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Child's 2 Piece Shorts Set, unknown 2019 Framingham State University

Child's 2 Piece Shorts Set, Unknown

Children's Clothing

2 piece short set, white shirt with blue trim, buttoned to blue shorts


Girl's Pink Apron, unknown 2019 Framingham State University

Girl's Pink Apron, Unknown

Children's Clothing

Girl's pink small print full apron.


Pink Gingham Apron, unknown 2019 Framingham State University

Pink Gingham Apron, Unknown

Children's Clothing

Girl's pink gingham full apron.


Child's Blue Dress, unknown 2019 Framingham State University

Child's Blue Dress, Unknown

Children's Clothing

Light blue plaid with white collar and cuffs, large white buttons


A Critical Exploration Of Costume Design Possibilities In Tolkien’S Legendarium, M. Grace Costello 2018 University of Arkansas, Fayetteville

A Critical Exploration Of Costume Design Possibilities In Tolkien’S Legendarium, M. Grace Costello

Apparel Merchandising and Product Development Undergraduate Honors Theses

Tolkien’s Legendarium has in many ways codified modern fantasy. Illustrations and film adaptations of it have had far-reaching consequences on popular culture, building an 80-year tradition of visual depictions of Tolkienesque fantasy. Particularly, Elven characters are usually depicted wearing costume inspired by Victorian notions of Western medieval costume. In this paper I seek to approach the design of original costume for the Ñoldor from a different perspective, free from the established traditions of other designers’ and illustrators’ work.

The preliminary research focuses on searching the source materials of the Silmarillion and select texts from the Histories of Middle Earth ...


Determining The Difference Between Counterfeit & Luxury Products, Brooke Burnside 2018 University of Arkansas, Fayetteville

Determining The Difference Between Counterfeit & Luxury Products, Brooke Burnside

Apparel Merchandising and Product Development Undergraduate Honors Theses

Counterfeits have affected the global industry for decades accumulating billions of dollars in revenue. A study done at the end of 2017 indicates the counterfeit industry has reached $1.2 trillion and is estimated to reach $1.82 trillion by the end of 2020. Counterfeit goods have many ways to reach the final consumer including flea markets, liquidation sales, street vendors, illicit storefronts, and legitimate businesses, as well as online retailers. For this creative project, I created a counterfeit Kate Spade dress to determine the differences visible on the streets compared to an online setting. The results of this study ...


Reusing Denim, Anna Li 2018 Kent State University

Reusing Denim, Anna Li

Anna Li

The purpose of this project is to use up-cycle denim to create a gender-neutral work wear for design students to work in studio. The use of up-cycle denim is to aim for the collection to be environmentally friendly. Since this collection is geared towards female students, the garments underneath the denim are knit dresses for comfort and easier movement.


Uprising, Issue 6, {Fall 2018}, University of Northern Iowa. Northern Iowa Student Government. 2018 University of Northern Iowa

Uprising, Issue 6, {Fall 2018}, University Of Northern Iowa. Northern Iowa Student Government.

Uprising

Inside this issue:
-- Women Power ••• 6
-- YE is in the Building ••• 10
-- The Last Straw ••• 12
-- Playing Doubles ••• 14
-- White Noise ••• 16
-- October ••• 19
-- Artist to Watch For ••• 20
-- Player One ••• 22
-- Better Off Without You ••• 29
-- Humanize My Hoodie ••• 30
-- Remember ••• 34
-- Untitled ••• 36
-- Speak Up: A World Women Fear ••• 37
-- Unappreciated ••• 41
-- Cloud Nine ••• 42
-- Doll Face ••• 43
-- Addicted ••• 46


Introducing Stem Education Through A 3d Printing Demonstration, Emily Vrbas, Kennedy Rickard 2018 University of Arkansas, Fayetteville

Introducing Stem Education Through A 3d Printing Demonstration, Emily Vrbas, Kennedy Rickard

Apparel Merchandising and Product Development Undergraduate Honors Theses

This research project investigates the impact of a science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) 3D printing presentation on a selected population and evaluates the need for further research on 3D printing as an introduction to STEM education. Participants completed a pre-survey measuring knowledge and interest in STEM education and 3D printing. A PowerPoint presentation demonstrated the viability of STEM education and careers and showed the variety of careers that utilize 3D printing. After the presentation, a demonstration of 3D printed small objects showed a sample of what is possible with the A5 3D printer. Each participant received a 3D printed ...


Making Herself Up, 2018 Vocational Training Council

Making Herself Up

SIGNED: The Magazine of The Hong Kong Design Institute

In 2004, Kahlo's handmade jewellery and clothing based on traditional Latin American designs were discovered inside The Blue House.

This year, personal effects of Frida Kahlo, one of the world's great humanists and artists, are on display for the first time ever outside of Mexico


Character Building, 2018 Vocational Training Council

Character Building

SIGNED: The Magazine of The Hong Kong Design Institute

In a stage production, something as simple as the silhouette of a character's costume can communicate to the audience in a way that words simply cannot. HKDI's Higher Diploma in Costume Design for Performance programme leader Mr. CY Cheung and Ms. Mandy Tam explain the secrets of the trade to SIGNED


Designs For The Future, 2018 Vocational Training Council

Designs For The Future

SIGNED: The Magazine of The Hong Kong Design Institute

SIGNED magazine catches up with the five winners to discuss their inspiration behind their entries.


Fashion Patternmaking Book Instructions In Spanish, Yessica N. Prieto 2018 University of the Incarnate Word

Fashion Patternmaking Book Instructions In Spanish, Yessica N. Prieto

Theses & Dissertations

This study explored participants’ perceptions of the need for a fashion patternmaking book in Spanish to be used by native Spanish-speaking students in U.S. institutions of higher education. There is no previous research demonstrating the need for a patternmaking book in Spanish for native Spanish speakers. This study provided insight into how educators perceive the need for a fashion patternmaking book in Spanish to assist non-English speaking students.

A survey was sent via e-mail using Survey Monkey®. Participants were members of the International Textiles and Apparel Industry and faculty who teach fashion design in Mexico. The responses of 17 ...


The Effects Of Fashion Trends On The Perceptions Of School Uniforms, Christiana Lazarine 2018 University of the Incarnate Word

The Effects Of Fashion Trends On The Perceptions Of School Uniforms, Christiana Lazarine

Theses & Dissertations

While the effects of school uniforms have been studied, a gap exists within the literature, which includes the effects of fashion trends inspired by schoolgirl uniforms. The purpose of this ethnographic pilot study was to fill the gap within the literature on the practice and transgressive use of female school uniforms and to determine the need for a larger study, while researching if schoolgirl-inspired fashion trends influence the perspectives of women who wore school uniforms as children. Eight participants were interviewed one on one about their experiences and their perceptions of school uniforms and the fashion trends they inspire. All ...


Wearing Art History: Fashion As An Art, Sofia Killion 2018 Dominican University of California

Wearing Art History: Fashion As An Art, Sofia Killion

Senior Theses and Capstone Projects

Fashion is often seen as a frivolous craft which many believe to lack substance. Fashion however has for generations drawn inspiration from one of the very things that defines culture and that is art. Some of the most successful fashion designers of our time have drawn inspiration directly from masterpieces of art. The Spanish fashion designer Cristóbal Balenciaga (1895-1972) was heavily inspired by his countrymen including Diego Velázquez (1599-1660), Francisco de Zurbarán (1598-1664), and Francisco Goya (1746-1828). The Italian fashion designers Domenico Dolce (1958-present) and Stefano Gabbana (1962-present) created a Fall 2013 collection that was significantly inspired by the Byzantine ...


Development And Marketing Of A Repurposed Textile Product For Homeless Individuals In Northwest Arkansas, McKenna Whitaker, Beau Broyles, Lindsey Stone 2018 University of Arkansas, Fayetteville

Development And Marketing Of A Repurposed Textile Product For Homeless Individuals In Northwest Arkansas, Mckenna Whitaker, Beau Broyles, Lindsey Stone

Apparel Merchandising and Product Development Undergraduate Honors Theses

Growing concerns over waste disposal methods have led to a greater focus on recycling efforts in the textile industry. Second only to the oil industry, the textile industry continues to be one of the most wasteful among leading businesses around the world and determining ways to repurpose fashion materials could be a reasonable solution to this growing problem (Dobilaite, V., Mileriene, G., Juciene, M., & Sacevičienė, 2017). In addition to alleviating disposal issues, repurposed materials could serve the humanitarian needs of local communities, and even more importantly, could specifically benefit homeless populations. The purpose of this project was to design, execute ...


Drag: The Herstory And Phenomenon, Avery Green 2018 Western Michigan University

Drag: The Herstory And Phenomenon, Avery Green

Honors Theses

My thesis project was spilt into three parts. The first part was gathering inspiration and experiencing drag shows. The second part was designing three different dresses for drag queens and showcasing them in the spring MODA fashion show. The final part was participating in Outspoken’s Drag Show as a drag queen. My goal for my thesis was to explore the world of drag and how I can use it to inspire my own creative endeavors.

The first part of my thesis was a ton of fun. In order to experience drag and gather inspiration for my own drag, I ...


Asian Excellence In Fashion, Ryder Wong Spurgeon 2018 State University of New York at Stony Brook

Asian Excellence In Fashion, Ryder Wong Spurgeon

Asian & Asian American Studies Student Research Symposium

No abstract provided.


The Butterfly Effect: Exploring The Behavior Of Change Through Transformable Clothing, Miranda Skitzki 2018 Kent State University - Kent Campus

The Butterfly Effect: Exploring The Behavior Of Change Through Transformable Clothing, Miranda Skitzki

Undergraduate Research Symposium

The Butterfly Effect is a transformable eveningwear collection inspired by the behavior of change. The eveningwear market faces the challenge of a short garment life cycle, and most gowns are only worn once. Transformable clothing allows one garment to be changed to create two or more different looks, which encourages it to be worn multiple times. By using modular transformations, individual parts that move independently, the wearer can customize the garment to fit her needs and strengthen her personal connection with the clothing.

The collection development began with research on the inspiration and concept of transformation. A study was conducted ...


Vr: Up-Cycling Fabric Scraps, Leticia Dimushi 2018 Kent State University

Vr: Up-Cycling Fabric Scraps, Leticia Dimushi

Undergraduate Research Symposium

VR is a womanswear collection, designed by Leticia Dimushi. This collection attempts to answer the question on how to reuse scraps in the industry, designing around the material found and leaving as little waste behind.

75% of all fabric is not recyclable, therefore every scrap that ends up in soil, causes exponential damage in the long run. The problem chosen to give an alternative solution to, is closing the loop from fabric production to garment manufacturing.

The collection is made of 90% scraps and donated fabric, with the addition of purchased trims and findings. The inspiration being VR games relates ...


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