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Dr Anna-Mari Almila

Research Fellow: Sociology of Fashion
London College of Fashion
Researcher Research
Anna-Mari  Almila


Anna-Mari Almila is Research Fellow in Sociology of Fashion at London College of Fashion, UAL. She writes in the fields of cultural, global and historical sociology, and her topics include the materiality of dressed bodies and their environments; fashion globalization and the history of fashion studies; the historical/political construction of urban spaces; and wine and gender. She loves social theory and (sociology of) wine. She is the author of Veiling in Fashion: Space and the Hijab in Minority Communities (2018). Her edited books include The Globalization of Wine (2019 Bloomsbury), The Routledge International Handbook to Veils and Veiling Practices (2017) and The Sage Handbook of Cultural Sociology (2016).

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Current research students

  • Kamaira Anderson, Theorising Hip-Hop Dance in London and Los Angeles through Community, Clothing and Chorus. (Lead supervisor)
  • Eleanor Foden, Demythologising the sixties; reappraising the British rock groupie and her relationship to second wave feminism. (Lead supervisor)
  • Premila van Ommen, Being Gurkha, Becoming British: Fashion and Creativity of Young Nepali Migrants in Diaspora. (Lead supervisor)