History of Bridal Fashion
Learn the history of costume design with an emphasis on wedding dress styles, fabrics, and fashion.
ABOUT THE COURSE
This course is offered as part of the Certified Master Wedding & Event Planning program.
The History of Bridal Fashion highlights particular and varying status of costume with an emphasis on wedding dress practices and customs from the ancient world to the 21st century in the Western world.
This course offers in-depth, historical knowledge about weddings gowns and wedding cultures from around the world. This will give your bridal clients a deeper and more purposeful understanding of the meaning behind the gowns they choose for their wedding day.
Become a Bridal Fashion Expert!
Elizabeth Galindo PhD is a couture and Costume designer who is a member of the Costume Designer’s Guild Local 892. She is also a costume and production design researcher working with directors such as David Fincher, Terrence Malick and Paul Thomas Anderson. Galindo earned a Bachelors of Science from the University of Southern California. Galindo earned a Masters Fine Arts and a PhD in Performance Studies with an emphasis in Film and Fashion at the University of California, Davis. Galindo’s dissertation is titled “The Interaction of ‘Originary Practices’ and Costume Design in the Development of Historical Film Genre in 21st Century Hollywood Cinema.”
- Instructor Led 1:1 Video Conferencing
- Learn at your own pace
- Average 8 Weeks Duration
- Online & In-Person Formats
- Average time commitment is 3-5 hours per week
or 12 payments of $75/mo.
Online curriculum access
Full instructor support
Personal letter of recommendation (upon completion of the program.)
Student tools & resources
Special events & internships opportunities (both local and abroad)
Student Community Membership:
*All students receive access to the student community through their Student Community Membership. This membership includes:
Live (online) class discussions
Live broadcast workshops
On-demand video library of various industry topics taught by industry experts
Access to seasoned and active professionals currently working in the field of professional event planning
Private facebook group
Exclusive internship opportunities
Discounts on future courses
Career center/Job board
Q: How will the History of Bridal Fashion course make me a better wedding & event planner?
Q: What cultures do we learn about?
Q: What are Elizabeth Galindo’s credentials and experience?
Elizabeth Galindo even has a star on the “Hollywood Walk of Fame” for her contributions to the world of Fashion and Film.