I’ve finally completed a passable homepage, but I realized that I have one major dilemma. The “Fashion Trends” link is supposed to lead to a bunch of links representing each decade. On the other pages, I can use a drop down menu because all of the links will be lined up along one side. However, […]
While searching for a photo to use for my homepage, I came across a great article that explains the concept and purpose of haute couture: http://thedaytimes.com/2010/07/haute-couture-making-a-loss-is-the-height-of-fashion/.
Here’s a sample main page design. I need to choose a background image that makes the links more visible at the bottom. Here’s an idea for a secondary page. I would add more text or graphics to the page, but right now, I’m just experimenting with putting the title and links on the side.
Webs.com is a site that allows you to build a free website. It contains a number of applications that you can use to enhance your site. One of them is a blogging app. I like that you can set up the sidebar to display categories and recent blog entries. I also like the search box […]
I found a few more sites on the history of fashion: http://www.randomhistory.com/1-50/003clothing.html http://www.pbs.org/newshour/infocus/fashion/whatisfashion.html http://www.helium.com/items/1366060-fashion-trends-through-time http://www.helium.com/items/145448-a-brief-history-of-fashion-trends http://www.englandattraction.com/1970s-fashion.html Fashion-era.com is my major resource, but it’s a British site, and it makes more sense for me to focus on fashion in the United States.
I went to the MFA today and looked at Avedon: Fashion 1944-2000 and Scaasi: An American Couturier for inspiration. I feel like the two exhibits demonstrate the difference between fashion and art. The Scaasi exhibit had beautiful clothes, but they didn’t challenge and inspire the way that the Avedon photographs do. I love this display […]
I have just gotten a new idea for my site design. I like how the homepage of Glo looks like a magazine cover. Since I wanted my site to have a glossy fashion mag feel, I think I want to use this idea and have the links to the different pages look like article headlines. I […]
October is Fashion Month at the Museum of Fine Arts. This means very good things for my project. I’m going to try to get there this weekend to see “Avedon Fashion 1944-2000” and “Scaasi: American Couturier” for research purposes. I really wish I could’ve participated in the five-week course “The Look: Fashion, Photography, and Film,” […]
I’m not sure if I can actually find enough information on the history of fashion in Boston. Out of the major fashion-related subheadings that I’ve been exploring, I may just choose the one for which I find the most resources. My topic will be an exploration of fashion, focusing on its impact on history and culture. I […]
As I mentioned in last week’s class, I would like to create a site about fashion, but I have a few different veins that I am interested in following. I’ve been trying to figure out how to narrow my scope. Yesterday, I heard a friend asking if Boston really has a legitimate fashion scene. Having worked […]