This course traces the major developments in fashion design as an expression of the civilization or society and technological development from:
- Antiquity through to the late 16th century (foundation year).
- The 17th century through to the late 19th century (second year).
- The 20th century through to the turn of our century (third year).
This course considers the historical events and the stylistic changes. Students will be taught the basics of Art History in Fashion Design through lectures and off-site visits to various museums such as Musee du Louvre, Musee Cluny, Chateau de Versailles, Musee d’Orsay, Musee d’Art Moderne, Cenre Georges Pompidou and temporary exhibitions.
- Antiquity – fashion under:
Classical influences on later periods.
- Middle Ages – fashion under:
- Fashion under: Renaissance
- 17th Century – fashion under:
- 18th Century – fashion under:
- 19th Century – fashion under:
- 1910 -1920’s – New shapes and ‘Les Annees Folles”
- 1930’s fashion history.
- 1940’s fashion under the Second World War.
- 1947 – The New Look and the 1950’s.
- 1960’s – The mini-skirt and women’s lib.
- 1970’s fashion history.
- 1980’s fashion history.
- 1990’s fashion history.
- 2000’s and turn of the century fashion.