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Victor Costa

Description: Short documentary on fashion designer Victor Costa. Created on the occasion of Mr. Costa receiving the Legend's Award of the University of Houston's College of Technology in November 2015, the video includes archival still and motion images, interviews with Victor Costa, Robert Sakowitz, Roz Pactor, and Jerry Ann Woodfin Costa. Discusses his early life in Houston, education, and work as a fashion designer. Footage includes early interviews and fashion shows.
Date: 2015
Duration: 4 minutes 32 seconds
Creator: Malosky, Lisa & Friedell, Don
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Coat and cape

Description: A) Coat of black wool/cashmere blend. Single breasted, large notched lapels, in the car/pant/suburban style. B) Decorative overlay is made of bright red cotton/polyester blend. Coat sleeves fit in supportive arm holes that are connected by support structure fabric across the back of shoulders. Long ribbons connect to armseye and support layers and flow down past length of coat. Flowers of the same material but variations in color are attached to ribbons. Red overlay should be tied close so that most of the coat is covered. Designer's label: "Comme des Garçons"
Date: Spring 2015
Creator: Kawakubo, Rei, 1942-
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Evening suit

Description: Evening pantsuit of pink polyester blend. A) Jacket. Single breasted with pink rayon embroidered opening in floral design. Long suit sleeves. Lace modesty piece snaps into jacket at décolleté. Hidden closure of large covered snaps. Lined in pink polyester; shoulder pads. B) Pants. Slightly flared. Fly closure; 1.75" waistband. Side continental pockets. Lined in pink polyester.
Date: 2015
Creator: Nipon, Albert
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design


Description: Ensemble of red wool/cashmere blend with alençon lace. A) Dress. Knee-length; 3/4 length sleeves. High, rounded neckline. Princess seams. Neckline and sleeves trimmed with red alençon lace, red braid and enhanced with red silk organza leaves. Center back zipper with hook & eye; 6-1/2" split at center back seam hemline. Lined in red silk. Designer's label at center back neckline: "Coutures by Laura" B) Coat of matching fabric. Knee-length, rounded neckline. Center front opening, wrist-length sleeves. Princess seaming. Faux pockets with flaps at hips. Wide bands of red Alençon and trim matching dress along opening, around forearms and down sides of tail on back of coat. Designer's label at center back neckline: "Coutures by Laura" C) Garment bag for dress and coat in rose douppioni trimmed in jacquard. Wide, ivory satin bow at top of center front zipper. Front monogrammed in red at left shoulder with "cAp" and the inauguration date of "January 20, 2015". Back embroidered in red: "Coutures / by / Laura". Lined in jacquard matching trim.
Date: January 2015
Creator: Gonzalez, Laura T.
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design


Description: Tunic-style dress of orange polyester crepe with black net design and digitally printed sports-themed figurative panel down center front. Full length, sleeveless. Crew neckline and armseyes in black with three light blue stripes. Drawstring of light blue cord across back below bustline; ties at sides. Deep side slits from hips to hemline. Designer's label: "Mary Katrantzou" Content/care tags at left side seam.
Date: 2015
Creator: Katrantzou, Mary
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
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