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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...

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...

Christian Dior (1905–1957)

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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...Dior Couture, January 1957. Photo: Loomis Dean/The LIFE Picture Collection via Getty Images.The nostalgia that informed Dior’s Corolle Line was an important part of a culturally manufactured amnesia.Christian Dior’s Bar suit, the one...

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...
...Learning Objectives Upon completion of this case, students will be able to: Calculate markdown on a single item and on a group of items. Calculate compounding markdowns. Identify performance indicators to evaluate the effectiveness...

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...

Bikini

The Berg Companion to Fashion

Bloomsbury Academic, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...The bikini, a two-piece bathing suit of diminutive proportions, first appeared on the fashion scene in the summer of 1946. Its impact was compared to that of the atomic bomb tests conducted that same summer by the United States at Bikini...

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

Encyclopedia entry

...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...

Lisbon as a centre of couture fashion in World War Two and its Paris and international connections

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

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2020

Book chapter

...Models by Amelia de Morais, Lisbon, Eva, New Year, 1944 (with thanks to the Hemeroteca Municipal de Lisboa). Introduction This chapter investigates the world of fashion and couture in wartime Portugal (1939–1945).With many thanks...