Genealogy Projects tagged with fashion on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Models

    A model (from Middle French modèle//aew),is a person who is employed to promote, display, or advertise commercial products (notably fashion clothing) or to serve as a visual object for people who are creating works of art. Modelling ("modeling" in American English) is considered to be different from other types of public performance, such as an acting, dancing or being a mime artist. T...

  • Fashion industry people

    Fashion industry people are people who work in the clothing and accessories design industry, including designers, models, fashion photographers and journalists. The fashion industry is a product of the modern age. Prior to the mid-19th century, most clothing was custom made. It was handmade for individuals, either as home production or on order from dressmakers and tailors. By the beginning o...

  • Cordwainers AKA Shoemakers, but not Cobblers

    Please add your shoemaking ancestor profiles: must be set to public. Project collaborators, please feel free to update the project page, add resources, documents, and images ... and invite more collaborators. What is a Cordwainer? from The Honorable Cordwainer's Company An Ancient Calling The term "cordwainer" is an Anglicization of the French word cordonnier, which means shoemaker, int...

  • Fashion Icons & Designers

    Fashion is a general term for a currently popular style or practice, especially in clothing, foot wear or accessories. The focus of this project are notable fashion designers, includes designers of haute couture and ready to wear, and the fashion icons. DESIGNERS Coco Chanel Giorgio Armani Ralph Lauren FASHION ICONS Katharine Hepburn Jackie Kennedy Onassis Jennifer Lopez ...

  • Couture

    Overview Christian Dior once wrote "Fashion is one of the last repositories of the marvelous. The maintenance of the tradition of fashion is in the nature of an act of faith; the outward sign of an ancient civilization that intends to survive." Man, woman and child, the need to cover our bodies is as old as the Garden of Eden. We clothe ourselves for protection from the elements. We...

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