Five Female Fashion Designers That Left a Trace On the Fashion World
We wanted to remember world wide known 5 female fashion designers that inspired us with their rebellion and world view against patriarchal system in the fashion sector and built their own empire.</p>
Gabrielle Bonheur 'Coco' Chanel is the single female fashion designer within the 100 most important people in the 20th century with her non-compromising and rebellious attitude with her principles, revolutionizing the womens fashion sector. 'Coco', which made revolutionary designs by breaking traditions, got rid of corsets in the 1920s and became the pioneer of the fashion trend that shows simplicity as the key to elegance. In 1926; The so-called 'little black dress' phenomenon has signed a piece. Coco Chanel dressed not only women but also Turkish soldiers. In the 1930s, Atatürk had the uniforms of the Turkish Armed Forces designed for Coco Chanel. Until the 1980s, the Turkish Army wore uniforms signed by Coco Chanel.
Elsa Luisa Maria Schiaparelli is one of the most creative designers of her time. In the 1930s, she managed to immortalize his name by bringing a different and bold breath to the fashion world. Elsa Schiaparelli, who was born in 1890 as the daughter of an aristocratic family, was too naughty and lazy to fit the aristocratic family. Elsa, however, was a child with unusual thoughts and an interest in reading and writing from an early age. So much so that Elsa started her philosophy education at the University of Rome at the age of nine and published her first book two years later. However, this book did not make his family happy. They thought that Elsa's literacy time was over and now it was time to get married. Elsa, after her family decided to marry her, fled her family and started babysitting to England. Her marriage ended when she married Kerlor, whom she met at a conference while she was fleeing, and was abandoned while she was pregnant. However, the meeting of her daughter's doctor with her husband changed the life of Elsa Schiaparelli. It is no longer possible to keep herin the environment she has acquired thanks to his doctor's wife.
One of the first designs that came out of the workshop he opened in 1927 was illusory sweaters. His first design was published by the French Vogue under the title of 'an artistic masterpiece' of the year. When Elsa Schiaparelli's fame reached Europe from America, she suddenly became one of the favorite names in Hollywood. His designs were used in more than thirty Hollywood films such as 'Moulin Rouge', 'Everyday’s a Holiday'. Elsa Schiaparelli continued to be the first in the fashion world. Some of them are open back swimsuits, skirt-look shorts, invisible bras, and transparent zippered raincoats.
Madaleine Vionnet is one of the revolutionary spirited women of the fashion world, known as the architect of fashion. Vionnet Modaevi, which was founded in Paris in 1912, is a fashion house that broke new grounds. Vionnet drapes; It is the place where Hellenistic dresses, which we still enjoy wearing, are designed where silk and crepes freed from corsets, cups and contours flow. Madaleine Vionnet designed such comfortable and stylish clothes for women at that time that her forms and designs can still be used today.
Madaleine Vionnet did not only revolutionize its designs, but also broke new grounds by taking steps to save it from the restrictions imposed by women. At times when there are no laws to increase the health and welfare of the employees; Instead of the stools used by sewing women working in his workshop, he had armchairs and armchairs with backrests, he set up a nursery for his children, appointed a doctor who was constantly present in his workshop and started the paid leave period.
Mary Quant is one of the fashion icons that determine the trends of her time and future. We know Mary Quant, which will be designed in the 60s, with the design you choose the name 'mini skirt'. It took a lot of courage to wear a short skirt for that period. So much so that; Stores with mini skirts in their showcases were stoned. This situation; to be seen as a chain trying to hit the freedom of assessment. The mini skirt would now be made out of an outfit. Mary Quant broke new ground with plastic boots, raincoat and hipster trousers designs.
Amelia Bloo, the last name on our list, is not actually a designer, but one of the women who took revolutionary steps in women's social status and made strides far beyond the period of women's clothing. Amelia Bloomer, who is the owner of a local women's magazine named Lily, published this model and drawings in the magazine of a cozy and corsetless dress with a belt at the waist, with a wide waist and corset, with a belt around her knee that she came to visit. It helped spread the dress among women. In fact, 'baggy' was used extensively in the Ottoman lands in the same years. Salwar was a great comfort for women who were in life with their labor, riding horses and working in the field. In fact, for the first time, a woman wore trousers on the Ottoman lands.
And let's finish our article with the words of Amelia Bloomer. Woman's outfit must match her wishes and needs. While contributing to the beauty and show off of the person, it should also be appropriate in terms of health, comfort and usefulness, and keep aesthetics in the foreground.