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Alfred Kroeber and the Great Secular Wave

Michael Carter

Michael Carter is Senior Lecturer in Art History and Theory, University of Sydney. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Fashion Classics from Carlyle to Barthes

Berg, 2003

Book chapter

...… there are, in fact, no people in Kroeber’s ethnology …One of the ironies of including Alfred Kroeber (1876–1960) in this book is that although he is the only ‘proper’ anthropologist in our fashion classics his work draws little sustenance...

Hugo Boss

The Berg Companion to Fashion

Bloomsbury Academic, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...At the start of the twenty-first century Hugo Boss AG was among the biggest companies producing menswear in Germany and, in the last decade of the twentieth century, dominated the German menswear designer market through the distribution...

Flügel, J. C.

Michael Carter

Michael Carter is Senior Lecturer in Art History and Theory, University of Sydney. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Berg Companion to Fashion

Bloomsbury Academic, 2010

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...John Carl Flügel (1874–1955) was an English academic psychologist, a prominent member of the British Psychoanalytical Society, and a leading figure in the movement for liberal social reform between the two world wars (1918–1939). A member...

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...

Patou, Jean

The Berg Companion to Fashion

Bloomsbury Academic, 2010

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...Jean Patou (1880–1936) was born in Normandy in northwestern France in 1880. His father was a prosperous tanner who dyed the very finest leathers for bookbinding, and his uncle, with whom he went to work in 1907, sold furs. In 1910 Patou...

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...

1916

Hairstyles and Fashion : A Hairdresser’s History of Paris, 1910–1920

Oxford International Publishers Ltd., 1999

Book chapter

...January 1916: The Work of the Trade Schools in Influencing Fashion In spite of the difficulties created by this long war, some of the Trade schools of Paris have contrived to reorganise, and have even accomplished very creditable results...

The Cinematic Shoe

Jews and Shoes

Berg Publishers, 2008

Book chapter

...The phrase “the Lubitsch touch” is a synonym for cinematic sophistication. It refers to the romantic comedies-of-manners directed by Ernst Lubitsch after his arrival in Hollywood in 1922, comedies that reinvented the genre via the double...

Dress Reform

Patricia A. Cunningham

Patricia A. Cunningham is Associate Professor in the Department of Consumer and Textile Sciences, Ohio State University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bibliographic guide

...While the efforts of the feminist dress reformers to encourage women to adopt trousers in mid-nineteenth-century America are well known, it seems that little is known about other groups and individuals who sought reform by other means...

Jacques-Henri Lartigue

Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion Volume 8 : West Europe

Berg, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...As photography was branching out into the areas of art and fashion in the early twentieth century, one artist appeared as an anomaly, photographing fashion in a way that was entirely different stylistically than any other photographer...