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Fashion History the Evolution of Style Online Short Course

Course description

On this fashion history course you will discover the key moments in fashion history and theory over 200 years from the French Revolution through to the 1990s.

This course includes

  • The 19th-century corseted hourglass figure to the birth of haute couture
  • The modernist look of the flapper to 1930s Hollywood-inspired bias-cut glamour
  • Austere 1940s fashion history and the post-war romance of Dior's New Look
  • The explosion of youth culture and the legacy of street style
  • Exploration of the cyclical nature of styles in culture and fashion history
  • Illustrated lectures and optional visits to exhibitions and museum collections
  • Extravagant 18th century court fashions and the politics of clothing during the Revolution

All our Online Short Courses include:

  • Live online lessons with the same tutors
  • The same course content and learning outcomes
  • Lesson recordings, for review
  • Access to VLE with course content
  • Forums for support
  • 2 weeks online access
  • Certificate upon completion

Further details about preparing for your online course, and the equipment you need, can be found here.

Please note that all courses are taught in UK time. To check and compare times please click here.

Available dates

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Materials

Online Short Course Materials

To take part in the Online sessions you will need:

  • An up-to-date version of the Google Chrome web browser
  • Microphone and headphones (a headset with a microphone function is recommended)
  • Webcam
  • Strong Internet connection via WiFi or ethernet; 2G, 3G or 4G will not be sufficient

Details

Topics covered

  • The 19th-century corseted hourglass figure to the birth of haute couture
  • The modernist look of the flapper to 1930s Hollywood-inspired bias-cut glamour
  • Austere 1940s fashion history and the post-war romance of Dior's New Look
  • The explosion of youth culture and the legacy of street style
  • Exploration of the cyclical nature of styles in culture and fashion history
  • Illustrated lectures and optional visits to exhibitions and museum collections
  • Extravagant 18th century court fashions and the politics of clothing during the Revolution

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On this Fashion History course you will discover the key moments in fashion history and theory over 200 years from the French Revolution through to the 1990s.

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