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Which of the following is false about the zipper in fashion?
Zoot suiters hung zippers from their pockets like chains
Which of the following art movements influenced Elsa Shiaparelli's designs?
The American fashion industry in the 1930s
relied on copying French couture designs for style inspiration
Who was MDC Crawford?
a fashion journalist who promoted American design
What happened to women's dress and appearence during WWII?
Women "put on their best face" using cosmetics
Which of the following sports looks was not yet in the 1930's male wardrobe?
nylon ski jackets
Which film stars helped to popularize the wearing of trousers?
Marlene Dietrich and Katherin Hepburn
Ivy League looks of the 1950s included all except
The british government issued the "making of clothes orders" in 1942. What was the name of a similar set of orders in the US?
couture designers started RTW lines to sell in their own boutqiues during the
the beatniks of the late 1950s used all but which of the following to show membership in the beat subculture?
sports star Bunny austin wore shorts in the 1930s to play
Yves Saint Laurent is credited with which of the following?
tuxedo suits for women
Space age signifiers in fashion include
white materials, metals, helmet-shaped hats, silver colored materials
the full-skirted dresses of the 1950s and even the early 1960s, can be traced to
Christian Diors "New Look"
Which of the following would not be in a fashionable woman's wardrobe ca. 1955?
Which of the following would not have pronounced, padded shoulders?
mans gray flannel suit of the 1950s
which of the following designers led the british youthquake of the 1960s?
Which of the following is uncharacteristic of Jackie Kennedy's influential style
she wore outfits with colorful printed designs
How did JFK affect men's fashion?
he preferred a 2-button suit over the more common 3-button style
One of Dior's most influential designs created in the 1950s was the
Which of the following is not true about Emilio Pucci?
he apprenticed with YSL at Dior in the 1950s
Who were Twiggy and the "shrimp"?
british models of the 1960s
Which of the following is not true about Elsa Schiaparelli?
her design house remained open until 1968
Fabric shortages during WWII resulted in
rationing of clothes in Great Britain, the banning of the zoot suit, putting makeup on legs to simulate sheer seamed stockings, making over old clothes
During WWI, what happened to the French couture?
some designers stayed open so that the couture would stay alive
How many times did Coco Chanel marry
more than 4 times
Which designer made dresses from plastic disks and metal rings?
"Theatre de la Mode" was
a collection of wire mannequins dressed in French couture from 1944
Which fashion magazine was the first to feature American designers in 1938?
Women's silhouettes in the 1930s emphasized vertical lines. Fashion scholars associate this emphasis to famous works of architecture, specifically
skyscrapers such as the Empire State Building
Which of the following is true of fashion in the 1960s?
By the late 1960's, natural hairstyles called "afros" appeared
Which of the following was reflected in the fashions in the 1960s?
the race to be the first to space, the invention of the birth control pill, civil rights movement, oppostion to the Vietnam war
Balenciaga's signature designs often incorporated
diaper bathing suit, monastic dress, and popover dress
draped "Grecian" style gowns in matte jersey
Yves Saint Laurent
the "Trapeze" dress of 1958
unisex looks, futuristic styles
bias cut dresses with low backs, godets and cowl necklines
a fitted jacket with a short, flared section below waist could be described as this style
menswear fad of the 1960s inspired by business attire in India
named after a nuclear test site
WWII field jacket
wide-legged pants of the 1930s
wide-legged pants of the 1960s
boots made of white vinyl
introduced at the 1939 World's Fair
twin sweater sets of the 1950s
wash-and-wear suits of the 1950s
popular in early 1960s jackets
swimsuits of the 1930s
Rebel without a Cause
The hero wore jeans, T-shirt and casual windbreaker jacket
It Happened One Night
Clark Gable did not wear an undershirt
The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit
This film depicted the life of the 1950s "organization man"
Gone with the Wind
This hit film inspired romantic ruffled bride's and bride's maids dresses
The Wild One
The hero wore a black leather motorcycle jacket, jeans and boots
This film includes a "technicolor fashion show
Who was Dorothy Shaver? Who did she work for? What should fashion students know about her?
established Lord and Taylor, important to know that she introduced the "american style" and had the symbol of Lord and Taylor be a Red Rose, today is still represents the red rose and american style
What movies did Audrey Hepburn star in that influenced fashion? In what time period were these movies released? What was the name of the designer who ultimately became associated with her on-screen and off-screen wardrobe?
starred in Funny Face and Breakfast at Tiffanys, was a beat girl and ended up making black leggings in funny face and ballet flats very popular, along with "the little black dress". the time periods were the 50s and 60s. the name of the designer who became associated with her is Coco Chanel because of the little black dress. Its amazing that the styles she made so popular years ago are still style staples today.
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