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Rudi Gernreich

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Rudolf “Rudi” Gernreich (August 8, 1922 – April 21, 1985) was an Austrian-born gay Jewish American fashion designer whose avant-garde clothing designs are generally regarded as the most innovative and dynamic fashion of the 1960s. 1,300 more words


André Courrèges

André Courrèges  (March 9, 1923 – January 7, 2016) was a French fashion designer. He was particularly known for his streamlined 1960s designs influenced by modernism and futurism, exploiting modern technology and new fabrics (André Courrèges). 444 more words


Why conservatism in fashion isn't the answer

Where would ‘womanity’ have been today, if Coco Chanel hadn’t released us from the tyranny of corsetry a hundred years ago? If Yves Saint Laurent, André Courrèges, Mary Quant and Vivienne Westwood hadn’t challenged the status quo and hadn’t liberated women from under-structure? 489 more words


Andre Courreges: Out of This World

Legendary Fashion designer Andre Courreges passed away on January 7th, 2016. He was 92 years old.

Courreges was one of a kind.

A true original. 192 more words

Robyn Armstrong Bowles (author)

The futuristic fashion of André Courréges

Great videos showing Courreges designs predicting what I hope will be a 21st Century Mod Revival gone to space! R.I.P.

Healthy Competition

After a few years as the dominant publisher in our course markets, it’s exhilarating to be back in an environment where we have to defend our market share, and battle to take it away from other contenders. 236 more words


An homage to André Courrèges (1923-2016)

He brought humour and futurism to fashion, was inspired by the future, the female body and freedom of movement. His muse was his wife Coqueline, whom he’d spent family vacations road tripping through America in a caravan. 509 more words