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Claude Montana: Fashion Radical

Claude Montana: Fashion Radical - Cool Hunting This designer had set a trend that many women loved-the board shoulder pads, aggressive tailoring and bold use of colors.

André Courrèges: Space Age Couturier

André Courrèges, 1969. Valerie Steele, director and chief curator of The Museum at the FIT said, “In the 1960s, the French had no youth culture the way the English and Americans did — no Beatles, no Rolling Stones. Confronted with London Youthquake fashions, the French couture was frozen. Then Courrèges used the idea of futurism as a metaphor for youth — all his moon girl outfits, silver trousers, etc. That was really pivotal. // WWD