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2 hour:

1 hour - lecture

1 hour - homework


The history of fashion at the end of the 19th and the 20th century. You will learn about the styles of the fashion houses and the first pret-a-porte collections, Charles Frederick Worth, Paul Poiret, Elsa Schiaparelli and Coco Chanel, Christian Dior; from Yves Saint Laurent to Giorgio Armani, Gaultier and Issey Miyake. You will learn about the national characteristic of fashion and style of famous fashion designers. You will undergo professional retraining, improve your theoretical knowledge about world fashion houses and will be able to use it in work as a teacher or a business organizer.


Hhighlights of the lecture:

  • The history of fashion houses at the end of the 19th and the 20th century

  • Haute couture of fashion houses

  • Charles Frederick Worth and Paul Poiret

  • Elsa Schiaparelli and Coco Chanel

  • Christian Dior and his famous collections

  • The first pret-a-porte collections. Pierre Cardin

  • Yves Saint Laurent 

  • Giorgio Armani and Versace

  • Gaultier and Issey Miyake

  • Fashion house Gucci  


- sheet of 8 questions to the main knowledge (for a written answer) (Word doc) 20 min

- correct answer sheet  (Word doc) 10 min

- guide of fashion marketing   brochure or 1 video instruction for lessons homework (PDF) 10 min


Introduction to Fashion Houses History

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