FACULTY OF FINE ARTS AND DESIGN

Department of Textile and Fashion Design

FA 206 | Course Introduction and Application Information

Course Name
History and Culture of Fashion
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
FA 206
Spring
3
0
3
4

Prerequisites
None
Course Language
English
Course Type
Required
Course Level
First Cycle
Mode of Delivery -
Teaching Methods and Techniques of the Course -
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Assistant(s) -
Course Objectives The objective of this course is to provide a general overview of 19th - 20th-century European female fashions together with an analysis of the economical, sociological and cultural movements.
Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • will be able to define basic terminologies and information about historical and cultural developments with the historical changes on dresses after 18th century.
  • will be able to compare dresses with the different social, critical, political and historical approaches
  • will be able to classify changing silhouettes, important and legendary figures in the history of dresses
  • will be able to document these classifications on silhouettes, dresses and figures with a professional digital layout-tool (InDesign)
  • will be able to apply retrospective approaches on their design practices and projects during their education.
Course Description In this course, basic terminology and forms of women's fashion and dresses starting from the 18th century will be explained with an understanding of the importance and use of historical research in design practice.

 



Course Category

Core Courses
Major Area Courses
X
Supportive Courses
Media and Management Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

 

WEEKLY SUBJECTS AND RELATED PREPARATION STUDIES

Week Subjects Related Preparation
1 COURSE INTRO and INDESIGN INTRO and LAYOUT EXERCISE 1 Online InDesign Tutorial 1
2 1780-1820 | RECAP ROCOCO | FR. REV. | LAYOUT EXERCISE 3 Online InDesign Tutorial 2
3 1790-1820 | DIRECTOIRE | EMPIRE | REGENCY Daniel James Cole, Nancy Deihl - The History of Modern Fashion pp. 13-24
4 1820-1839 | ROMANTICISM | URBANIZATION | NOUVEAUX RICHES Daniel James Cole, Nancy Deihl - The History of Modern Fashion pp. 13-24
5 1840-1869 | EARLY VICTORIAN | IMPERIALISM | 2nds EMPIRE Daniel James Cole, Nancy Deihl - The History of Modern Fashion pp. 13-24
6 1870-1899 | LATE VICTORIAN | IND. REV. | GOTHIC REVIVAL Polan, B. and Tredre, R., The great fashion designers, Berg, ISBN 978 1 84788 228 8 pp. 9
7 1900-1919 | EDWARDIAN | BELLE EPOQUE | ART NOUVEAU Polan, B. and Tredre, R., The great fashion designers, Berg, ISBN 978 1 84788 228 8 pp. 21-67
8 1920-1949 | 20ies | JAZZ AGE | ART DECO | HOLLYWOOD GLAM Polan, B. and Tredre, R., The great fashion designers, Berg, ISBN 978 1 84788 228 8 pp. 21-67
9 1950ies | DIOR | NEW LOOK | YOUTHQUAKE Polan, B. and Tredre, R., The great fashion designers, Berg, ISBN 978 1 84788 228 8 pp. 73-107
10 1960ies | SPACE AGE | STREET FASHION | MINI SKIRT | HIPPIE Polan, B. and Tredre, R., The great fashion designers, Berg, ISBN 978 1 84788 228 8 pp. 113-167
11 1970ies | ART DECO REVIVAL | YSL | GLAM ROCK | DISCO | PUNK Polan, B. and Tredre, R., The great fashion designers, Berg, ISBN 978 1 84788 228 8 pp. 113-167
12 1980ies | NEW ROMANTICS | WAVE | POWER-DRESSING Polan, B. and Tredre, R., The great fashion designers, Berg, ISBN 978 1 84788 228 8 pp. 173-215
13 1990ies | GRUNGE | RAVE | S.MODELS | 70ies revival | BRITPOP Polan, B. and Tredre, R., The great fashion designers, Berg, ISBN 978 1 84788 228 8 pp. 221-247
14 2000´s
15 Semester Review
16 Final Jury

 

Course Notes/Textbooks

Polan, B. and Tredre, R., The great fashion designers, Berg,

ISBN 978 1 84788 228 8 

Suggested Readings/Materials

Daniel James Cole, Nancy Deihl - The History of Modern Fashion, Laurence King Pub. Ltd, ISBN 978 1 78067 603 6 

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Activities Number Weigthing
Participation
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
10
100
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exams
Midterm
Final Exam
Total

Weighting of Semester Activities on the Final Grade
10
100
Weighting of End-of-Semester Activities on the Final Grade
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Semester Activities Number Duration (Hours) Workload
Theoretical Course Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
3
48
Laboratory / Application Hours
(Including exam week: '.16.' x total hours)
16
0
Study Hours Out of Class
9
5
45
Field Work
0
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
0
Portfolio
0
Homework / Assignments
0
Presentation / Jury
10
3
30
Project
0
Seminar / Workshop
0
Oral Exam
0
Midterms
0
Final Exam
0
    Total
123

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

#
Program Competencies/Outcomes
* Contribution Level
1
2
3
4
5
1

To be able to develop and design a collection independently.

2

To be able to do maintain a design research individually or as a team.

3

To be able to develop entrepreneurship- and managerial skills for a future professional practice.

4

To be able to understand, interpret and apply theoretical knowledge in fashion and textile design.

X
5

To be able to analyze and integrate the particular local and regional needs and of their profession.

6

To be able to obtain a multidisciplinary point of view, follow and analyze the new issues, changes and trends in contemporary design and art in such a way that they can be integrated into design practice.

X
7

To be able to apply industrial requirements, knowledge of material & usage and know-how knowledge in the creation of high quality fashion products.

8

To be able to use digital information and communication technologies at a level that is adequate to the discipline of fashion and textile design.

9

To be able to develop an ongoing analytical and professional approach to academic and design research.

X
10

To be able to recognize the need and importance of a personal lifelong learning attitude towards their chosen area of interest.

11

To be able to collect data in the areas of fashion and textile design and communicate with colleagues in a foreign language ("European Language Portfolio Global Scale", Level B1).

12

To be able to speak a second foreign at a medium level of fluency efficiently.

13

To be able to relate the knowledge accumulated throughout the human history to their field of expertise.

*1 Lowest, 2 Low, 3 Average, 4 High, 5 Highest

 


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