May 17, 2012
A sampling of assignments for this course include:
Review of movies during the 20th century and fashions worn
Comparing fashions from the past with today's fashions
Fashion designer project (research and presentation)
(Of course there will be exams, in-class activities)
Learn about fashion and adornment from ancient times to today.
This course includes learning about:
why specific fashions were worn in different time periods,
what makes fashion styles change and reappear from year to year,
how the development of technology has changes the fashion industry, and
fashion designers who have been successful world-wide.
Historic Costume Tour at FIT New York City
Centennial Historic Costume Fashion Show at UT Martin