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  1. Betsey Johnson By Haley Knight

  2. Betsey’s Life • 1942-Born in CT • 1964-Graduated from Syracuse • 1964-Mademoiselle Magazine • 1964-Designed for Paraphernalia • 1969-Opened own boutique • 1978-Began own label • 1998-Expanded internationally

  3. The U.S. in the 70’s • Energy crisis • Increasing unemployment • World recession • Civil rights • Gay liberation • Women’s movements • Future of environment

  4. Fashion in the 70’s • “Anything Goes” attitude • Radical chic to punk • Reaction to convention • Dress = system of signs

  5. Significance • Bodysuits • Leotards • hot pants • Stylish windbreakers & sweatshirts • Extravagant disco wear • Over-the-top looks • Sexy silhouettes • Fabulous fit • Whimsical detail

  6. Her Looks

  7. “Making clothes involves what I like…color, pattern, shape and movement…I like the everyday process…the people, the pressure, the surprise of seeing the work come alive walking and dancing around on strangers. Like red lipstick on the mouth, my products wake up and brighten and bring the wearer to life…drawing attention to her beauty and specialness…her moods and movements…her dreams and fantasies.”-Betsey Johnson

  8. Inspiration • Dance classes as a child • Bright colors • Wild Patterns • Unique Shapes • Clothing with Movement

  9. Accomplishments • 1972: COTY Award • 1990: Timeless Talent Award • 2002: Fashion Walk of Fame • 2005: 2 Lifetime Achievement Awards • 2007: Designer of the year-FABB

  10. References • Herald, Jacqueline. (1992). Fashions of a decade: the 1970’s. New York: Facts on File. • Unknown. (Unknown). Biography. October 1, 2008, http://www.betseyjohnson.com/bio.html • Unknown. (Unknown). Biography: Betsey Johnson. October 1, 2008, http://www.answers.com/topic/betsey- johnson • West, M. (June 2008). Designer profile: Betsey Johnson. October 1, 2008, http://american- fashiondesigners.suite101.com/article.cfm/designe r_profile_betsey_johnson