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A Template for New World Fashion

Christine Schmidt

Christine Schmidt is a fashion researcher and independent fashion and concept consultant. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Swimsuit : Fashion from Poolside to Catwalk

Berg, 2012

Book chapter

...The Swimsuit: Fashion from Poolside to Catwalk documents the modern swimsuit’s trajectory from men’s underwear and circus/performance wear to its unique niche in world fashion. It emphasizes the relationship between fashion, media...

Swimwear

The Berg Companion to Fashion

Bloomsbury Academic, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...Clothing for swimming, bathing, and seaside wear has been an important and influential area of fashionable dress since the late nineteenth century. The evolution of swimming and bathing costumes has been closely associated with trends...

As She Walks to the Sea: A Semiology of Rio de Janeiro

The Latin American Fashion Reader

Berg Publishers, 2005

Book chapter

...Translated by Regina A. Root and Cândida Bordenave.In 1964, Antônio Carlos Jobim’s song The Girl from Ipanema would inspire the world to think about the beach fashions of Rio de Janeiro, a complex and multivalent city with a mythical image...

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...
...Swimwear in the 1980s The swimwear of the 1980s was designed to emphasize what the fashion world perceived to be the erogenous zones of the body, such as sleek and toned upper thighs, a flat stomach, and muscular shoulders...

Digital Color Theory

Stacy Stewart Smith

Stacy Stewart Smith is an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Fashion Design Art at the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT), USA, where he instructs the finer points of digital fashion design and technical specifications using Adobe Illustrator® and Adobe Photoshop®. He has been teaching computer art, illustration, fashion design and merchandising courses since 1998 and was Teacher of the Year (2000) during his lengthy post at the Wood Tobé-Coburn School of New York. Smith is an accomplished fashion designer and fine art painter. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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CAD for Fashion\nDesign and Merchandising

Fairchild Publications, 2013

Book chapter

...Objectives Both Illustrator® and Photoshop® have many ways to choose and use colors. Some of these were discussed in previous chapters; however, the information and tutorials in this chapter will increase your understanding. Because...

Dress for Recreational Sports and Professional Sports

Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion Volume 3 : The United States and Canada

Bloomsbury Academic, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...Sport is any athletic activity that requires physical skill, rules, or customs and specific dress and environment in order to participate. Recreational sport is any athletic activity that a person may participate in to occupy one’s spare...

Testing the Waters

Christine Schmidt

Christine Schmidt is a fashion researcher and independent fashion and concept consultant. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Swimsuit : Fashion from Poolside to Catwalk

Berg, 2012

Book chapter

...The swimsuit was and is closely aligned to underwear in terms of styling, and with the move from the boudoir to public spaces, it challenged moral codes and played off notions of the ‘natural’ uninhibited body against codes of civility...
...Pamela Blundell and Lee Copperwheat started their eponymous label, Copperwheat Blundell, in 1993, debuting during London Fashion Week as part of the New Generation Fashion Show. Ben Copperwheat started studying tailoring by working...

Going for Gold

Christine Schmidt

Christine Schmidt is a fashion researcher and independent fashion and concept consultant. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Swimsuit : Fashion from Poolside to Catwalk

Berg, 2012

Book chapter

...The swimsuit is a modern garment fitting with a new century and ‘the democratic-individualistic universe affirming the primordial autonomy of individuals’ (Lipovetsky 1994: 62). The raw potential of individuals unfettered by compliance...