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Salt Lake Community College Covers chapter 1 in World of Fashion fourth edition

Rose Burtin

Minister of fashion for the French court
Designed for Marie Antoinette
France's premier designer
First known designer

Charles Worth

First house of fashion (hoat couture)
First to use dolls
First to use fashion book
First to use live models
Born in England

Paul Poiret designs

Hobble skirts
Lamp shade tunics
New uniform for French army

Paul Poiret

Did away with corsets
First to introduce a "new look"

John Kay

Flying shuttle

James Hargreaves

Spinning jenny

Edmund Cartwright

Power loom

Eli Whitney

Cotton gin

Elias Howe

invented sewing machine, didn't get a patent

Isaac Singer

Added a foot treddle to sewing machine and DID get a patent, also knew how to market

Flying shuttle is

wooden shuttle w/ spool of yarn manipulated by foot peddle on loom. *Now yarn spinners can't keep up with weavers

Spinning jenny is

8 spinning wheels in one, spins 8 threads at a time only one person to operate
*Now cotton pickers can't keep up with spinsters

Cotton Gin is

mesh screen that shakes and bounces the cotton seeds out of the cotton
*Now sewers can't keep up with the production of fabric and thread

Sweat shops

Cramped working conditions
Long hours for pennies per hour
Poor immigrants hired to sew
No breaks/doors locked from outside
Children of all ages welcomed

Triangle shirtwaist factory

Infamous sweat shop
fire started on 7th floor
workers locked in/ bars on windows
about 146 sewers died
*Results= Union Success!!!

Limited-line stores

only sold one product
example= Nordstrom only sold shoes

Department stores

Had different departments that offered different products
examples= Hudson, Wannamaker


Offered a wide variedty of products that could be ordered via mail
examples=Sears & Roebuck, Montgomery Ward

Catalogs classified things as:

Good, Better, and Best

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