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Lesson Plans

Re: Fashion sites?

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ricki fromkin (fromkinr)
Sun, 17 Oct 1999 08:54:25 -0400

John Kupcinski wrote:
> Hi everyone
> I need some help in developing a historical reference on fashion design,
> and I'm hoping some of you can help.
> At the middle school we have what is called an "options" class that's
> offered for 14 - 15 sessions (twice a week / 40 minutes). It's a chance
> for students to explore various areas of individual interest, and the
> students sign up for their choices.
> I want to offer something along the line of "Fun and Funny Fashions." My
> thoughts are to include a short historical perspective of fashion fads --
> I already have a book called "Shoes" that borders on the hysterical -- many
> outrageous, and some not too functional styles! Then I will present some
> gesture, figure drawing. But most of all I want the students to have fun
> inventing/ creating their own fashions. Pencil, watercolor, and pastels
> are some of the media we could use.
> Any other ideas, resources, or web sites would be especially welcome!
> Thanks,
> Cheryl

Have you tried the Met's (Metropolitan Museum of Art) website? Maybe NYC
schools like Parson's School of Design or FIT have info on their
websites. Sorry don't have the addresses.