Course description: A survey of fashion history, from the end of the 19th century to the present, offering an overview of the many influences that have affected the development of clothing. Studies the effect of an historical period on the clothing of the time through analysis of its economics, politics, religion and culture. Issues affecting the industry are explored through readings, videos and discussions, and links to local industry are made through field trips and guest speakers.

For the final research paper Alexandria had to pick a designer of her choosing and do some research in which she touched on Kansai Yamamoto and his major contribution(s) to fashion, his creative techniques, how his work stood out in history and much more. She then had to present it in a powerpoint.