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Tony Sullivan

Senior Lecturer in Fashion Cultures and Histories


Relevant publications

'Murderous Caprices: Lessons from Marx and Engels', Vestoj Special Edition On Capital (No 9. 2019); 'Dressing the Opposition: Sartorial Resistance on Europe's Political Left' in Fashion and Politics, Bartlett Ed. (Yale, 2019) 'Karl Marx: Fashion and Capitalism' in Rocamora and Smelik eds. Thinking Through Fashion (2015 IB Tauris)


Fashion Cultures and Histories, Critical Issues in Fashion Research - Unit Leader 'Fashion Politics and Protest', Contextualising Your Practice/ LCF School of Design and Technology Research Essay and PhD supervision.

Research interests

Marxist, materialist and historical materialist approaches to understanding fashion labour, value theory and sustainability; the global production and consumption of fashion including brands and the relationship between fashion, politics, political leadership and protest.

Relevant conferences / symposium

“Jeremy Corbyn: Politics, Fashion and Brands" International Fashion Hub Symposium, LCF, July 2018.


Guest lecture given at Marxism 2018 Festival London

'Culture Matters'.