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Tuxedo

The Berg Companion to Fashion

Bloomsbury Academic, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...Throughout the twentieth century, the tuxedo was emblematic of occasions when men were requested to dress formally after dark, whether for drinks, dinner, or some other gathering. The garment developed at a time in the late nineteenth...

Jazz Style on the Catwalk, 1970s–2000s

Alphonso D. McClendon

Alphonso D. McClendon is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Fashion and Design & Merchandising in the Westphal College of Media Arts and Design, Drexel University, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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...History and Significance of Jazz Style From 1970 to 2000, fashion designers referenced masculine tailored garments on the women’s wear catwalk. Pants, blazers, suits, straight collared shirts and bow ties flourished, as worn by jazz...

The Tuxedo

Patternmaking for Jacket and Coat Design

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2016

Book chapter

...Patterning concepts learned:shawl collarclassic princess style-line2-piece contoured sleeveback ventwelt pocket with flapDesigned tuxedo front. The History Of The Tuxedo Legend has it that the Prince of Wales, known as Bertie to his...

Fashion and Jazz

Alphonso D. McClendon

Alphonso D. McClendon is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Fashion and Design & Merchandising in the Westphal College of Media Arts and Design, Drexel University, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion Volume 10 : Global Perspectives

Berg, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...Fashion and jazz are expressive forms of art and have significantly influenced one another in the first half of the twentieth century. The merger of alluring fashion and impassioned jazz configured mutually beneficial relationships, where...

Formal Wear

Michael P. Londrigan

Michael P. Londrigan is Vice President for Academic Affairs at LIM College. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Menswear : Business to Style

Fairchild Books, 2009

Book chapter

...In this chapter, you will learn the following:the origins of the tuxedothe various design features that are incorporated into formal wearthe differences in formal attireWhite tie, black tie, semi-formal, should I rent, or should I buy...