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New Perspectives on French Fashion History highlights new research by emerging fashion scholars. Come to just one session or take all five and learn about the history of fashion display in Parisian department stores and at World’s Fairs, the transformative impact of World War I on the French fashion industry, cultural shifts provoked by the introduction of ready-made fashion in the 1950s and 60s, and much more.

The five classes offered this fall include –

October 7: Fashion on Display, 1900­–1937
October 14: War Time Fashion
October 21: Gender and Ready-Made Clothing
October 28: Fashion and Labor in Nineteenth Century France
November 4: Constructing Femininity: 1980–2000

Individual classes:
$100 Adults
$85 Students and Educators
$75 BGC Members

Take all five sessions and save:
$450 Adults
$375 Students and Educators
$350 BGC Members

For more information, visit www.bgc.bard.edu/events/newperspectives.

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