We hope you remember that this blog, Fashionnation1on1, is designed as a repository of links to information that has the potential to guide the interested and motivated learner to the how-to of the apparel world.
One way we get in a leadership role is to live leadership. John Maxwell wrote the book, so to speak. His 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership is worthy of the time it takes to study and learn. Here is a brief summary.
Although the hour is late, there are some things so wonderful they insist on being shared.
Have a good time with The Secret World of Haute Couture – BBC Documentary. It is 45 minutes of insider views of the world of the haute couture. We found this video after watching a nicely done video on Coco Chanel. I am sure you will find some wonderful videos as well.
How Vogue Got Modern could be an enlightening bit of reading. It is a good idea to track the historical movements that will be made as more people have a voice – even if only in dollars. We found this article at Racked.
The Business of Fashion has both a free but limited subscription and paid subscriptions for people with an industry “need to know”. We are playing on the free sub and found loads to read and watch.
And finally, before we leave, let us recommend a book that looks great for its take on draping and the fashion history that it pulls in to teach the concepts. So check out Draping – The Complete Course by Karolyn Kiisel (Author).
And remember, links may “go old” but the words of any post with a quick internet search will help you find what you are looking to find and more. Nitey-night.
Miquel Juarez, another amazing El Pasoan, posted an email he received this week. Congratulations, Miguel. We love you!!
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We are seeking proposals for the 57th Western History Association Conference workshop and American Studies Special Issue: “New Directions in Black Western Studies.”
Though several scholarly historical treatments of Blacks in the North American West exist, few engage with what Black Western Studies means in a contemporary context. Over the past decade there has been a return to the west in intellectual and artistic production at a rate not seen since the 1970s. Several critically acclaimed television series, films, music albums, and literary texts are rooted firmly in western historical legacies. Likewise, the relationship between Blackness and western geographical and cultural identity has been explored in various disciplinary genres. From film, music, literature, and art to theatre, architecture, and museum studies, These possibilities drive several questions undergirding…
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