(Answered) Bustles, Hourglass, S Curve and Poiret (answer questions)

(Answered) Bustles, Hourglass, S Curve and Poiret (answer questions)

(Answered) Bustles, Hourglass, S Curve and Poiret (answer questions)

Read From Revolution to Frivolity: 200-219, La Belle Epoch and the Jazz Age: 224-237, 243-245 in your textbook (FASHION – The definitive History of Costume & Style. DK/Smithsonian, 1st American edition 2012. ISBN 978-0-7566-9835-5) and the short article from Vogue, July 8, 1909, page 35,36 titled Ideals of Elegance in Dress link: http://search.proquest.com/vogue/docview/879140794/2C06C87626EB450APQ/1?accountid=12261 (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. (if it cannot be accessed via the link, use the Vogue Archives online at the library t access the article). 1. Give a quick description of how the various silhouettes evolved from the 1870s (where your text starts) to Poiret’s looks of the 1910s (where the text ends). Watch the film The Age of Innocence based on the novel of the same name by Edith Wharton. Here is a link to an amazon instant rental of the film: http://www.amazon.com/Age-Innocence-Daniel-Day-Lewis/dp/B0018BQFY0/ref=sr_1_2_dvt_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1414244206&sr=8-2&keywords=age+of+innocence (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. 1. The movie is supposed to be set in the 1870s.Try to find the following details in the clothing that were listed in your readings of that era from your textbook on pages 200-205. Do you find that it is accurately portrayed in accordance with your textbook? Give specific examples from the film. 2. Describe the sense of morality that is conveyed about the Victorian society as portrayed in the film’s storyline. How does the clothing that the characters wear play into this? 3. Describe Poiret’s style as described in your textbook. From the Vogue article answer the following: 4. What does Poiret say his influences are? 5. What are Poiret’s views on fashion and individuality? Why do you think he goes out of his way to address this? 6. How are attitudes different towards fashion as portrayed by the characters in the film Age of Innocence vs that of Poiret and the people he makes clothing for?

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