History | Fashion and Style | How it Shaped British Culture (1750-2000)
Why this course?
We examine how the social and cultural background of the eighteenth, nineteenth and twentieth centuries influenced British fashion.
Focusing on aspects of fashion such as the voluminous and extravagant court dresses of the eighteenth century and the Regency dandy, Victorian crinoline, bustle and aestheticism, Edwardian art nouveau, art deco era, wartime recycling, and the swinging sixties.
You will also learn how to read fashion, what your clothes say about you and examine key style developments and designers. A really exciting and fascinating course that will make you think differently about style, clothing and what you and others wear.
Illustrated with fashion illustrations and PowerPoint slideshows.
The course fees are £76.00 for 6 weeks.
This course is eligible for a 50% discount if you are in receipt of certain benefits. This discounted fee is shown as category B below: