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Fashion Through History - Chapter Summary
Enjoy this overview of fashion history by reviewing this chapter's engaging lessons. Our instructors help you gain greater insight into fashion of the 1920s as well as Rococo and Baroque fashion. Ensure you fully comprehend these eras and styles of fashion by taking this chapter's multiple-choice quizzes and practice exam. Any lesson topic questions you develop while reviewing this chapter can be submitted to our experts via the Dashboard. Once you've completed this chapter, you will be able to:
- Discuss the history and trends of 1920s fashion
- List terms and describe the period of Rococo fashion
- Share details about the history, style and characteristics of Baroque fashion
1. 1920s Fashion: History & Trends
This lesson explains how the years after World War I were a time of great change throughout the world. No one could go back to the way things were before; everything had to change, including fashion.
2. Rococo Fashion: History, Period & Terms
The Rococo was an important era in European arts. In this lesson, we'll see how the motifs and ideologies of the Rococo translated into men and women's fashions, and explore the impact this had on society.
3. Baroque Fashion: History, Style & Characteristics
In this lesson, learn about the clothing worn by the European royalty and middle classes during the Baroque era. Explore the characteristics of the fashion styles from this time and examine the history behind them.
4. Regency Period: Fashion, Clothing & Shoes
The Regency era was a time of relatively simple and classic fashions. Inspired by classical Greece and Rome, these fashions are usually seen in movie adaptations of any of Jane Austen's novels.
5. Jeanne Lanvin: Biography, History & Designs
Jeanne Lanvin was a French designer in the late 1800s and early 1900s in France. While she rose from humble beginnings, she would become a savvy businesswomen and designer of haute couture for men, women, and children.
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