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Burberry Brit

Fig. 1 - Mario Testino (Peruvian, 1954-). Burberry Brit, Autumn 2009. Source: Pinterest


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Historical Context

Wikipedia: 2000-2009

Political map of the world, April 2007. Source: Library of Congress

  • 2003 – The first season of reality contest America’s Next Top Model premieres on US television.
  • 2004 – The group Designers Against Aids is launched to promote awareness of the disease. Designer Marc Jacobs and clothes store H&M go on to collaborate with the charity.
  • 2005 – The Istanbul Cevahir Shopping Centre opens. It is the largest mall in Europe, and the sixth largest in the world.
  • 2008 – First Lady Michelle Obama wears a dress by Jason Wu at the inaugural ball for President Barack Obama.

Primary/Period Sources

Resources for Fashion History Research

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Periodicals (Digitized)
The Harper’s Bazaar Archive (Subscription Required), n.d. https://www.proquest.com/products-services/Harpers-Bazaar-Archive.html.
Vogue Archive (Subscription Required), n.d. https://login.voguearchive.com.

Secondary Sources

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Cole, Daniel James, and Nancy Deihl. The History of Modern Fashion from 1850. London: Laurence King Publishing, 2015. http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/900012311.
Jones, Terry, ed. 100 Contemporary Fashion Designers. New edition. Köln: Taschen, 2013. http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/963894380.
Mendes, Valerie D., and Amy De La Haye. Fashion since 1900. 2nd ed. World of Art. London: Thames & Hudson, 2010. http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/751457342.
Piazza, Arianna, ed. Fashion 150: 150 Years, 150 Designers. London: Laurence King Publishing, 2016. http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/961459695.
Seeling, Charlotte. Fashion: 150 Years: Couturiers, Designers, Labels. Köln: H. f. Ullmann, 2014. http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/941175921.