DiscoverEnglish Learning for Curious Minds#274 | The Rise of The Great Fashion Houses
#274 | The Rise of The Great Fashion Houses

#274 | The Rise of The Great Fashion Houses

Update: 2022-06-239
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The 20th century saw the creation of world-famous luxury fashion houses.


In this episode, we'll explore the stories of Chanel, Dior, Gucci and Versace, and look at how they changed what we wear.





  • The first fashion designer: Charles Frederick Worth

  • The concept of "off the peg" clothes

  • Coco Chanel

  • Chanel & The Duke of Westminster

  • The founding of Gucci

  • The role of sanctions on Italy

  • The later life of the Gucci family

  • Christian Dior - designing in post-war Paris

  • "This is a new look"

  • Gianni Versace

  • Versace's approach to using celebrities

  • "Quality is remembered long after the price is forgotten" - Aldo Gucci



Full transcript, subtitles and key vocabulary available on the website: https://www.leonardoenglish.com/podcasts/rise-great-fashion-houses

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#274 | The Rise of The Great Fashion Houses

#274 | The Rise of The Great Fashion Houses

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