An outlook of the fashion industry through fashion history

Yüksel Filiz Ş.

World Conference on Design, Arts and Education (DAE), Antalya, Turkey, 1 - 04 May 2012, vol.51, pp.1016-1021 identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
  • Volume: 51
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.sbspro.2012.08.280
  • City: Antalya
  • Country: Turkey
  • Page Numbers: pp.1016-1021
  • Istanbul Technical University Affiliated: Yes


In this presentation, survival theories and visuals of the Kaunake garments which have historic roots in Sumerian Civiliz around 2500 BC to present in the eye of fashionable textile have been presented. For most people; FASHION is the important word and part of our life, the way of our living in a fast changing world. Fashion changes very fast and affects peo life accordingly. We could see the cycle of fashion history from past to present eventually. Today we can call them in categ such as "70's fashion", "60' s", "50's look", ext.. What are the affections? How we refer it as a specific style era? Ho changes our visual culture? But there is especially one and very special garment that always takes place in every era of fas history, because its interest to human being whereas meaning is not the same anymore. It used to be the most basic human in ancient times still survives and today visually repeats itself in many different styles and made of in differentt materials and furs. Most of the fashion designers used as an inspiration, Kaunakes still encountered in different forms today, though the fashion concept has changed through the fashion history. (C) 2012 Published by Elsevier Ltd. Selection and/or peer review under responsibility of Prof. Ayse Cakir Ilhan