Huec 2045 final-Designers

Huec 2045 final-Designers - *FASH ION DESIGNERS* Dates,...

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Unformatted text preview: *FASH ION DESIGNERS* Dates, known for, establishments Charles F rederick Worth Father of design • 1825-1895 • English born • Moved to Paris in 1845 • Empress Eugenie-house calls • First designer to present designs on mannequins • Opulent designs • Lots of embroidery and lace • In the late 19 th century, he established the bustle look in designs • At his peak, he produced around 7000 gowns and 4000 outer garments per year • His 2 sons succeeded his house of work. • In 1954 his son sold his house • Later his house was translated into London wholesale house • Designed for Eugenie—made his name known • He never went to other people houses—they had to come to him • Started off selling fabric and shale • First designer to present his designs on live manikins • Sold copies to other people—knockoffs • Very extravagant designs o Bustle look of 1870s & 1880 o French textiles o 7000 gowns, 4000 outwear garments per year 2 sons successes the house after his death 1954 sons sold the house Paul Poiret • From France • 1879-1944 • Paris • Imaginative Sumptuous lifestyle • Dramatic styles Hobble skirt Orient • Travel • He created modern silhouette • Very theatrical • Spent all his money • Did pieces for famous people • He began as an apprentice • Sketched all of his costumes • Worked 4 years with Charles worth • He introduced the straight line dress • Doleman style-no seam in the sleeve • He traveled around with 2 of his models in turbans-always had people with him • Opened his house in 1905 • 1911-caused great scandal by making them wear turbans and • First designer to travel into other countries • Post WWI he was unable to adjust to the lifestyle and went bankrupt • Divorced his wife • Offered a job in ready to wear but declined it • After that, he moved to South of France and died of Parkinson’s Disease • Functional clothing o Modern soloist o Straight line dress • Hobble skirt—have to “hobble” along 36’ • Lamp shade tunic • Transition • Worked within the theater and arts • Worked under an umbrella maker & taught himself sketching • Worked with Worth and in 1904 opened his own house • Bizarre and dramatic style • “bat” sleeve • Took manikins to the races—in their turbans • First to travel to other countries • Went bankrupt after WW1 o Offered job in ready to wear o But it failed because he wasn’t ready for the now fashionable life o Started movies o Then moved to South of France lived in poverty till death Madelin Vionnet • 1876-1975 • Paris • Came up with BIAS CUT style of dress-geometris • 1912: she established her couture house • Reopened her house in 1918 • Closed for good in 1940 • Social services for workers • Pleating was common in her work • At 12 she was an apprentice • At 16… • At 20 she moved to London to work for a tailor • She eliminated the need for high structured necklines • No more blouses...
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This note was uploaded on 02/21/2010 for the course HUEC 2045 taught by Professor V during the Spring '06 term at LSU.

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