FDM 35901 Italian Fashion and Culture

Course Name: FDM 35901 Italian Fashion and Culture

Description: We will examine the evolution of the fashion industry in Italy and the long tradition of art, craftsmanship, style and design that led to the success of the post-war era. Study of the history, creators, design and production processes with emphasis on the role of Florence and Florentine designers. The class will conclude with a consideration of contemporary issues in the Italian fashion industry. The lectures are supplemented by site visits and field trips to museums, artisans and factories.

Credit Hours: 3