ERIC Number: ED260757
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984-Mar-14
Reference Count: 0
Family and Consumer Studies 13: Fashion Analysis.
Carleo, A. Susan
A description is provided of Family and Consumer Studies 13: Fashion Analysis, an introductory course on the basic principles of fashion and clothing, giving special consideration to the impact of societal, cultural, religious, and psychological factors on clothing choices. First, general information is provided on the course, its place in the curriculum, and student population. Following a glossary, major course goals and long-range objectives are enumerated. An outline of course units is followed by a list of materials of instruction. Next, the 16 course units are described, including a statement of unit goals and objectives and sample test items. The units cover why we wear clothes; attitudes and customs in clothing choices in the United States and selected parts of the world; fashion history; 20th century fashion designers; fashion motifs and details; fashion industry terms; fashion changes related to body concepts in different periods; the body and face as fashion expressions; the psychological implications of clothing choices; the principles and elements of design; visual impact of different textures, patterns and lines; color theory; textile fibers and fabrics; planning, caring for and selecting clothing; developing a personal clothing philosophy; and fashion prediction. Finally, evaluation procedures are reviewed. (LAL)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Graduate Seminar Paper, University of California at Los Angeles. Prepared for Los Angeles Valley College.