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Fashion Design & Fashion Merchandising: Fashion History

HCC Library Research Guide for Fashion Design and Fashion Merchandising

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Published on September 12, 2016
Throughout history, fashion and innovation have worked hand in hand. Microsoft celebrates the designs that defined each decade—from the artificial silks of 1910, to the zippers of the '30s, to stiletto heels of the '50s, and finally to 2016.


Source: Glam, Inc on YouTube

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Published on June 3, 2015
Get ready for a trip down fashion’s memory lane. In 2 minutes, we’re highlighting top style trends, from 1915 to today. 100 years of fashion in two minutes—it’s possible! Tune in as we revisit some of the biggest trends of all time. From jazz age sass, to Coco Chanel-inspired chic, to the psychadelic 70s, this is one history lesson you don‘t want to miss!


Source: Glam, Inc on YouTube

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Published on July 9, 2015
100 Years of Fashion is back! This time, we’re giving the guys a go and recapping men’s style from 1915 to now. From seersucker suits and double-breasted blazers to Greased Lightning and hipster chic, we’re giving you 100 years of men’s fashion in less than three minutes.


Source: Glam, Inc on YouTube

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Published on August 11, 2011
Maxwell Barr, designer of period costumes, explores fashion in the prosperous world of 18th-century Paris at this demonstration offered in conjunction with the exhibition "Paris: Life & Luxury" at the Getty Center.


Source: The Getty on YouTube

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Published on March 25, 2012
Costume Designer Janie Bryant lays out the key costumes of the premiere, showing how the openness of the late '60s is creeping into the show.


Source: AMC on YouTube

    Contemporary Fashion


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20th Century - Fashion by Decade


    1910s


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    1920s


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    1930s


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    1940s


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    1950s


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    1960s


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    1970s


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    1990s


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