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 picture of 19th - 21th-century European fashion together with the critical analysis of the sociological and cultural movements.
Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • to define basic terminologies about historical and cultural developments with the historical changes on dresses after 19th century.
  • to analyze information on historical developments and historical changes on dresses after 19th century.
  • to evaluate dresses with the different social, critical, political and historical approaches
  • to classify changing silhouettes, important and legendary figures in the history of dresses
  • to apply retrospective approaches on their design practices and projects during their education.
Course Description In this course, basic terminology and forms of fashion and dresses starting from the 19th 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 Managment Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

 

WEEKLY SUBJECTS AND RELATED PREPARATION STUDIES

Week Subjects Required Materials
1 Introduction and Orientation
2 Late 19th century Bustle Period / Prewar Period Watching films; Portrait of a Woman, Moulin Rouge Chapter 9: Laver, James, History of Fashion, Thames and Hudson, 1992,p.177-213
3 Guest Speaker: Güneş Uysalefe (Editor) Men’s Fashion: The History of Love & Hate
4 In Class Studies: Fashion Talks
5 La Belle Epoque Chapter 9: Laver, James, History of Fashion, Thames and Hudson, 1992,p.177-213
6 Orientalism and Opulence Chapter 9: Laver, James, History of Fashion, Thames and Hudson, 1992,p.177-213
7 Jazz Age & Questioning Gender Roles Watching the films; Great Gatsby / Chanel Chapter 9: Laver, James, History of Fashion, Thames and Hudson, 1992,p.177-213.
8 Between the Wars: Femininity World War II: Uniformity Chapter 9: Laver, James, History of Fashion, Thames and Hudson, 1992,p.177-213 / p.252-292.
9 Post War Climate & New Look Chapter 10: Laver, James, History of Fashion, Thames and Hudson, 1992,p.252-292. Watching films; Funny Face , Breakfast in Tiffany
10 Space Age and Street Fashion Homework Submission Chapter 10: Laver, James, History of Fashion, Thames and Hudson, 1992,p.252-292. Watching the film; Factory Girl, Space Odyssey 2001, Barbarella
11 Reality Bites: Fashion in Action Chapter 10: Laver, James, History of Fashion, Thames and Hudson, 1992,p.252-292. Watching the film; Sid and Nancy
12 Consumer Age: Dress for Success Chapter 10: Laver, James, History of Fashion, Thames and Hudson, 1992,p.252-292. Watching the film; American Jigolo
13 Information Age / Project Submission Watching films; Matrix, Minority Report Chapter 10, Laver, James, A Concise History of Fashion, Thames and Hudson, 1992,p.252-292.
14 2020 and After: Digital Age and the Future of Fashion
15 Semester Review
16 Final
Course Notes/Textbooks

Laver, James, A Concise History of Fashion, Thames and Hudson, 1992, ISBN:0-500-20348-2

Suggested Readings/Materials

Fashion Design, Sue Jenkyn Jones, WatsonGuptill Publications, 9 Heads: a guide to fashion drawing, Draping for Apparel Design, Helen JosephArmstrong The Art of Fashion Draping, Connie Amaden Crawford Keystone Jacket and Dress Cutter, Chas. Hecklinger Couture Sewing Techniques, Claire B. Shaeffer High Fashion Sewing Secrets, Claire B. Shaeffer Patternmaking for Fashion design, Helen Joseph Armstrong Corset, Valerie Steele Shirtmaking: developing skills for fine sewing, David Page Coffin Zoom on Fashion Trends, Textile View Magazine, Collezioni Trends Rundschau Damen, Magazine Rundschau Herren, MagazineConcise History of Costume and Fashion by James Laver History of 20th Century Fashion by Elizabeth Ewing A Survey of Historic Costume by Phyllis Tortora and Keith Eubank A Century of Fashion by Francois BaudotFashion Today by Collin Mc Dowell Icons of Fashion by Gerda Buxhaum Street Style by Ted Polhemus A History of Fashion by Gertrud Lehnert Periodicals : Vogue, Elle , ID , Kult , Face , Fashion Theory, Surface, Wall Paper, Trendsetter, Band

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Activities Number Weigthing
Participation
1
10
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
1
20
Presentation / Jury
Project
1
20
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterm
1
20
Final Exam
1
30
Total

Weighting of Semester Activities on the Final Grade
4
70
Weighting of End-of-Semester Activities on the Final Grade
1
30
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Semester Activities Number Duration (Hours) Workload
Course Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
3
48
Laboratory / Application Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
Study Hours Out of Class
18
1
18
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
1
8
Presentation / Jury
Project
1
10
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterms
1
10
Final Exams
1
15
    Total
109

 

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.

X
2

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

X
3

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

X
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.

X
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.

X
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.

X
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.

X
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).

X
12

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

X
13

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

X

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