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Introduction

Irene Guenther

Irene Guenther is Professor of History, Houston Community College. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Nazi Chic? : Fashioning Women in the Third Reich

Berg Publishers, 2004

Book chapter

...The year is 1933. Dr. Friedrich Krebs, a National Socialist, has just been installed as mayor of Frankfurt. Like many Nazi Party members, Krebs views Adolf Hitler’s recent accession to power as a means by which to further his own ambitions...

Nationalizing the Fashion Industry?

Eugenia Paulicelli

Eugenia Paulicelli is Associate Professor, Queens College and the Graduate School, City University of New York. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Fashion Under Fascism : Beyond the Black Shirt

Berg, 2004

Book chapter

...The Intelligent Fibres: Between Innovation and Autarchy The textile industry played a major role in the Italian economy during its phase of modernization in the two decades between 1920 and 1940. In this, Italy very much followed...
...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...

James Laver, the Reluctant Expert

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

...Clothes are inevitable.James Laver (1899–1975) is the only member of the Fashion Classics tradition to be a full-time student of dress. In 1922 he became Assistant Keeper in the Print Room at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London...

Conclusion

Eugenia Paulicelli

Eugenia Paulicelli is Associate Professor, Queens College and the Graduate School, City University of New York. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Fashion Under Fascism : Beyond the Black Shirt

Berg, 2004

Book chapter

...Beyond the Black Shirt: Resisting the Code By way of conclusion, I would like to recall a scene from Federico Fellini’s Amarcord. Here the character of Titta’s father is cautiously kept at home by his wife while a massive gathering of town...

Jeanne Lanvin (1867–1946)

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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...Lanvin ran her business like a modern designer: the Lanvin story is a case study in brand management.The founder of the oldest surviving couture house in near-continuous existence, Jeanne Lanvin was established as one of the most...

Annexed, neutral and occupied: the worlds of couture in Austria, Switzerland and Belgium and their relationships with Paris couture, 1939–1946

Paris Fashion and World War Two : Global Diffusion and Nazi Control

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2020

Book chapter

...Translations from French by the author.Swiss design, Paris style: ‘New designs for spring suits’, l’Illustré, Swiss French edition, Lausanne, 5 March 1942. (Dress History Teaching Collection, University of Brighton with kind permission from...

The diffusion, reception and use of Paris style information in Brazil and its couture salons: 1939–1946

Paris Fashion and World War Two : Global Diffusion and Nazi Control

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2020

Book chapter

...(opposite) Fashion drawing from the collection ‘Brazilian Beige’ by Worth and Hermès, Sombra, May 1941 (with thanks to the Biblioteca Nacional, Rio de Janeiro).This chapter builds on the thorough research undertaken by Maria Cristina Volpi...

Balmain, Pierre

The Berg Companion to Fashion

Bloomsbury Academic, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...Pierre Balmain (1914–1982) was born in the Savoie region of France in 1914. He studied architecture for a year in Paris before taking a position as a sketch artist with the fashion house of Robert Piguet in 1934. He worked at the House...

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...