Design History

Fashion

Fashion design is the art of application of design and aesthetics to clothing. It is influenced by cultural and social attitudes.

Clothing has become very important in modern day society.

Henry VIII cloth of gold only people of certain status were allowed to wear certain colours e.g. for centuries purple was associated with royalty - gold

Georgian – Dandys

Haute couture (high fashion) refers to the creation of exclusive custom-fitted clothing made to order by hand with high quality expensive fabric.

Tailors – Saville Row??

Some people are followers of fashion some are not…