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...André Courrèges's Autumn/Winter 1996 show for Courrèges was presented at Paris Fashion Week. The show revived the originality Courrèges brought to fashion in the 1960s with his space age and mini skirt collections. The key elements...
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...Andre Courrèges’ Autumn/Winter 1993 womenswear collection for fashion house Courrèges was presented at Paris Fashion Week. It played upon the designers futuristic vision with white, scientific clothing. The models dressed in square cut...

Courrèges, André

The Berg Companion to Fashion

Bloomsbury Academic, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...André Courrèges (1923– ) was born in Pau, in the Basque part of France. He studied engineering before pursuing a career in fashion. Courrèges worked first under the illustrious couturier Cristóbal Balenciaga from 1950 until 1961, when he...
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...Andre Courreges’s Spring/Summer 1995 womenswear show for Courreges was presented at Paris Fashion Week. Models danced along the runway in groups to an up-tempo soundtrack, whilst parading a range of raincoats, cropped jackets, shift...
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...André Courrèges Autumn/Winter 1995 show for Courreges was presented at Paris Fashion Week. The collection drew inspiration from the 1960’s, featuring A-line silhouettes in skirts, along with a plethora of coats and jackets, sweaters...
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...Andre Courreges showed his Autumn/Winter 1993 collection at Paris Fashion Week. Inspiration was drawn from arctic outdoorswear, skiwear, occupational workwear (particularly fishing and sailing), and retro-futurism, as was popular...
...Jean-Charles de Castelbajac was born in 1949 in Casablanca, Morocco. His first design role was working for his mother’s company, Ko and Co., in 1968. In 1969 he created the Jesus Jeans brand. The brand name caused controversy, particularly...

André Courrèges (1923–2016)

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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 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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...Courrèges wanted to make women liberated, full of life, modern.The debate about who exactly invented the miniskirt is best settled by quoting the designer credited with an earlier fashion sensation, Christian Dior. Speaking to Carmel Snow...