FASHIONPEDIA
Fashionpedia - The Visual Dictionary Of Fashion Design

Fashionpedia - The Visual Dictionary Of Fashion Design

FASHIONPEDIA is a visual fashion dictionary covering all the technical terms from style to material to production with illustrations and infographics. It encompasses rich, extensive information and yet is easy to read. Whether you are an industry insider or a fashion connoisseur, FASHIONPEDIA is all you will ever need to navigate the fashion scene.


Don Juan. Lord Byron’s Haidée. English Romanticism, the black romance.

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Haidée

Don Juan. Lord Byron’s Haidée.

English Romanticism, the black romance.

Lord Byron

Don Juan.

“Haidée,
The greatest heiress of the Eastern isles;
So very beautiful was she,
Her dowry was as nothing to her smiles:
Still in her teens, and like a lovely tree
So grew to womanhood.

* * * * * *

Round her she made an atmosphere of life,
The very air seemed lighter from her eyes,
They were so soft, and beautiful, and rife
With all we can imagine of the skies.”

Byron’s Don Juan.

Black romance,  Lord Byron, Don Juan, Haidée, Romanticism.
Haidée
Black, romance, Lord Byron, Don Juan, Haidée, Romanticism
Haidée.

Source: Character sketches of romance, fiction and the drama by Rev. Ebenezer Cobham Brewer, 1892. A revised American edition of the readers handbook. Edited by Marion Harland.

Short about Lord Byron.

George Gordon Noel Byron, 6th Baron Byron (1788-1824), known as Lord Byron, was an English poet. He was the father of Ada Lovelace and is also known as an important participant in the freedom struggle of the Greeks. Ada Lovelace was a British mathematician. For a never finished mechanical computer, the analytical engine, she wrote the first program. For this reason, she is considered as the first computer programmer in the world, even before the first male counterparts. The Ada programming language and the Lovelace Medal was named after her.


Lord Byron works are associated with the English late Romanticism, the so-called black romance or romance negatives. Byron created with the protagonists of his literary works an archetypal figure: the “Byronic hero”. The “Byronic hero” is an outsider and a rebel, which did not concern about social change, but the satisfaction of personal needs.

Note:  Costume at Lerici, Italy. Percy Bysshe Shelley's last home.

A great influence exercised Lord Byron on the young Friedrich Nietzsche. He was in correspondence with Goethe, who gave him a posthumous monument with the figure of Euphorion in Faust II. Heinrich Heine dedicated a poem to Byron, Edgar Allan Poe portrayed him in his first narrative The appointment.


Support and Seduction: The History of Corsets and Bras (Abradale Books) by Beatrice Fontanel.

Thoughout the ages, women's breasts have been subjected to the endless whims of fashion.

The Age of Undress by Amelia Rauser.

Dress in the Age of Jane Austen by Hilary Davidson.

Jane Austen at Home by Lucy Worsley 


From the ancient Greeks to Mae West and Madonna, this light-hearted book charts the changing shapes of female beauty. The elegant and amusing images - including fashion drawings, paintings, photographs, and film stills - illustrate the often surprising history of the garments women have worn for support - and seduction.


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Auguste Racinet. The Costume History by Françoise Tétart-Vittu.

Racinet's Costume History is an invaluable reference for students, designers, artists, illustrators, and historians; and a rich source of inspiration for anyone with an interest in clothing and style. Originally published in France between 1876 and 1888, Auguste Racinet’s Le Costume historique was in its day the most wide-ranging and incisive study of clothing ever attempted.

Covering the world history of costume, dress, and style from antiquity through to the end of the 19th century, the six volume work remains completely unique in its scope and detail. “Some books just scream out to be bought; this is one of them.” ― Vogue.com

The Fabric of Civilization: How Textiles Made the World Paperback – December 7, 2021
by Virginia Postrel (Author)

From Neanderthal string to 3D knitting, an “expansive” global history that highlights “how textiles truly changed the world” (Wall Street Journal)


FASHIONPEDIA
Fashionpedia - The Visual Dictionary Of Fashion Design

Fashionpedia - The Visual Dictionary Of Fashion Design

FASHIONPEDIA is a visual fashion dictionary covering all the technical terms from style to material to production with illustrations and infographics. It encompasses rich, extensive information and yet is easy to read. Whether you are an industry insider or a fashion connoisseur, FASHIONPEDIA is all you will ever need to navigate the fashion scene.


Textilepedia. The Complete Fabric Guide.

The Textile Manual is an encyclopaedia of textile information, from material to yarn, from fabric structure to the finishing process. Encompassing practical tips for a range of textiles and detailed visuals, this ultra-accessible manual is the perfect companion for fashion aficionados and aspiring fashion designers.


The Age of Undress by Amelia Rauser.

Dress in the Age of Jane Austen by Hilary Davidson.

Jane Austen at Home by Lucy Worsley 


Literature

Couture: then and now Clothes define people. A person's clothing, whether it's a sari, kimono, or business suit, is an essential key to his or her culture, class, personality, or even religion. The Kyoto Costume Institute recognizes the importance of understanding clothing sociologically, historically, and artistically.