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  Hint Fashion Magazine
Backstage frolic and fashion in Paris, Milan, London and New York.
From 5/28 - 6/6, Vienna is the place to be as designers from across Austria and beyond converge for 8 Festival, a city-wide blur of fashion shows, exhibits and parties.
The focus will be the Austria Fashion Awards, this year honoring Petar Petrov, Awareness & Consciousness, Wilfried Mayer and other Mittel-European names to watch.
www.hintmag.com   (815 words)

  Fashion - Entertainment - smh.com.au
Kate gives a sneak preview of her fashion collection and hits out at photographers in a rare interview.
Fashion's busiest man, Karl Lagerfeld, flicked the pretty lights off at the house of Chanel yesterday.
He is the world's foremost fashion designer; she is a grumpy cocaine dealer in a fur tippet.
www.smh.com.au /entertainment/fashion   (527 words)

  Fashion - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The term "fashion" is often used in a negative sense, as a synonym for fads and trends.
Fashions among upper-class Europeans began to move in synchronicity in the 18th century; though colors and patterns of textiles changed from year to year, (Thornton), the cut of a gentleman's coat and the length of his waistcoat, or the pattern to which a lady's dress was cut changed more slowly.
Fashion houses and their associated fashion designers, as well as high-status consumers (including celebrities), appear to have some role in determining the rates and directions of fashion change.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Fashion   (1387 words)

 Cyberpunk fashion - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Cyberpunk fashion is a term that can be used to refer to fashion scenes and subcultures influenced by the concepts of cyberpunk, i.e., cyber and Industrial fashion.
The fashion presented in The Matrix can be classed as cyberpunk, and has arguably gone on to influence the concept of cyberpunk itself.
Cyber fashion resembles a combination of industrial, rave and goth fashion.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Cyberpunk_fashion   (154 words)

 on2: History of Fashion
Fashion is a language which tells a story about the person who wears it.
High fashion is the style of a small group of men and women with a certain taste and authority in the fashion world.
Fashion is a means of self-expression that allows people to try on many roles in life.
www.pbs.org /newshour/infocus/fashion/whatisfashion.html   (1061 words)

 Fashion designers
Some fashion designers also combine a fashion design degree with a business, marketing, or fashion merchandising degree, especially those who want to run their own business or retail store.
Fashion designers also need strong sales and presentation skills in order to persuade clients to purchase their designs.
Employment of fashion designers is projected to grow more slowly than average for all occupations through 2014.
www.bls.gov /oco/ocos291.htm   (2043 words)

Begins with the impact of WWII on the international fashion system, then moves through the 50's to the fashion revolution in the 60's, followed by the hippie anti-fashion sentiment and the women's movement in the 70's to the yuppie fashion symbols of the 80's, ending with the postmodernist styles of the 90's.
Authored by a fashion and costume historian and revised (after her death) by costume historian Mackrell, who specializes in the history of fashion plates.
Fashions include all types of dresses, pinafores and jumpers, a snood, several western-style shirts and slacks, dickies, coats, robes, and separates.
www.vintagecat.com /fashion.htm   (6165 words)

Includes fashion plates, portraits and illustrations of regency clothing and shoes for men, women and children.
Fashion Capital offers up to the minute fashion industry news and other items of interest to fashion professionals.
Show studio is a fashion broadcasting initiative that invites leading creatives from the fields of art, fashion and design to collaborate on new work and transmit live events online.
www.arts.ac.uk /library/4822.htm   (721 words)

 1970's - Fashion History of the 1970s
A peasant fashion for eyelets with lacing, oversized ric rac braid with false bib parts of blouses became universal.
For some who took a middle line in fashion the clothes by the designer Laura Ashley which harked back to country styles and long lost Victorian and Edwardian summers gave them the contrast they had sought from the relentless sexuality of the mini and the exotic caftans.
Linked to disco was the fashion for fitness and the craze to feel the burn like Jane Fonda did in her workout videos.
www.fashion-era.com /1970s.htm   (2734 words)

 Fashion   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Available through approved learning partner institutions and taught in English, the UK Learning International Fashion Marketing and Management Programme is designed for building a career in the exciting international world of fashion and for those already in the fashion industry who need to gain more knowledge and skills.
The result is that we can bring excellence in clothing and fashion education from our UK course designers to any point in the world.
Fashion industry scholarships and our scholarships and bursaries fund allow cases of financial hardship to be considered for assistance.
www.uklearninginternational.org.uk /FASHION.HTM   (768 words)

The Fashion Department houses the Ursuline College Historic Costume Study Collection, which features over 3500 pieces of apparel, costume jewelry, hats, handbags, gloves, shoes, and textiles.
Fashion Design: The fashion industry offers graduates a variety of career options: apparel designer, apparel manufacturer, costume designer, research, retailing, illustrator, cad designer, stylist, fashion forecaster, restoration, preservation, fashion beading and colorist.
Students in Fashion Design and Merchandising may choose to spend their third year at the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City.
www.ursuline.edu /acadaff/fashion.htm   (557 words)

 Excite - Fashion & Beauty
Fashion Wire Daily - Culver City, CA - In a fashion week characterized by bright retro mod looks, Goth deconstructions, and punky tracksuits, the Samora...
Fashion Wire Daily - Culver City, CA - New York-based designer Alvin Valley brought his fashion show west on Tuesday night, and the heiresses of California...
Fashion Wire Daily - New York - Model Naomi Campbell started her five-day community service stint Monday as part of her sentence for throwing a cell phone...
fashion.excite.com /index.html?PG=home&SEC=feat   (169 words)

 Fashion | NEWS.com.au Entertainment
FASHION is obsessed with the dress, and no one knows it better than Yeojin Bae.
AUSTRALIAN fashion designer Collette Dinnigan was back on the runway after a spell of two years for Paris Fashion Week.
INTERNATIONAL designers tempt the fashion world and show what will be in demand during the warmer months with their spring/summer 2007 collections.
www.news.com.au /entertainment/fashion   (1145 words)

 Fashion - Answerbag
Fashion is about creating an identity that's not unique to a person, but unique to a group, more suited to a clan, tribe or pact.
A fashion designer creates and designs the clothes and may or may not actually sew the clothes themselves.
He disguised this with a wig and started a fashion which became almost universal for European upper and middle class men by the beginning of the 18th Century during his similarly follicley challenged son...
www.answerbag.com /c_view.php/43   (914 words)

I popped into the Bally party, which was celebrating the fact that the company has dug into its substantial archives to create a group of special edition shoes that are recreations of original footwear from decades ago.
But in the Italian fashion capital the sun was shining, the Prada store near my hotel was stocked with spectacular shoes and the Marni shop was calling my name.
I'd like to begin with a few odds and ends from the last day of the New York shows.The final show for me was the Chado Ralph Rucci show where I ran into "Project Runway's" Laura Bennett, who was sitting front row with her husband.
blog.washingtonpost.com /fashion   (5266 words)

While she was a legend in the fashion industry, she was a compassionate and tireless humanitarian as well.
She'd contracted rheumatic fever when she was 8 and died of an enlarged heart when she was 50 (Jan 1, 1952; she was buried in Taos).
While she was a patron saint of fashion, she was a designer of jewelry herself.
www.fashion-incubator.com /mt   (6247 words)

 Fashion - Business News from Send2Press Newswire :: Wed, 12 Jul 2006 22:24:41 GMT   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Fusing fashion and technology, the cutting edge website enables shoppers to direct the design process by combining different prints, leathers and hardware options to create original products.
The recognition of letters, knowing their names, and associating letter combinations with the sounds of spoken words are precursors to the development of reading skills.
The campaign is a year long initiative designed to increase breast cancer awareness, promote registration for Race for the Cure, and raise funds for the fight against breast cancer through the sale of laptop carrying cases designed specifically for women.
www.send2press.com /newswire/fashion.shtml   (2685 words)

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Costume Timeline  Great pictures of fashions from ancient times to about the 1980’s.
Search for "fashion and history" and finds tons of great sites.
Fashion Net Guide to fashion on the net.
www.mamkschools.org /mhs/class/home_and_career/nelson/fashion_questJune2.htm   (1683 words)

 Fashion Flashbacks
This fashion site lets outsiders know how to care for gothic garments, wear cloaks gracefully, and achieve a gothic look in a corporate environment.
With original research and interviews, this is an objective look at the fashion machine from an experienced outsider.
It is written by the esteemed British fashion journalist Lowri Turner in an engaging style.
www.fashion-flashbacks.com /20cen/20cen1990s.html   (380 words)

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For women, the sari is, of course, the ultimate fashion statement that never goes out of style especially if it has traditional weaves and prints.
If you are looking to make a real with-it fashion statement by flaunting a designer dress, then the first name that you will encounter is that of Ritu Kumar.
India's fashion designers don't design just western wear - they are just as much in demand for making exquisite bridal wear which largely comprises traditional garments and accessories.
www.tourismofindia.com /exi/fashion.htm   (516 words)

 PSFK : Fashion Trends, Ideas & Inspiration   (Site not responding. Last check: )
As part of Japan's Fashion Week, fashion designer Emiko Miki fused high tech with high fashion by sending Japanese models down the catwalk adorning electronic gadgets such as a "charcoal gray kimono-style dress, patterned with colorful dragons, twinned with a slim, futuristic backpack fitted with a TV screen that beamed psychedelic images."
With the frantic circus of fashion weeks finally reaching a conclusion today, Dolly Jones at vogue.co.uk has a succinct roundup of her key trends for...
Gridskipper points us to a fashion company called Shyno in Rome that is selling $50 t-shirts each emblazoned with a unique SMS codes.
www.psfk.com /fashion/index.html   (2272 words)

 Popular Culture -- FASHION
Enumerates the ways in which fashion models are symptomatic of the postmodern condition.
Classic, complicated study of how the world of high fashion industry uses “fabric texts” and words to create an abstract world of fashionableness that must at once always change and always stay the same.
Gives a fine sense of the range of approaches currently used to study the cultural functions of fashion in many different contexts.
www.wsu.edu /~amerstu/pop/fashion.html   (339 words)

 Definition of fashion - Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
is the most general term and applies to any way of dressing, behaving, writing, or performing that is favored at any one time or place fashion>.
often implies a distinctive fashion adopted by people of taste style>.
suggests the fashion of the moment among those anxious to appear elegant and sophisticated .
www.m-w.com /cgi-bin/dictionary?book=Dictionary&va=fashion   (295 words)

 Fashion - Life & Style Home - smh.com.au
Scrunched pantyhose does not sound like hot fashion but Melma Hamersfeld's oddball idea is a fashion success.
Fashion lunch a mix of micro-bubble frocks and bare legs.
Efforts to ban underweight models from local catwalks are gathering pace, with calls for the industry to adopt a body mass index test among other restrictions.
www.smh.com.au /lifestyle/fashion   (762 words)

 Amazon.com: Fashion: Books: Cathy Newman   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Fashion explores clothing and adornment from a uniquely global perspective, at a time when current fashion is fusing diverse cultural styles as never before.
Lively and provocative essays, drawn from interviews with prominent fashion industry insiders—including contemporary designers, fashion editors, and curators—give new insights into the role fashion has played in history, while Newman’s essays focus on the body adorned, from hair to garb accessories.
Combining illuminating text with exquisite archival and contemporary images, Fashion is not only an essential reference tool but also a gorgeously designed volume that will stand out in both the art and photography markets.
www.amazon.com /Fashion-Cathy-Newman/dp/0792264169   (855 words)

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