7 weeks long meets for 3 hours.
Students will be introduced to contemporary fashion developments from the Victorian Era and birth of Haute Couture to the present day. The course with cover the birth of Haute Couture, historical events influencing fashion, important trailblazing designers, and the particular styles and silhouettes of each era studied.
Certification of completion included
Required Textbook: Fashion: A Visual History from Regency & Romance to Retro & Revolution
Author: NJ Stevenson
The Ivy Pres
Suggested Book: Fashion: The Definite History of Costume and Style
Author: Susan Brown
Recommended Magazines/ Podcasts:
- Conde Nast publications (domestic/ international issues):
Vogue, W, Gentleman’s Quarterly Style, Architectural Digest
- Hearst publications (domestic/international issues)
Elle’s, Harper’s Bazaar, Marie Claire