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H100 Notes 1 - AMID H100 Notes Samantha Snyder Fashion...

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AMID - H100 Notes Samantha Snyder Fashion History: Reader Part 1 o Where to begin?? 1100 early/middle ages, style/innovation 1350 pace change Silhouette changes ever 50 years Introduction to tailors that do more fitting and add more extremisms Dagging, slashing, padding 1400s/Renaissance Fashion is a pervasive component of society, lower class trying to copy upper class 1500s/Queen Elizabeth Was a fashion hound, had 1900 items of clothing in her wardrobe Fashion as we know it does not start until at least 1350, the pace quickened crazily o Consumer Culture 1700s Europe (18 th century rise of middle class fashion as WE know it) Seasonal, international, corporate, media-driven, fashion magazines, fashion dolls No sumptuary laws: laws about what you wear, nobility or royalty was telling lower class what fabrics they could wear or what styles…what can you can consume in terms of appearance Labor is cheap, fabrics/trims is expensive (now it is opposite) Secondhand clothes dealers! Vintage clothing that you could buy, it was a season behind or something but the upper class wore it once and then gave it to them o Baroque 1700-1730 (irregular pearl) Heavy, formal, lavishly ornamented, contrast Mantua, hoop petticoat, stomacher (piece of fabric covered stomach that changed throughout time, decorative), ¾ sleeves Whalebone stays (later corset) A woman’s corset before the time that the corset becomes important in the woman’s wardrobe…it is called a stay because it stayed in place and they put whalebones in They now make it out of metal instead of bone Silhouette Early, angular; middle, square/flattened, late, softly rounded Men, 3 piece “suit”, coat/waistcoat/breeches Waistcoat = what we call a vest Breeches = to the knee, change names a lot Also tricorne hat; leisure-banyan robe (smoking jacket) o Rococo 1730-1770 (rockery/shell) 1748 excavation, Pompeii Classical inspiration
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Opulent, Versailles, (shirt, structure to surface and stiff to delicate) Madame de Pompadour “Rose” pink, engageantes, pom poms Milliners – people who sold trimmings/accessories Merchandes de mode or fashion merchants (root, native of Milan) Headdresses, the right kind of pockets, fans, gloves, garters, pattens (the original clog…platform shoe with a strap)/clogs There was a platform on your shoe because there was bad sewage and they needed to be lifted o Exoticism 1770-1780 Women reign! “Sartorial sexual dimorphism” Women, more and more ornamental, ALL levels Polonaise: anything with a 3 section drape or 3 tears Raid the globe: middle/far east, Turkish, Chinese o Revolution 1780-1789 Liberty and equality, also in fashion Cues from rural and sporting American Revolution-themes/trends 3 piece suits not matched, shorter/less fabric English influence (constitutional monarchy) Tea, gardens, horseracing, and Grand Tour
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