Faculty of Textile Technology
Course: Contemporary Fashion

Teachers in charge Ph. D. Katarina Nina Simončič, Assist. Prof.
Suradnici: mag. ing. des. text. Petra Krpan, Assistant
Study, Module Textile and Fashion Design - graduate, Module Theory and Culture of Fashion
Course summary 3 (2+0+1)
Knowledge verification oral exam
Lecture type lectures, practice
Exercise type audio practice, workshops
Subject content A critical and theoretical applied analyses of contemporary fashion and its context; study of contemporary and near contemporary fashion; Present meanings and future possibilities of fashion. Focusing on study of meanings in terms of its symbolic and cultural aspects.
Aim of course The aim of the Course is to provide opportunity for students to study and understand aspects of contemporary fashion design both through its objects and its contexts; to understand the fashion system and to develop talent by practical experience within a framework of theory and critical analysis.
Literature necessary for course Naomi Klein: No Logo, VBZ, Zagreb, 2002.
Valerie Steele: Tetish, Oxford U. P., New York, 1996.
Harriette Quick: Catwalking, Octopus Publ., London, 1997.
Harold Koda: Extreme Beauty: The Body Transformed (Metropolitan Museum of Art Series) Metropolitan Museum of Art (February 9, 2004)
Ingrid Loschek: When Clothes Become Fashion: Design and Innovation Systems, Berg Publishers (September 29, 2009)
Supplement literature Dominique Villon: Fashion under Occupation, Berg, New York, 2002.