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Historical research of Twentieth century fashion through designing a specialist website

Volume 24, Issue 1, August 2018, Pages 311–329

 Historical research of Twentieth century fashion through designing a specialist website

Olfat Shawki Mohamed Mansour1

1 Apparel Department, Faculty of Applied Arts, Helwan University, Cairo, Egypt - Department of fashion design, college of designs, Qassim University, Saudi Arabia

Original language: English

Copyright © 2018 ISSR Journals. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


The role of fashion in history, is not just confined to the study of dress and costume, but encompasses design and innovation, taste and zeitgeist, treats as its subjects both people and objects, and crosses over into related disciplines such as the history of art, social and cultural conditions, political events and technology. Throughout the 20th century cross-cultural and historical influences exerted a profound impact upon fashion design. This study explores the decades of the 20th century- every decade had its own personality, which was formed by both the people and the events that dominated it-through explaining how fashion has reflected the social, political, economic, and technological changes, discussing major changes in the fashion industry, describing fashion trends, and naming the major designers and Illustrators of the past 100 years. This study aims to design a specialist website of 20th century fashion, which including as much relevant information about the century fashion as possible and is documented with scientific references. It could be a trusted source for fashion designers, and anyone interested in fashion history. In order to build a specialist website of 20th century fashion within the domain of usefulness and reliability, many aspects taking into account, such as: information quantity and quality, information sources, evidences, facts, explanation, variety in issues, ease in use the website and adding the author contact.

Author Keywords: history of fashion, 20th century fashion decades, 20th century fashion designers website for fashion, haute couture.

How to Cite this Article

Olfat Shawki Mohamed Mansour, “Historical research of Twentieth century fashion through designing a specialist website,” International Journal of Innovation and Applied Studies, vol. 24, no. 1, pp. 311–329, August 2018.