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...Social Context of the 1930s The 1930s can be defined by two major events that would dominate the social and political landscape. The Wall Street crash of 1929 was the largest collapse of the American stock market in American history...

Madeleine Vionnet (1876–1975)

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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...Grecian-style model in Vionnet, Vogue, 1931. Photo: George Hoyningen-Huene/Condé Nast via Getty Images.Vionnet fast established a reputation for purity of vision.In the fledgling years of the twentieth century, Madeleine Vionnet helped...

Vionnet … Classicism

Classic and Modern Writings on Fashion

Berg, 2009

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...Source: Madeleine Vionnet: 15 Dresses from the Collection of Martin Kamer (Judith Clark Costume, 2001), 6 pages.Classicism presents a façade of effortlessness. It demands a return to the essential elements of fashion design: body...

Vionnet, Madeleine*

The Berg Companion to Fashion

Bloomsbury Academic, 2010

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...Born in Chilleurs-aux-Bois in 1876, Madeleine Vionnet was apprenticed to a dressmaker while still a child. She began her career in fashion working for makers of lingerie, as well as dress-makers and couturiers in London and Paris...

The 1920s: The Jazz Age

Phyllis G. Tortora

Phyllis G. Tortora is a widely published author of textbooks, encyclopedias and reference works, and a specialist on textiles and historic costume. Her books include Fairchild's Dictionary of Textiles, the Dictionary of Fashion, and Fairchild's Encyclopedia of Accessories. She is the co-author (with Keith Eubank) of Survey of Historic Costume: A History of Western Dress, and has contributed articles to Scribner's Encyclopedia of Clothing and Fashion. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sara B. Marcketti

Sara B. Marcketti is an associate professor at Iowa State University, USA, where she serves as an associate director in the Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching and formerly served as curator at the Textiles and Clothing Museum. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Survey of Historic Costume

Fairchild Books, 2021

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...After studying this chapter, you will be able to:List the political and social changes that influenced the flapper look of the 1920sIdentify specific items of dress from the 1920s that showed influences from sports, automobiles, motion...

Into the Twentieth Century

Valerie Steele

Often quoted in media, Valerie Steele has been the subject of profiles in Forbes and The New York Times, and was listed in the New York Daily News “Fashion’s 50 Most Powerful.” She is Director and Chief Curator of The Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology (MFIT) and has curated more than 20 exhibitions in the past ten years. She is also Editor-in-chief of Fashion Theory: The Journal of Dress, Body & Culture (Berg) and the author of numerous books, including Gothic: Dark Glamour; The Corset: A Cultural History; Paris Fashion; Fifty Years of Fashion: New Look to Now; Fetish: Fashion, Sex and Power; and Women of Fashion: 20th-Century Designers. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Paris Fashion : A Cultural History

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2017

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...Illustration by Paul Iribe from Les Robes de Paul Poiret, 1908.Interviewed in 1903 about their favorite brand of corset, Mme. Réjane said, “pas besoin,” [no need] and Mlle Eve Lavaliére replied, “Je nien porte pas” [I don’t wear one].If you...
...Sophia Kokosalaki was born in Athens in 1972, and her Greek heritage remains a mainstay of her design inspiration. Having studied literature at the University of Athens, she subsequently completed an MA in fashion design at Central Saint...

The 1930s: The Great Depression

Phyllis G. Tortora

Phyllis G. Tortora is a widely published author of textbooks, encyclopedias and reference works, and a specialist on textiles and historic costume. Her books include Fairchild's Dictionary of Textiles, the Dictionary of Fashion, and Fairchild's Encyclopedia of Accessories. She is the co-author (with Keith Eubank) of Survey of Historic Costume: A History of Western Dress, and has contributed articles to Scribner's Encyclopedia of Clothing and Fashion. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sara B. Marcketti

Sara B. Marcketti is an associate professor at Iowa State University, USA, where she serves as an associate director in the Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching and formerly served as curator at the Textiles and Clothing Museum. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Survey of Historic Costume

Fairchild Books, 2021

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...After studying this chapter, you will be able to:List the political and societal changes that influenced the look of the 1930sIdentify specific items of dress from the 1930s that showed influences from movies, sports, and technological...

Fabric Manipulation

Kimberly A. Irwin

Kimberly A. Irwin teaches fashion construction, apparel development and experimental design techniques at Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD), USA. She is currently pursuing her passion of leather working and creating leather handbags. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Surface Design for Fabric

Fairchild Books, 2015

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...Applying ribbon, trim, or braids to fabricCombining shapes of fabric to create a designUsing a sewing machine to quilt fabricsCreating a three-dimensional design on fabric using battingUsing cording to create a pattern on fabricCreating...