Fashion Culture: Charles James: The Couture Secrets of Shape

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Fashion Culture: Charles James: The Couture Secrets of Shape


On Wednesday, March 20, 2019, Dorothea Mink, professor of fashion design at the University of Arts, Bremen, and Homer Layne presented their fascinating book on Charles James. Layne — James’s assistant for almost a decade — and Mink analyze the great designer’s remarkable innovations, revealing what made his designs so special, and suggest how designers today can apply James’s principles to their own work.


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