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...Fashion and Style Léon Bakst (1866–1924), while not a style icon in the conventional sense, is well known to have profoundly influenced fashion throughout the twentieth century. Vanity Fair declared as early as 1914 that Bakst “has done...
...History and Significance of Orientalism in Clothing The 1978 publication of Edward Said’s Orientalism paved the way for a number of studies that explored the links between imperialistic expansion during the pre-World War II era...

John Galliano for Givenchy, Haute Couture Fall/Winter 1996

Lydia Edwards

Edith Cowan University, Australia Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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...The Collection in Context When John Galliano took up the reins as chief designer at Givenchy in 1995, a mix of the historic and cultural was widely expected given his previous repertoire, and the frequent comparisons made...
...The Object in Detail “Angie” is a knee-length version of a robe à la française (also known as a Watteau gown or sack-back gown: an eighteenth-century corseted open robe with matching skirt, supported by hoops, and flat double pleats hanging...

John Galliano (1960–)

Brenda Polan

Brenda Polan is a fashion writer, editor, lecturer and academic. She was formerly fashion editor and women’s page editor of The Guardian and has since written for all Britain’s major newspapers and many magazines. She was until recently Programme Director (Media) at London College of Fashion, University of the Arts London. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Roger Tredre

Roger Tredre is Course Leader, MA Fashion Roger Tredre is Course Leader, MA Fashion Communication, at Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts London. Prior to his academic career, he worked in newspaper fashion journalism and was the first Editor-in-Chief of WGSN, the online fashion trends and research business. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Great Fashion Designers : From Chanel to McQueen, the names that made fashion history

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2020

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...John Galliano, spring/summer 1993. Niall McInerney, Photographer. © Bloomsbury Publishing Plc.The fashion show was, for Galliano, a theatre where the imagination should roam.British designer John Galliano is one of the most significant...
...John Galliano's Spring/Summer 1989 womenswear show 'Charles James' was presented at London Fashion Week. Models such as Yasmin Le Bon, Gail Elliott, Veronica Webb, Marie Sophie Wilson and Kirsten Owen walked the runway wearing avant-garde...
...John Galliano’s Autumn/Winter 1990 show 'Fencing' was presented during London Fashion Week. The collection consisted of structured silhouettes as well as more fluid lines. The show opened with skater coats, peplum and Basque waist jackets...
...John Galliano’s Spring/Summer 1994 show ‘Princess Lucretia’ was presented at the tents of the Cour Carrée du Louvre, at Paris fashion week. In this collection models became actresses and clothes costumes, in a fantastical romantic narrative...
...John Galliano's Autumn/Winter 1995 show ‘Dolores’ was presented at Paris Fashion Week. The same year Galliano won British Designer of The Year and was appointed principle designer for Givenchy, this show took place in an abandoned warehouse...
...John Galliano’s Spring/Summer 1996 show 'L'Ecole de Danse' was presented at Paris Fashion Week. The collection presented a ballet-meets-church aesthetic that was enhanced by the theater setting, with Vogue stating: ‘think Degas meets...