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Fashion History Costume Trends and Eras - Haute Couture

Fashion History Costume Trends and Eras - Haute Couture
At Fashion-Era.com we analyse two centuries of women's costume history and fashion history silhouettes in detail. Regency, Romantic, Victorian, Edwardian, Flapper,1940's Utility Rationing, Dior's New Look, 1960's Mini dress, 1970's Disco, 1980's New Romantics, Power Dressing, Haute Couture, Royal Robes, Fashion Semiotics, and Body Adornment, each retro fashion era, and future fashion trends are all defined. We've also outlined the history of Jewellery, Perfumes, Cosmetics, Corsetry and Underwear manipulation of the body silhouette. Fashion history is a rich area to explore. The effects of past and present technology, changes in work, leisure, media and homelife that affect lifestyle trends, attitudes, fashion trends and shopping trendsetters are all covered in the various eras. Newer sections such as hats, hair, cloaks and capes, ancient Egyptian, Greek and Roman fashion history continue to explore and make this a great web fashion history and costume history resource.

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The Colette Patterns Pants Fitting Cheatsheet Fitting pants is a bit tricky, let’s face it. There are a lot of differences among women in the areas between waist and ankles. You’ve got hips and waists of different sizes, butts of various shapes, legs of all different lengths, thighs that bulge in different ways, calves that may or may not be muscular. And then there are the differences in posture! With all these factors, no wonder pants fitting seems so mystifying. And no wonder it’s so hard for most of us to find a good pair of RTW pants that fit. Lady Addict In today’s photos I’m wearing a black dungaree which I don’t recall to have already in my wardrobe… I better stop thinking as I probably do, sometimes I think I’m the real dungaree-addict. This time I combined it with a crop blouse and the Moroccan style flats that I bought this summer in Tarifa. I also have a lot of news, although I don’t know where to start! I’m very exited about all my new projects for the season and I’m not only talking about work :) First thing is that today starts the final countdown to my trip to Ny for the fashion week and these days I feel like I’m not up to date with my social networks, getting ready for the trip is getting in the way of may normal routine. That’s why today I’ve been thinking about my photographers Cristian and Carmela, why did you guys abandon me?

Steampunk Lace Shirt Lace and gauze can turn the plainest shirt into pure Victorian femininity. Use this technique to add some interest to any button-down shirt you have hanging in your closet. If you want to give the shirt an edgy look, try pairing it with some steampunk chain jewelry or a leather belt. You can also switch out the original buttons for some with filigree. Materials: - A fitted button front shirt - 12" to 16" (305mm—405mm) lightweight, gauzy fabric (cheesecloth, lace, or crushed bridal tulle) - 2 ft. (610mm) 2" to 3" (50mm—75mm)-wide gathered lace - 2 ft. (610mm) coordinating lace trim - Matching thread - Embellishments (such as pearls, ribbon, bows, etc.)

Consignment vs. Thrift: Knowing Your Options I’m taking this week off to spend with family for the holidays, so here’s a tidbit from the archives! When it comes to my outfit posts, I tend to list anything that’s been bought secondhand as “thrifted,” which isn’t quite fair. Yes, items purchased at consignment shops are used and yes, I had to do some digging to find them. But thrift stores and consignment stores are really quite different. Weeellll, some will work differently than others.

Fashion Plate Collection Home » Fashion Plate Collection The original fashion plates collected by Blanche Payne and others have been cataloged and carefully stored for preservation purposes in archival housing. Many of these plates are from some of the leading French, British, American, and other continental fashion journals of the 19th century and early 20th century: Belle assemblée; Le bon ton; Le Follet, courrier des salons; Journal des dames and des modes; Godey's lady's book and magazine, and others. They are primarily hand-colored engravings although some of the plates after 1885 are colored lithographs. Dressing A Bride Doll: Making A Custom Outfit I have long been a fan of Grace Kelly, just because she is beautiful. Outwardly she epitomizes the woman I had hoped to become, beautiful, gracious, feminine, composed. I have read books about Grace Kelly and know that things were not all perfect.

My Daily Style I do love grey tees, printed jeans and ethnic bags. Here you have a look with all of them! This soft and light tee from Free People is amazing. Sometimes it’s worth spending a little bit more for better-quality products. Study Room resource: Pattern Prints and drawings, including fashion illustrations, architectural drawings, design drawings, watercolours, posters and much more, not on display in the galleries, can be seen in the Prints, Drawings and RIBA Architecture Study Rooms. To make it easier for teachers and lecturers to access the most popular material with groups, we have developed themed study room resources which contain original prints and drawings. This Study Room resource examines designs for wallpaper and texiles by designers from 1868 to 1978. Teachers' notes This resource could be adapted for different key stages.

Printing On Fabric Have the perfect design concept, but can't find the perfect fabric? With a little help from household items, you can whip up the fabric of your dreams! For printing fun, gather the following items: Desired image and your favorite photo manipulation program. (In our example, I'm using Adobe Photo Deluxe.) An ironFreezer paper (I use Reynolds Wrap.)

What I Wore WhatIWore: Know someone who loves nothing more than camping out and sitting ‘round the fire? These gift ideas span from stocking stuffers to bigger splurges and could work for a guy or gal! Pocket Outdoor Survival Guide - a cute little stocking stuffer with loads of tips and tricks for spending time in the great outdoors.

DCT Fashion Design Toolbox In Croquis Part II I showed how fashion illustrations distort and elongate the human figure. This creates a great visual effect but when it comes to actual designs we draw to scale. So, what if you drew true-to-life scaled drawings of your clients. Perhaps many of you already do.

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