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|Discipline and Nbr:
CONTEMP FASHN DESIGNERS||
Contemporary Fashion Designers
|Units||Course Hours per Week|| ||Nbr of Weeks||Course Hours Total
|Maximum||3.00||Lecture Scheduled||3.00||17.5 max.||Lecture Scheduled||52.50
|Minimum||3.00||Lab Scheduled||0||6 min.||Lab Scheduled||0
| ||Contact DHR||0|| ||Contact DHR||0
| ||Contact Total||3.00|| ||Contact Total||52.50
| ||Non-contact DHR||0|| ||Non-contact DHR Total||0
Title 5 Category:
AA Degree Applicable
Grade or P/NP
00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As:
| ||Total Out of Class Hours: 105.00||Total Student Learning Hours: 157.50||
A study of fashion designers from Charles Worth and the beginning of Haute Couture in the 1850's to the prominent designers of today. Particular emphasis on major American and international designers for fashion and film from the past 50 years.
Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100
Limits on Enrollment:
Schedule of Classes Information
A study of fashion designers from Charles Worth and the beginning of Haute Couture to the prominent designers of today. Particular emphasis on major American and international designers for fashion and film from the past 50 years.
(Grade or P/NP)
Recommended:Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100
Limits on Enrollment:
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION
Certificate Applicable Course
Outcomes and Objectives:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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Upon completion of this course, the students will be able to:
1. Identify the prominent 20th century fashion designers.
2. Compare the major lasting contributions each designer has made to the fashion industry.
3. Distinguish between each designer's strategy for success in the competitive world of fashion.
4. Compare and contrast designers' styles and how they have evolved during the course of their careers.
5. Summarize each designer's personal history and background.
6. Compare designers' formal and informal education and job experience.
7. Identify each designer's personal philosophy towards design and the fashion industry.
8. Recognize certain basic design elements and analyze how various designers adapted these elements into their own personal style.
9. Compare and contrast various designers, regarding their use of color, line, fabric, and silhouette.
10. Analyze present-day fashions in terms of how they draw from classic designers of the 20th century.
Topics and Scope
1. Define designer
a. Differences between designers and manufacturers.
b. Long term influence and effect.
c. Comparisons of current designers and manufacturers.
d. Price points and levels of design, including haute couture, designer label, bridge lines.
2. Origins of Haute Couture
a. Charles Worth
b. Rose Bertin
3. Designers and fashions of 1900-1910 -- Edwardian and Art Nouveau
b. Paul Poiret
c. Callot Souers
4. The 1920's and the birth of sportswear
a. Coco Chanel
b. Jean Patou
c. Jeanne Lanvin
5. The 1930's and Hollywood fashions
b. Travis Banton
c. Edith Head
d. Walter Plunket
e. Elsa Schiaparelli
f. Madeline Vionnet
6. The 1940's -- WWII and The New Look
a. Christian Dior
b. Jacques Fath
c. Salvatore Ferragamo
d. Lucien Lelong
e. Edward Molyneux
7. The 1950's -- Suburban America and post-war Europe
a. Claire McCardell
b. Norman Norell
d. Alix Gres
e. Charles James
8. The 1960's and 1970's -- Camelot and Revolution
a. Pierre Cardin
b. Andre Courreges
c. Rudi Gernreich
d. Hubert de Givenchy
e. Mary Quant
f. Yves St. Laurent
h. Bob Mackie
i. Jessica McLintock
9. The 1980's and 1990's
a. Giorgio Armani, Dolce & Gabbana, Oscar de la Renta
b. Tom Ford, Thierry Mugler, Jean-Paul Gaultier, Prada
c. Norma Kamali, Donna Karan, Rei Kawakubo, Calvin Klein
d. Christain La Croix, Karl Lagerfeld, Ralph Lauren
e. John Galliano, Marc Jacobs, Sonja Rykiel, Anna Sui
f. Valentino, Gianni & Donatella Versace, Vera Wang
g. Vivienne Westwood, Richard Tyler, Helmut Lang
10. Current and upcoming designers as featured in current fashion literature
NOTE: All the above designers are representative of their period; others may be added as relevant. All designers are evaluated based on examples of their work and the context of the time in which they lived.
1. Students will compile a class notebook that will include the following:
a. Written class assignments
b. Chapter text questions
c. Reference readings
d. Fashion newspaper or magazine clippings
2. Term paper (5-10 pages) including poster illustrating the topic, and oral presentation of material
3. Two tests, midterm and final exam
4. Reading: 10-15 pages per week
Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Representative Textbooks and Materials:
|Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.||Writing
30 - 60%
|Written homework, reference readings, term paper, notebook||
|Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.||Problem Solving
0 - 0%
|Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.||Skill Demonstrations
0 - 0%
|Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.||Exams
30 - 60%
|True/false, completion, short essay||
|Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.||Other Category
0 - 10%
Who's Who in Fashion, 4th edition, by Stegemeyer, Anne. Fairchild, 2003 (classic in field).