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Hoyningen-Huene, George

The Berg Companion to Fashion

Bloomsbury Academic, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...George Hoyningen-Huene (1900–1968) is remembered as one of the finest fashion photographers of the 1920s and 1930s. He was born in St. Petersburg, Russia, to a Baltic nobleman, the chief equerry to Tsar Alexander III, and an American mother...

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...

Karl Lagerfeld (1933–2019)

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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...Despite his deep understanding of history, Lagerfeld showed little respect for it.No designer remained as influential for as long as Karl Lagerfeld, with the exception of Coco Chanel, whose mantle he inherited. Right up until his death from...

The liberation of Paris and the state of the haute couture industry: late August 1944–1946

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

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2020

Book chapter

...Translations from French by Lou Taylor.Young woman combatant for Forces Françaises de l’Intérieur during the Battle of Paris, August 1944 (Getty 104410856).First of all, Paris had to be liberated . . . The Battle for Paris...

Pins and Rings as Head Ornaments in Early Iron Age Southwest Germany

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

Berg, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...Iron Age populations in west-central Europe used various types of personal ornament to communicate membership in a range of social categories, including gender, age, and social status. Adult women in particular made use of elaborate...

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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

...During the Third Reich, Jews were violently forced out of the German fashion industry. French fashion exports, normally headed for international markets, were forbidden by Nazi occupiers, with few exceptions made. Germany’s long-time...

The Death of Utopia

Dunja Brill

Dunja Brill is at Humboldt University, Berlin. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Goth Culture : Gender, Sexuality and Style

Berg, 2008

Book chapter

...September 2004, a Goth club in the centre of Berlin near my flat. Tonight I have not come here to observe people or hunt for interviews, but to celebrate having finished the first draft of my thesis. However, ingrained habits are hard...

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Judd Stitziel

Judd Stitziel received his Ph.D. from The Johns Hopkins University and has taught at Cornell and Wesleyan Universities. He is currently an independent scholar based in Washington, DC. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Fashioning Socialism : Clothing, Politics, and Consumer Culture in East Germany

Berg Publishers, 2005

Book chapter

...Amidst the rubble of the years immediately after World War II, Germans in all four Allied occupation zones not only coped with existential crises but also dreamed of a brighter, affluent future. The economic and political path...

Dressed lives: Biography, emotion, and materiality

Fashion and Materiality : Cultural Practices in Global Contexts

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2020

Book chapter

...This chapter considers the significance of clothing as a material constant in the lives of two women living in twentieth-century Germany. It foregrounds reflection on the material quality of things as it was considered a central measure...

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...