Search for dissertations about: "Fashion Designer"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 7 swedish dissertations containing the words Fashion Designer.

  1. 1. Oscar Night in Hollywood : Fashioning the Red-Carpet from the Roosevelt Hotel to International Media

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Media Studies, Stockholm University

    Author : Elizabeth Castaldo Lundén; Stockholms universitet.; [2018]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Red-Carpet; Academy Awards; Oscars; Fashion; Oscarcast; Epiphenomena; Red-Carpet Treatment; Celebrity Culture; Hollywood Royalty; Stars; Glamour; Media History; Hollywood Designers; Edith Head; Fashion Expert; Fashion Consultant; Best- and Worst- Dressed List; Public Relations; Endorsement; Americana; Television; pseudo-event; media event; vortextuality; modevetenskap; Fashion Studies;

    Abstract : This study investigates the red-carpet phenomenon from a historical perspective, seeking to understand how the Academy Awards’ red-carpet became the most prominent fashion show in media culture. The connections between Hollywood and the fashion industry predate the inception of the ceremony, and so does the role of Hollywood actresses as trendsetters. READ MORE

  2. 2. 'Dior without Dior' : Tradition and Succession in a Paris Couture House, 1957-2015

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Media Studies, Stockholm University

    Author : Sara Skillen; Stockholms universitet.; [2019]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Christian Dior; Paris Fashion; Fashion Designer; Couturier; French Haute Couture; Luxury brands; Savoir-Faire; Couture; Tradition; Succession; Royalty; Heritage; Myth; Codes; Legitimation; Symbolic Production; Legacy; modevetenskap; Fashion Studies;

    Abstract : This study explores how the French luxury fashion house, Dior has mobilised its power over a 70 year period through the constructed persona of the designer, who functions as a figurehead, together with the brand’s heritage. It investigates how the house of Dior reinvented itself after the death of its founder in 1957 through the charismatic succession of a series of designers; Yves Saint Laurent, Marc Bohan, Gianfranco Ferré, John Galliano, and finishes in 2015 with the departure of Raf Simons. READ MORE

  3. 3. On seeing : in fashion design

    University dissertation from Borås : Högskolan i Borås

    Author : Stefanie Malmgren De Oliveira; Högskolan i Borås.; [2016]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; seeing; fashion design process; image; dress; visual language; Textiles and Fashion Design ; Textil och mode konstnärlig ;

    Abstract : In fashion design, the designer strives for the development of ideas in view of significant visual goals. The process of specifying and developing ideas is a highly visual process. READ MORE

  4. 4. Fashion-able. Hacktivism and engaged fashion design

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Otto Von Busch; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2008]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Fashion Design; Hacktivism; Hacking; Heresy; Small Change; Professional-Amateurs; Do-it-yourself; Action Spaces; Artistic Research; Practice-based research;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of a series of extensive projects which aim to explore a new designer role for fashion. It is a role that experiments with how fashion can be reverse engineered, hacked, tuned and shared among many participants as a form of social activism. This social design practice can be called the hacktivism of fashion. READ MORE

  5. 5. Acts of seeing seeing as a methodological tool in fashion design

    University dissertation from Borås : Högskolan i Borås

    Author : Stefanie Malmgren de Oliveira; Högskolan i Borås.; [2018]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Seeing; fashion design process; methods; ideation; aesthetic goal; Textil och mode generell ; Textiles and Fashion General ;

    Abstract : Fashion design can be described as perpetually having to produce new suggestions of dress. The foundational tool for realising such propositions in a precise and focused way is the act of seeing. READ MORE