The word fashion design, the fabrication of fashionable clothes, originated from Paris, France. Paris was known to influence fashion and it also had names like fashion capital, fashion became more influential in the nineteenth century to the mid-twentieth century. Jen Viegas claims that individuals first wore clothing about 170,000 years ago after the “second-to-last ice age.” Scientific researchers performed on lice’s DNA because of the relation between clothes and lice. The first, fashion designed piece was a dress, History of Fashion states that the royal court was the original inspiration for the expansion of the dress, the royal court would often get their pieces made anonymously. Sue Taylor states that there are two types of classification
We have been told that corsets date back as early as 3000 to 5000b.c. and Cretan women were the first to wear them. Corsets evolved over the years and by the time the Victorian era came around these corsets looked different. In the early 1800s the corset was made from simple cotton and got its shape from seams. But by the middle of the 1800s this method changed and became more extreme.
It was a masterpiece of the collection of spring/ summer 1953. It was an impeccable silk dress beautifully crafted to bring out the beauty and elegance of the woman wearing it. Dior brought out the natural and sophisticated beauty of the silk in this dress. He had major self portray in this, not as a French designer but as a gardener, farmer and mill owner. The master art, “May” is not only beautiful but it also gives a very soft and feminine touch to the silk piece.
He brought the collaborators together and was responsible for the production of Le Sacre. The process that led up to the actualization of Le Sacre was a combined effort involving, Vaslav Nijinsky, Igor Stravinsky and Nicholas Roerich. For the purpose of this argument I will focus particularly on the innovative aspects of the choreography and its relationship with the score and the libretto by Stravinsky as well as the design, costume and research done by Roerich that influenced the
He wanted to draw something soothing, calming and something that would influence the minds of people, he thought of drawing an armchair. “Matisse was heavily influenced by art from other cultures. Having seen several exhibitions of Asian art, and having traveled to North Africa, he incorporated some of the decorative qualities of Islamic art, the angularity of African sculpture, and the flatness of Japanese prints into his own style”. Henri’s aim was to discover "the essential character of things". Between 1908 and 1913 Henri made journey’s to a lot of country’s which are Spain, Germany, Russia, and Africa.
Those designers had produced modernist designs thus made a fashion revolution. According to Mcdermott (1997, p. 8), the ideas of Modernism ushered in a demand for simpler, streamlined ideas which suited the new spirit of the times. The 3 most influential French designers in Fashion industry during the Golden Age of French Fashion which is between 1920s to 1930s such as Gabrielle “Coco” Chanel, Jean Patou and Elsa Schiaparelli had brought a whole new concept of ‘Fashion’ by producing their daring and unique designs. The Parisian couturiers Gabrielle Chanel and Jean Patou were largely responsible for the fashion revolution. As mentioned by Haye (1988, p. 48) they dressed the modern woman in loose-fitting, comfortable and functional garments, many of which were based along
The early fashion of Victorian century included long skirts and necklines shaped in many different ways. For women, wide and long skirts, and V shaped necklines were popular. For example, little girls square neckline and bodices, and dresses went to mid calf, so the shoes and stockings were visible (Cassin-Scott 119). Furthermore, the late fashion included flat
Anyway, the 501 which is the classic of the classics and the first jeans invented in history, was not always the same. This lowered waist is not the first of several changes over the years. Levi Strauss and Jacob Davis patented the jeans reinforced with rivets in 1873. The first Levi's pants were made of a fabric called "duck canvas" in an orange brown (a very thick cotton canvas) and later
After this came the mods and hippies whom combined them into novel outfits and tuned all of this into “vintage fashion”. This revolution began in 1965. Harriet Love opened a vintage chic, a boutique that sold “antique” garments. “Clever women have discovered that antique clothes have a magnificent cut and hand-done details not often found in clothes these days”. - New York Times In the early '80s Gallo was experimenting with vintage fashion as a proud member of the punk and new wave movement.
Each product needed to get a ‘dress’. Famous artists, such as Akseli Gallen-Kallela, drew pictures for the wrappings. Jean Sibelius was congratulated on his birthday on wrapping paper, and Paavo Nurmi ran in front of the blue-cross flag on top of a tin box for pastilles. The Karl Fazer Milk Chocolate, born from a gift recipe in 1922, is a cherished product and brand, always sold in