Archive for the ‘Fashion & Costume’ Category

Professor Deborah Landis featured in the Daily Bruin

Monday, January 24th, 2011

The Daily Bruin featured an article about a workshop at a film school in Cuba led by Professor Deborah Landis, founding director of UCLA’s Copley Center for the Study of Costume Design.
See:
Costume design Professor Deborah Landis fashions workshop from history and student experiences while teaching in Cuba.

Casey Fashion Plate Collection Online

Wednesday, December 8th, 2010

Over 6,200 hand-colored, finely detailed fashion illustrations produced between 1780 and 1880 for British and American fashion magazines have been digitzed by the Los Angeles Public Library. The plates depict fashionable styles of dress for men, women and children, and constitute valuable source material on the history of dress during this period in history.

Click on this link for an index of all the plates available or browse the collection.