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This is a research guide for Charles Schoonmaker's course Historical Dress: The Great Couturiers (DRA2176.01)

Course Description

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.