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Fashion History

Main Core Tie

Fashion Design Studio
Strand 1 Standard 3

Time Frame

1 class periods of 45 minutes each


Esther Larson


The students will view a PowerPoint presentation on fashion history and take notes on what they learn. They will then pick a fashion era and prepare a presentation on that era.



Instructional Procedures

Today's fashion is influenced by the fashions of the past.

The PowerPoint presentation will take up to 20 minutes, depending on how much time is spent in each era.
1. Students need to take brief notes on the notetaker worksheet.

2. After the PowerPoint presentation, discuss how today's clothing has been influenced by clothing of previous eras.

3. The students will be assigned to get into groups and pick a specific era to research and then prepare a 5-minute presentation.

4. The rest of class is spent on choosing eras and preparing for presentations.


The World of Fashion by Jay Diamond and Ellen Diamond

Created: 01/21/2004
Updated: 02/05/2018