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Lecture 5

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Department
Fashion
Course
FSN 221
Professor
benbarry
Semester
Winter

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The Eurocentric Fashion System Today: Why is Paris considered the Fashion Capital? Can it be challenged? What are the “new” non-Western fashion capitals? What makes a fashion city? - Fashion is organized around a network of Fashion Capitals (Paris, Milan, New York, London) - They set the trends (the cities) - 80’s – Big Five (When Tokyo was added to the list) - Paris is always known at the “Capital of Fashion” (despite having 5 cities) Why is Paris the Fashion Capital? Charles Worth – The Father of Haute Couture - 1858, when Charles Worth established his fashion house - Design: Combined knowledge pf historic costume with new fashion ideas, paid close attention to the fit of garments, ensured high standard of tailo
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