• Technology and creativity: fashion design in the 21st century 

    Ruppert-Stroescu, Mary (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2009)
    Creatively harnessing the zeitgeist, or spirit of the times, and translating its inspiration into unique, timely, and marketable fashions has been the key to survival of apparel companies since the early 20th century. ...
  • Waterproof dress: an exploration of development and design from 1880 through 1895 

    Shephard, Arlesa J. (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2009)
    Waterproof dress had an important role in the late nineteenth century. Heretofore little research has been done to examine the development and design of this apparel sector. The three types of waterproofing techniques used ...