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John Galliano, Graduate Collection, “Les Incroyables” 1984

Paula Alaszkiewicz

Source: Fashion Photography Archive, 2015, Fashion Photography Archive

Article

While studying languages at City and East London College in Whitechapel, London, John Galliano took various design and drawing classes. His tutors encouraged him to apply to the foundation course at Saint Martin’s School of Art (later Central Saint Martins). His application was successful, and through illustration courses he found fashion design. Outside of classes, Galliano worked as sales assistant at Topshop, as a dresser at the National Theatre, and learned tailoring skills as an apprentice f

John Rocha

Elizabeth Glendinning

Source: Fashion Photography Archive, 2015, Fashion Photography Archive

Designer Biography

Bill Blass, Spring/Summer 1993

Michelle Honig

Source: Fashion Photography Archive, 2015, Fashion Photography Archive

Article

This collection was a bit of a departure from Bill Blass’s previous collections, with critic Cathy Horyn noting that some of the pieces “seemed to come from out of the blue.” It took place in the designer’s showroom. The clothes were similar to what other designers were doing at the time, being feminine, blousy, and sheer. There were elements of overt sexiness, with a bubblegum pink dress edged in black lace and an ensemble of a black-and-white striped cardigan with the top buttons left open pair

Oscar de la Renta, Spring/Summer 1994

Lucy Moyse

Source: Fashion Photography Archive, 2015, Fashion Photography Archive

Article

Shown at New York Fashion Week, Oscar de la Renta’s spring/summer 1994 collection was based on sunset colors and intricate prints, with a distinct Eastern influence. With long-line, flowing cuts and sheer materials, it was made for summer weather. Together, these created an opulent yet refined and eclectic look, ideal for the woman who traveled the world in luxurious style. Long necklaces, capes, and sheer shawls added to this aesthetic of glamorous practicality.

Oscar de la Renta, Spring/Summer 1995

Lucy Moyse

Source: Fashion Photography Archive, 2015, Fashion Photography Archive

Article

Oscar de la Renta’s spring/summer 1995 collection featured an array of sherbert candy shades and styles of dress, from halter, strapless, and bandeau minidresses to full, short-sleeve A-line versions, inspired by his mentor, Cristóbal Balenciaga. Shown at New York Fashion Week, the collection also included provocative, nightwear-inspired styles and even a wedding dress. While the mix of styles was eclectic, many of the designer’s praised signature traits were apparent, which converged to form an

Koji Tatsuno, Fall/Winter 1993

Nadya Wang

Source: Fashion Photography Archive, 2015, Fashion Photography Archive

Article

Koji Tatsuno is a London-based Japanese designer who first arrived in the city on an antiques sourcing trip in 1982. The invitation to his fall/winter 1993 presentation was printed on paper towels, which reflected his love of, and talent for, combining found fabrics with deft ornamentation to create highly imaginative outfits—and this was shown off well in this collection, which received high praise from fashion critics.

Dress consists of all perceptible modifications of and supplements to the body. One of the first things noticed about another is the person’s appearance including dress. Objectification theory focuses on appearance and explains that women and girls in sexually saturated cultures are looked at, assessed, and potentially objectified by others, leading to self-objectification. Also, objectification by others—other-objectification—is thought to lead to self-objectification. Both types of objectificat, Berg Fashion Library

Designing With Fabric

Evelyn L. Brannon

Source: Designer’s Guide to Fashion Apparel, 2011, Fairchild Books Library

Book chapter

“Many a dress of mine is born of fabric alone.”

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