them? Today, fashion is essential in the communication and creation of identities. We use dress to express our individuality or to fit into a community. Sub-cultures have specific looks, some clothes are highly controversial, and fashion is a multi-billion dollar industry. Based in Scandinavia’s fashion capital, this class explores the world of fashion and the ways meaning is ascribed to clothing.

Related Discipline(s)

This course would also be of interest to the following discipline(s):
Gender Studies


Jeppe Juel Rishøj

DIS Copenhagen Semester Faculty

M.A, Cand.Des, (Fashion Design, The Royal Danish Academy). Jeppe work with an artistic and experimental approach to fashion design, working in a cross field between the digital and analogue mixing traditional clothing construction with digital art and sculpting methods. In his projects Jeppe explores clothes as an extension of the body, and fashion's ability to transform and abstract our physical self. With DIS since 2021.