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Something about straight lines, bold patterns, A-line silhouettes, quality materials, and the designer’s awareness of all details. Something about being avant-garde then evolving into a modern classic. 58 more words


V&A Blythe House, Clothworkers' Centre

The visit to the V&A Clothworkers’ Centre allowed us to personally view garments from past eras close up.

I have been finding that the Culture & Context module is a beneficial partner to the Fashion Trend Analysis course in that they both rely on linking contemporary PESTEL factors to the clothing produced at a certain time. 334 more words

Hey! Hands off my IP! (Design Rights)

Continuing with the Hey! Hands off My IP series, October’s blog post looks at the benefits and drawbacks of design rights for fashion brands, and asks whether it really is worth pursuing a registered design right in the fashion industry.

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Matrix Chic. Courrèges SS17

Sébastien Meyer and Arnaud Vaillant presented their third collection for Courrèges, and although it was fairly slammed by the critics, I loved how this couple (both in life and at work) continue to re-invent this historic house. 97 more words


The Perfect Summer Dress: Little White Dress (LWD)

Why can’t summer last forever so we could all wear short dresses, put on high heels and call it a day?

The end of summer is a great time to be wearing a short dress. 235 more words


André Courrèges' Space Ride To Womenswear

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Known as the king of Space Age fashion, André Courrèges was a couturier and ready to wear fashion designer who revolutionized the 1960s with his space-odyssey-inspired shapes and liberal thoughts on womenswear. 491 more words