Camouflage trends have disappeared and resurfaced several times since then, appearing in high fashion iterations in the 1990s. Designers such as Valentino, Dior, and Dolce & Gabbana combined camouflage into their runway and ready-to-wear collections. Today, variations of camouflage, including pastel shades, in every article of clothing or accessory, continue to enjoy popularity. The Haute house was the name established by the government for the fashion houses that met the standards of the industry. These fashion houses continue to adhere to standards such as keeping at least twenty employees engaged in making the clothes, showing two collections per year at fashion shows, and presenting a certain number of patterns to costumers.
- The Ellen MacArthur Foundation works to accelerate the transition to a circular economy.
- Although the fashion industry developed first in Europe and America, as of 2017, it is an international and highly globalized industry, with clothing often designed in one country, manufactured in another, and sold worldwide.
- In recent years, fashion blogging and YouTube videos have become a major outlet for spreading trends and fashion tips, creating an online culture of sharing one’s style on a website or social media accounts (i.e. Instagram, TikTok, or Twitter).
- And if we can play a role in that, then it’s something we’re exceptionally proud of.
Although the technological developments are undoubtedly exciting, there is also a human side to clothes, which is becoming increasingly relevant in a virtual age. As we all have and wear clothes, they can act as a vehicle to talk about our lives. But fashion is too often seen as a frivolous, vain and ephemeral industry.
For example, Gucci’s ‘stained green’ jeans may look like a grass stain, but to others, they display purity, freshness, and summer. In addition to the portfolio, you will produce and communicate a Fashion News artefact or creative solution, which will take the form of a garment or a sample package to contextualise the portfolio collection. In ‘Fashion Design Project 1’ you will learn how to further develop your design skills in relation to professional practice.
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A review of 250 of the world’s largest fashion brands and retailers ranked according to their level of public disclosure on human rights and environmental policies, practices and impacts in their own operations and in their supply chains. One fashion cause is trashion, which is using trash to make clothes, jewelry, and other fashion items in order to promote awareness of pollution. There are a number of modern trashion artists such as Marina DeBris, Ann Wizer, and Nancy Judd. Other designers have used DIY fashions, in the tradition of the punk movement, to address elitism in the industry to promote more inclusion and diversity. Videos in general have been very useful in promoting the fashion industry. This is evident not only from television shows directly spotlighting the fashion industry, but also movies, events and music videos which showcase fashion statements as well as promote specific brands through product placements.
Many people fail to appreciate just how important and wide-reaching it really is. It’s the second biggest worldwide economic activity for intensity of trade – employing over 57 million workers in developing countries, 80 per cent of whom are women. Advanced illustration, portfolio and 3D presentation skills will support the promotion of your creative practice to a range of audiences including potential employers, assessors, press, competition judges etc. This could be in a variety of formats; exhibitions, portfolio websites or physical / virtual presentations.