Johnson took many dance classes, which inspired her love of costumes. Johnson's fashion career started after she entered and won the Mademoiselle Guest Editor Contest. Within a year, she was the in-house designer for Manhattan boutique Paraphernalia. Johnson became part of both the ‘youthquake’ fashion movement and Andy Warhol's underground scene. In 1969, she opened a boutique called Betsey Bunky Nini on New York's Upper East Side.
Twiggy’s influence on fashion and modeling is still present in the world today through her involvement in television shows, magazines, and product commercials; as well as the influence she has had on women’s fashion today between keeping older women fashion forward and designing clothing for all women, and her attempt to fight against the negative side effects that comes with a world full of super models. This fashion icon is a woman who caught the eye of the public in sixty-six and still to this day people are watching her. Twiggy was born in London at the end of the 1940s as Lesley Hornby. From childhood she always had dreamed of being in fashion and at the age of sixteen was pulled into the world of fashion and started her path to being a fashion icon. Twiggy revolutionized the world of fashion and modeling through her tiny figure, boyish features, short haircut, thick eyelashes, and new style clothing in a matter of four years.
SWOTT Analysis Donna Karan started her fashion career at a young age working with Liz Clairborne, then as an assistant designer with the well-known fashion house of Anne Klein. Donna was born with her mother as a showroom model, and her father was a practicing suit maker/ tailor, so it seems inevitable that she would be part of the fashion industry. While attending the prestigious Parson’s school of design in 1968, Donna Karan was offered a summer job working for the designer, Anne Klein. While at Klein, she met and married her second husband, a clothing boutique owner, Mark Karan. At the age of 24, after graduating from Parsons, Kline offered her a full time position as one of its designer; then two years later she was promoted to associate designer, and had become Klein's successor.
Then she studied shortly at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts before she stopped to pursue her music career. She wrote songs for various artists until being discovered by R&B singer Akon. In 2008 she released her debut album, The Fame, which was a big success and the hit song "Poker Face" reached the top of the charts in almost every category, in almost every country. Her parents are Cynthia and Joseph Germanotta. Lady Gaga was skilled , she was accepted to The Juilliard School, but instead went to a catholic private school.
Gabrielle Bonheur Chanel (1883 – 1971) Figure 1. Gabrielle Bonheur Chanel [pic] Gabrielle Chanel (see Figure 1) was born in a French city Saumur on 19 August in 1883. When she was 18 she got a job as a shop assistant at a clothes shop. In 1909 Coco opened her own firm that made hats, which had a huge success in Paris. Coco had a talent to invent new models.
Slicing, splitting and fragmenting her subjects, and using the abstract visual illusions of Op Art. Fashion illustrator, Anna Higgie, mixes contemporary art with vintage influences and enjoys the act of illustrating fashion more than the actual garment itself. Higgie has always been drawn to fashion imagery. “I think that some of the most interesting art in the world right now can be found on catwalks and in the pages of fashion magazines. It’s not recognized by everyone as a serious art form but personally I have always found great inspiration, drama and beauty in the world of fashion” -Bold and uniquely graphic style -work focuses on the portrait, in abstraction and elegance.
Coco Chanel Biography Coco Chanel was the first fashion designer to make it on Time magazine’s “List of 100 Most Important People” and was one of the most successful designers ever, but when she was young, she struggled with a terrible childhood. She was born Gabrielle Bonheur Chanel in August 19, 1883 in Saumur, France. Her mother died of tuberculosis when Coco was only 6 years old and her father abandoned her and her 2 sisters and put them into orphanages. She was first taught how to sew by nuns there. Chanel had a small singing career before she opened her first Paris hat shop in 1910.
Fashion of the Fifties This decade opened up a wide variety of original and distinctive styles, which was presented with a classic new twist. World War II was over, time was peaceful yet prosperous. More money would be spent on fashion, and a whole world of new materials would be available to designers, or anyone who wanted them. Women are said to have dressed “smartly” in the 1950’s. Acting and looking like a lady was taught to young girls from the time they were born.
In 1965, revolution was sparked in Australia by Jean Shrimpton wearing a mini-skirt to the Melbourne cup. Mary Quant and Andre Courreges are said to be the inventors of the mini-skirt which represents the new ideas of the young and revolutionary youths. Courreges also started the very famous space look, most likely influenced by the new space technology. He started to experiment with minimalistic, future-like fashion, this involved the famous trouser suits, go-go boots, goggles and box-shaped dresses. The mods originated in London and was an extremely famous fashion style of the 1960s.
She is a successful Makeup Artist herself with her own business. She recognized my affection before I did. She encouraged me into this field of art when I shadowed her for a wedding. I experienced the career of a makeup artist. All the colors of the eye shadows, lip glosses and different hairstyles were much more fascinating than chemistry formulas.