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...This text focuses on the shift in fashionable colors that occurred prior to the First World War, when intense and contrasting hues replaced harmonious pastels. The change in color sensibility was noted by contemporaries; the artist Henri...

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Adam Geczy

Adam Geczy is an artist and writer who is Senior Lecturer at Sydney College of the Arts, the University of Sydney, Australia Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Vicki Karaminas

Vicki Karaminas is Professor of Fashion and Deputy Director of Doctoral Research at the College of Creative Arts, Massey University, New Zealand Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Fashion Installation : Body, Space, and Performance

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019

Book chapter

...In the transition from couture to haute couture, from a mere craft to a high art, designers at the end of the nineteenth century soon realised the importance of rhetorical devices to generate the perception that the consumers were...

Private Settings, Public Lives: Defining Artistic Identity through the Home

Jess Berry

Jess Berry is Senior Lecturer in Design History and Theory at Monash University, Australia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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House of Fashion : Haute Couture and the Modern Interior

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2018

Book chapter

...Given the public enthusiasm for the circulation of texts and images of the private interior in nineteenth-century France, it is perhaps unsurprising that early couturiers publicized their homes as locations for self-expression and artistic...

Setting the Stage: Salons of Seduction

Jess Berry

Jess Berry is Senior Lecturer in Design History and Theory at Monash University, Australia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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House of Fashion : Haute Couture and the Modern Interior

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2018

Book chapter

...This chapter examines the strategies used by late-nineteenth and early-twentieth-century designers to promote and display their fashions. In particular, it emphasizes the role of the interior design of the salon to produce an enhanced...