HUEC 2045 designers

HUEC 2045 designers - 16:54 PaulPoiret 18791944 Paris eliminatedcorset modernbody imaginative sumptuouslifestyle undergroundculture

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16:54 Paul Poiret 1879-1944 Paris  father of modern fashion  around peak time—Charles Worth  eliminated corset modern body imaginative sumptuous lifestyle followed his lifestyle—theater arts underground culture  spent lots of money during life so involved in arts- designed actors and friends   aprintis under  thought himself how to sketch  worked 4 years for Charles Worth 1904= house of poiret WWI happens soon after  dramatic styles  hobble skirt
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30-36”  orient  Turkish idea  Trunk shows, etc. –more social clothing for women not having a shoulder seem travel he would have models follow him that looked like the drawings that he had  taking models to horse races in Turkish trousers—women freeing their bodies—not  accepted at this time  1912—one of the first designers to travel and present clothing (trunk shows) and would  take 12 models with him  established craft spool  for designers and students learning the trade   founded protective agent for dress makers  he was the president of this association  WWI came out—post WWI struggled with his lifestyle= became bankrupt, wife divorced  him, offered job in ready-to-wear=didn’t work for him  Tired taking on roles as actor in plays—then wrote autobiography Moved south of france—spent last year in poverty and died from Parkinson’s disease   Ornamentation for women  Looser around hits  Eliminating find structure  Orientals
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Madeline Vionnet 1876-1975 Paris Bais cut Geometric cut  Drape to natural silloute, don’t need tieing, zipping, hooks and eyes, buttons, etc Conforms and fits to the body as it wants  Halter neck lines Uses pleating as well  Did not sketch own designs  Draped on half size mannequin—then graded up to full size  Prove her designs—take picture in two way mirror to see 3 views  Age 12 apprentice to French dress maker  20 yrs old moved to London—workd in tailor work room for 5 years—then returned back  to France  1912- couture house closed for WWI  opened and successful after WWI –then she closed the house social service for workers  incorporated ethical practices paid vacations 
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breaks   eliminated corsets before Paul Poiret  Greek and medieval into a style of clothing  Gracious and feminism styles   Introduced silk from china  Chanel  1882 France  Knowing what women what in styles before they knew it  Liberating influence even on evening clothes Youthful  Started in fashion in making hats—milliner  1914—opend shop in Paris  humble fabrics  wool, tweed, jersey knits reopened in 1919 after WWI  she had a strong personality—personal life influenced her life  men supported her in anyway possible 
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