Calls for Papers

Fashion Tales 2012 Outline and Call for Papers

Fashion Tales International Conference Milan, June 7-9 2012 Room Pio XI Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore Largo Gemelli 1 CFP Deadline: November 30, 2011 Since its beginnings in the middle of the XIX century, fashion has been narrated through multiple media, both visual as well as verbal, and for different purposes such as marketing and … Continue reading

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In the Mood: 1940s

http://www.phxart.org/exhibition/exhibitioninthemood.php Ellman Fashion Design Gallery April 3, 2010 – August 15, 2010 Strong-shouldered suits with hats and gloves, and slinky, draped gowns recall the glamour of 1940s fashion. Wartime rationing created restrictions on the amount of material which could be used in a garment, and fostered an atmosphere of patriotic ingenuity and understatement. Women were … Continue reading

Exhibitions

Inspiring Fashion: Gifts from Designers Honoring Tom Marotta

Philadelphia Museum of Art September 12, 2009 – Summer 2010 Fashion designers use their talent and vision to interpret the current mood and aesthetic, finding inspiration in a variety of sources. The exploration of an artistic movement, a reinterpretation of historic clothing, or the transformation of street styles or utilitarian clothes may be the springboard … Continue reading