In 1926 she transferred to Parsons School of Design in Paris, where she became immersed in fashion. It was while in Paris that Claire gained a thorough knowledge of French couturiers. It was also here that she began to understand the relationship between style and comfort, or the lack of it. After spending a year in France Claire returned back to New York to complete her studies. As Claire grew into the industry, her love of sports was always a massive influence and taught her that clothes can be functional, and comfortable.
Louise Élisabeth Vigée- le brun was a French painter Born on April 16th 1755 in the Rococo and Neoclassical styles. Her father was Louis Vigée a Famous Painter during the time, he was a member of the Académie de Sainte-luc. And he mother was a Hairdresser. She received her first art lessons from her Father with him being the famous portraitist that he was instructed his little Élisabeth in how to paint. She had inherted the gift of art that her possessed.
The fashion show held in the Palace of Versailles became one of the highlights in her career, she marked the acceptance of American fashion forever. Eleanor Lambert is known as an innovator for her many attributions to the fashion world. Some of her creations that she introduced over fifty years ago are still accepted in the fashion industry. Some examples include the Lambert originated International Best Dressed List, which was an expanded version of the best dressed list created in Paris but was suspended during World War II. Women are nominated to become part of prestigious list annually by
Vera Wang is that. Vera Wang is without a doubt the most desirable designer for wedding dresses than any other designer in the world. Getting her start in the fashion world as an editor, Vera Wang has transformed the idea of Bridal from conventional and habitual to innovative and fresh. Vera Ellen Wang was born June 27, 1949 to Chinese immigrants, and grew up on the Upper Eastside of Manhattan. During her childhood, Vera attended the American School of Ballet and went on later to attend Sarah Lawrence College.
Reasons for Choosing Vera Wang is not only the wedding dress that’s dreamed of, but also has an upscale identity in fashion. Unmarried girls long to own a Vera Wang; married women often miss their Vera Wang; remarried women are fortunate to be able to have a Vera Wang. And of course, Vera Wang is also my dream wedding dress. Background A. History In 1990, Vera Wang opened her first bridal house on Madison Avenue in New York, designing bridal wear and evening gowns.
It told us a very beautiful love story. The mistress of the home-Della had such beautiful hair that "if the Queen of Sheba had lived in the flat across the airshaft, she would have let her hair hang out the window some day to dry just to depreciate Her Majesty's jewels and gift." But she is often tortured with poverty. It took her several months to save one dollar and eighty-seven cents. But she insisted buying a Christmas present by disposing of her hair.
Elizabeth Blackwell was born in Bristol, England in 1821, to Hannah Lane and Samuel Blackwell. Because Samuel did not accept believes of the established protestant church in England, Elizabeth and her elder sisters were denied public schooling. Samuel hired private tutors and instructed the girls the same subjects as the boys and also Hannah inspired them by introducing them to music and literature. Samuel was a sugar refiner and both for financial reasons and because he wanted to help to end slavery, the family moved to America when Elizabeth was 11 years old. Her father died in 1838 and left them only 20 dollars in his account.
Her mother, Bertha, was the youngest of 18 children, and was a part-time seamstress, who had put aside hear dreams of becoming an actress to support her widowed father and later marry Alfred. Leni also had a brother, Heinz, who was three and a half years younger- and who would later die in Hitler’s war at the age of 38 on the Russian Front. The family bought a house an hour outside of Berlin which they would travel to on weekends, and this is how Leni developed a lifelong love of nature. As a child she enjoyed reading, painting, and dancing. Early on she decided to become a dancer and did intense training.
Even though she saved France she was tried and convicted of being a witch and was burned at the stake. She wasn’t recognized for her contribute to society until the 1900’s when she was given many awards. To this day Joan is celebrated. Festivals are held along with fashion shows in France. Without Joan this world might be a completely different
Gladys Baker Mortensen, her twenty-four-year-old mother, and Charles Stanley Gifford her biological father met working at a Hollywood film lab. Gladys had already been married once to her first husband Jasper Baker, and was legally separated from her second husband Ed Mortensen. Gifford refused to marry Gladys and moved away, neither Norma Jeane nor her mother ever saw him again. Gladys could not afford her daughter or take care of her while trying to find a job, so she began to send her infant daughter to a nearby family for five dollars a week. Norma Jeane spent most of her childhood living in as many as twelve different foster homes and even at one point in an orphanage while her mother was in and out of the hospital suffering from mental illness.