Major Research Project

Zent Keymole

Fashion & Function: Exploring Gender in Footwear Design

Abstract This creative major research project challenges the concept of functionality as a masculine prerogative and its naturalized association to men’s fashion contained within a North American...
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Yeon Jang

Futurismo Now

Abstract  Futurismo Now is a conceptual menswear collection using Giacomo Balla’s “The Futurist Manifesto of Men’s Clothing” as the main design framework. This research dissects aspects of hegemonic...
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Myriam Couturier

Professional Glamour and Feminine Mystique: Barbara Moon's Style in Words and Wardrobe

Abstract  ‘Glamour’ is a term usually reserved to describe celebrities and fashion personalities. This research project proposes that glamour can also be performed by highly skilled professional...
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Maggie Jonk

Binomia

Abstract Expressing the tension of the binomial sum of fashion and art, and utilizing in conjunction the thoughts of Durkheim and his ‘social facts’ and Baudrillard’s ideas on value within objects,...
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Keva Legault

FashionAble: Styling The Unique Body

Abstract Over the past decade, there has been a steady increase in the use of diverse models in fashion media ranging from plus size models to older and ethically diverse models. People with...
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Jasmine Gong

Fashion Sustainability, Versatility and Longevity: Transformable Fashion

Abstract Due to the advancement of technology, fashion styles become increasingly democratized and proliferated. Many consumers are contented with the up-to-dated styles, abundant choices, and...
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Cassandra Tino

The Beat of Change – Fashioned by the Peacock Revolution

Abstract The development of British menswear during the first phase of the Peacock Revolution from 1960 to 1965 demonstrated a significant visual change in the representation of masculinity....
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