Cool Course—Design and Development: Couture/Culture

July 05, 2024

For many, the fashion world is synonymous with venerable spectacles such as Fashion Week, the Met Gala, and the pages of Vogue. But in recent years, journalists and cultural commentators have broadened conversations about the industry to include questions about sustainability, labor, and gender inequality. For more than a decade, an undergraduate Global Liberal Studies and College of Arts and Science course, “Couture/Culture: Fashion and Globalization,” has taken that kind of multi-faceted approach to examine larger issues through fashion.

For many, the fashion world is synonymous with venerable spectacles such as Fashion Week, the Met Gala, and the pages of Vogue. But in recent years, journalists and cultural commentators have broadened conversations about the industry to include questions about  sustainability, labor, and gender inequality.

For more than a decade, an undergraduate Global Liberal Studies and College of Arts and Science course, “Couture/Culture: Fashion and Globalization,” has taken that kind of multi-faceted approach to examine larger issues through fashion.

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