Dior to disco: Second wave feminism and fashion

dc.contributor.author McElvain, Jean
dc.contributor.author Sklar, Monica
dc.contributor.author Harpham, Madeline
dc.date 2018-10-19T13:26:45.000
dc.date.accessioned 2020-06-30T05:41:07Z
dc.date.available 2020-06-30T05:41:07Z
dc.date.issued 2017-01-01
dc.description.abstract <p>This research strives to identify ways in which second wave feminism triggered lasting change in fashionable dress, and to distinguish these instances of significant change from the natural ebb and flow of the fashion cycle. Second wave feminism was part of mainstream culture with widely known authors. This research uses these texts and analyses of these writings to better understand the social context of this time span and how the fashion system worked during it. Additionally, an assessment of fashionable dress between the years of 1950 and 1979 is created through a content analysis of Vogue magazines. Findings indicate that some silhouettes reflecting the era's messaging, such as lack of foundation garments, were part of a fashion cycle, which may have created different structures upon women. However, other garments, including pants did not grab hold in culture until feminism solidified a lasting path for women with contemporary functionality.</p>
dc.identifier archive/lib.dr.iastate.edu/itaa_proceedings/2017/presentations/60/
dc.identifier.articleid 2267
dc.identifier.contextkey 11664951
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dc.identifier.submissionpath itaa_proceedings/2017/presentations/60
dc.identifier.uri https://dr.lib.iastate.edu/handle/20.500.12876/51891
dc.relation.ispartofseries International Textile and Apparel Association (ITAA) Annual Conference Proceedings
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dc.subject.disciplines Fashion Business
dc.subject.disciplines Fashion Design
dc.subject.disciplines Fiber, Textile, and Weaving Arts
dc.title Dior to disco: Second wave feminism and fashion
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