Fashion Systems: Lec

Parsons Paris: Parsons Paris

Liberal Arts
Graduate Course
Majors Only
Fashion Systems: Lec
Fall 2023
Taught By: Morna Laing
Section: PC1

CRN: 15556

Credits: 0

This course provides students with the theoretical tools and historical knowledge for analyzing and understanding the systems of fashion from both a political and geographical perspective. Focusing on growth, constant changes and transitions of the fashion industry, the course introduces central theoretical perspectives around the following themes/concepts: • The origins, development and transition of the global fashion industry since the 18th century to the present • Fashion as a system and/or field • The relationship between production, distribution and consumption of fashion • The role of cultural intermediaries in the fashion industry • National identity and the concept of fashion cities, centres and worlds • The creation of trade organizations and markets • ‘Spatialities’ of the fashion industry • Aesthetic labour • Slow vs Fast fashion and Local vs Global.

College: Parsons Paris (CP)

Department: Parsons Paris (PPAR)

Campus: Paris (PC)

Course Format: Lecture (L)

Modality: In-Person

Max Enrollment: 24

Add/Drop Deadline: September 11, 2023 (Monday)

Online Withdrawal Deadline: November 19, 2023 (Sunday)

Seats Available: Yes

Status: Closed*

* Status information is updated every few minutes. The status of this course may have changed since the last update. Open seats may have restrictions that will prevent some students from registering. Updated: 12:24pm EST 2/29/2024

Meeting Info:
Days: Tuesday
Times: 12:30pm - 1:50pm
Building: Parsons Paris
Room: 201
Date Range: 8/29/2023 - 12/12/2023