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  • Fashion Designers Design Clothing
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    Fashion designers design clothing such as coats, dresses, suits and other varieties of clothing. They prepare design sketches either by hand or on the computer. From these sketches the designs become the clothing. Designers find this job difficult but an enjoyable career. They enjoy making or designing clothes and seeing people wearing them. Many designers start out as an assistant designer to learn the basics of designing and process clothing. Then they advance to higher position as they gain m...
  • Womenswear Designer Of The Year In 1999
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    DESIGNER'S PROFILE TOM FORD Born in Texas in 1962, Tom Ford went on to become arguably the most influential designer of the last decade. Having initially trained as an actor, he studied interior architecture at Parsons School of Design until 1986, and went on to take positions at Perry Ellis and Cathy Hardwick, before joining Gucci in 1990. Ford was hired by Gucci's then creative director Dawn Mello as chief women's ready-to-wear designer, and later appointed design director. When, in 1994, Gucc...
  • Everyday Fashion Prints
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    Fashion is said to be evolutionary and not revolutionary. This was not true in the 20th century. Fashion revolutionized America and the rest of the world during this time period. Also, during this time period fashion evolved tremendously. New fabrics and innovations were introduced to America. When World War I came about, people had to sacrifice their clothing for the men at war and they dressed more conservative. Christian Dior changed all of that when he came out with the "New Look". This look...
  • Draping Course
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    At the age of twenty-four I still had no idea what I wanted to do with my life. I knew I had an interest in fashion, but I was uncertain what my future would hold. So I decided to go to school and major in fashion design and Merchandising. School was never my strongest point, but I knew if I wanted to have a career that was the sacrifice I had to make. I enjoyed the decision because for the first time in my life I was doing what I really loved. During my time in school, I also landed a job withi...
  • Of Designs
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    ELSA SCHIAPARELLI (1890 ~ 1973) I couldn't see where her uniqueness coming from when I look at Schiaparelli's childhood. She was from well-established family and she was well educated. She was born in 1890, Rome, Italy. She had many talents. Her studying philosophy didn't make many connection with art and fashion in my mind with her later shocking designs. Even for me who saw many things in today's life, her designs were shocking and somewhat crazy. I could imagine how shocking it would be for t...
  • Career In Fashion Design
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    A Career in Fashion Design The fashion design career, has recently emerged as one of the most popular and competitive among young people. Those who actually succeed in design have a very individualistic personal style and don't follow trends set by others. Having fashion design as your profession sometimes allows you to meet glamorous people. It can also put you in charge of what is in and out when it comes to clothing through ramp shows and fashion write-ups. Most designers have a great social ...
  • Design At Chanel
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    CHANEL Gabrielle 'Coco' Chanel was born in Sau mur, France in 1884. Vogue Magazine referred to her as "the couturier who takes no account of fashion, who pursues her own faultlessly elegant line in the quiet confidence that fashion will come back to her - and sure enough it always does". Chanel began designing heavily during the 1920's. Her first outfits were wool jerseys, and were very simple. She became famous for the simple look of her extremely classy outfits. Chanel stayed away from the viv...
  • 1990's Fashion Designer
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    Parisians do not have nightmares about being run over, rushed to hospital and caught out wearing holey grey knickers. It couldn't happen. Firstly, parisians never leave the house in anything than a perfect state of attire. Secondly, they do not possess holey grey knickers. Their reasoning Your wear grey kickers, your man has an affair. French Polish, Vogue May 1998 Five women who won the genetic lottery appeared on Vogue's first cover of 1990. Naomi Campbell, Linda Evangelista, Tatiana Pat itz, ...
  • Visual Arts
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    Visual arts is found in about every marketing device. My topic is fashion. Fashion is an extraordinary marketing device, people are always into fashion; so the entire fashion industry will most likely never go out of business. Secondly fashion is a medium to visual arts. The designers use their talent and their vision to produce some of the vividly brilliant clothes seen in malls and on the streets. One designer that attracted me is called Davoucci. Davoucci is an Italian clothing designer that ...
  • McQueen And Givenchy Alexander McQueen
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    Born in London in 1969, leaving school at 16, Alexander McQueen stepped into the world of fashion. Creating and manipulating his unique designs with his talented skills, McQueen mastered 6 methods of pattern cutting from the 16th century and tailoring skills which today have given his McQueen signature. Also dubbed 'enfant terrible' by the fashion press Receiving British Designer of the Year in 2001, 1996 and 1997 and also the recipient of many more awards, Alexander McQueen is recognised as one...
  • Rule Breaker Fashion Designer Betsey Johnson
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    Johnson was part of the "Youth Quake" of the 1960's and the New York scene of Andy Warhol and the Velvet Underground. She began her foray into retail selling by the end of the decade. In 1972 Johnson won the coveted Coty Award along with fellow designer Halston. By 1978 she and a partner had started the Betsey Johnson label. Today there are more than 29 Betsey Johnson stores around the world. In recent years Johnson also launched a successful luxury collection of clothing Featured Fashion Design...
  • Issey Miyake Other Titles
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    Literature Search The aim of the literature search is to find a good range of high quality, relevant information relating to your chosen designer or (company) and designed object / image. Issey Miyake is the topic that I am going to do. As I know he is the Japanese famous fashion designer. In order to analysis the topic for learning proposes, there are several elements are essential to be operated and concluded: 1) Dictionaries and encyclopaedias of design 2) Bibliographic and printed reference ...
  • Music And Fashion Trends
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    Definitions Modernism AThe first facet or definition of modernism comes from the aesthetic movement broadly labeled "modernism". This movement is roughly coterminous with twentieth century Western ideas about art (though traces of it in emergent forms can be found in the nineteenth century as well). Modernism is the movement in visual arts, music, literature, and drama which rejected the old Victorian standards of how art should be made, consumed, and what it should mean. In the period of "high ...
  • C Current Potential Customer Product Giorgio Armani
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    Giorgio Armani is the one largest Italian designer group. Currently, they hold a billion dollars a year company in the fashion market. Their customers are mostly well-educated and wealthy individuals. Although they are doing pretty well with their current target market, it is not big enough to restore their lost market share. Their new target market will by Generation X (Armani Exchange). This segment is composed of 21% of total US population with annual disposable income of 125 billion per year...
  • Fashion Designers In Pakistan
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    Dior of Pakistani Couture -Nilofer Shahid by Ayesha Shahid From her first display of clothing in 1995 of Islamic Calligraphy in New Delhi to her present fashion show in Paris Couture Fashion Week 2007, Nilofer Shahid by far is the ambassadress of her country's tradition. Meeras is one of the leading haute couture fashion house in Pakistan, it produces bridal, formal, causal and western wear for women along with accessories and its own exclusive men's wear line. Nilofer Shahid of this renowned fa...
  • Fashion Designer In The Film
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    Who doesn't adore a classic tale of romance combined with a good old-fashioned makeover? While watching the film Funny Face, Audrey Hepburn transforms from a reserved gamine to a glamorous and elegant beauty. Not only is the makeover aspect of this film appealing, but also the relationship between Audrey and her costar, Fred Astaire. The two have a unique chemistry together that is brilliantly complimented by a picturesque Paris background. First of all, Stanley Donen is the director Funny Face....
  • Designer
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    30-year-old German born designer, Gwendolynne Burkin, is passionate about her craft. In an interview earlier this year, she labelled her contemporaries "lazy'. "Most are more interested in the whole idea of wearing clothes than hands-on making them,' 's he said. Burkin, an RMIT fashion graduate, is a designer, bordering on demi-couturist, who learnt her trade in the traditional sense. She cut her teeth as a designer with Katherine Hammett and Diva in London and Bettina Liano, Sports girl and Vic...
  • Salary Of A Fashion Designer
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    Usually when one hears fashion designers spoken of, one thinks of fame, money and working with famous and beautiful people. A picture of a luxurious style of living, filled with parties, fashion shows and magazine interviews paints in one's head. Names such as Armani, Versace and Dior are thought of right away. Although some fashion designers do live like that, for most part a career in fashion design is sometimes not as glamorous as it may seem. The fashion industry is a very difficult industry...
  • Career In Fashion Design
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    A Career in Fashion Design Thesis: People are always interested in the fashion fad of today. Fashion designers are interested in the fashion fad of tomorrow. The designers create the fashion fads of tomorrow. I. Introduction II. Education needed for a career in Fashion Design A. High School B. College C. Basic Skills. Salary for Fashion Designers A. Statewide B. Nationwide IV. Job Openings for the Fashion Design World A. Statewide B. Nationwide V. Job Outlook for the Fashion Designer VI. Some ma...

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