FTM 491: Special Topics in Textile and Apparel Management – History of Fashion

This course will cover Fashion and Costume Design through early centuries till current times, focusing on how social, ethical, and environmental influences shape it. Special attention will be paid to European and Czech regions. The students will thus learn the roots of contemporary fashion, understanding famous contemporary designers and their inspirations. The course experience will be enhance by visual documentation from fashion shows, period movies, theater or opera performances and visits to museum collections.