Council of Latin American Designers
- Initiated in 1999 by the Venezuelan-born designer Carolina Herrera, this council brings together designers of note of Latin American decent.
Historical Dictionary of the Fashion Industry. Francesca Sterlacci and Joanne Arbuckle.
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Latin American art — Introduction artistic traditions that developed in Mesoamerica, Central America, and South America after contact with the Spanish and Portuguese beginning in 1492 and 1500, respectively, and continuing to the present. This article… … Universalium
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Chronology — 50,000 BCE The first prehistoric human, Cro Magnon man, learned to survive in cold climates by fashioning clothing out of animal skins, tree bark, and foliage. Paleolithic cave paintings such as those found in Lascaux, France, indicate that early … Historical Dictionary of the Fashion Industry
History — While, without a doubt, early peoples fashioned and decorated clothing out of animal skins and, later, cloth, we know very little about what actually drove their fashion sense. After the Dark Ages (400 900 CE), however, a multitude of historical… … Historical Dictionary of the Fashion Industry
De la Renta, Oscar — (1932 ) Born in the Dominican Republic, de la Renta studied in Madrid and began his fashion career sketching for Cristobal Balenciaga. He founded his own company in New York in 1967 and received worldwide recognition. In 1993, de la Renta was… … Historical Dictionary of the Fashion Industry
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