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Historical Dress: The Great Couturiers
Faculty: Charles Schoonmaker
This class will examine the fashions and designers in the era of the Couture, ranging from Worth to Dior, and including Chanel, Schiaparelli, Vionnet, and Gres. We will examine the topic in the context of the culture: the artistic, political and technological shifts of the time. Assignments will include design / research projects.