Ingrid Loschek

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Ingrid Loschek (born February 9, 1950 in Vienna , † March 5, 2010 in Munich ) was an Austrian university professor and specialist in the history of fashion .


Ingrid Loschek studied theater studies and costume history in Vienna and Manchester , received her doctorate in Vienna in 1973 and lived in Munich.

From 1995 she taught fashion history and theory at the University of Design, Technology and Economics in Pforzheim . As a visiting scholar, she lectured at Harvard University in 1995/96 and at Japan Women's University, Tokyo , in 2004 in connection with a research project on Women's Emancipation from 1850s to 1990s communicated by fashion . In 2004 she led a fashion workshop in Hanoi and Saigon on the occasion of the Performing Art Festival of the ASEM V summit conference. In 2005 she lectured as a visiting professor at Helwan University in Cairo and in El-Mansura, Egypt.

In 1998 she received the European Fashion Initiative Prize from the European Economic Community for the Promotion of Culture.

Research and Teaching

Ingrid Loschek dealt with past, present and future fashion. Her interdisciplinary research extended to sociological and ethnological components of fashion, to innovation theories in fashion and to the interaction between fashion and art.

Publications (selection)

  • When is fashion? Structures, strategies and innovations. Reimer, Berlin 2007, ISBN 978-3-496-01374-7 .
  • Authentically copied - fashion from the 20th century. In: Journal of the Society for Historical Arms and Costume Studies. Vol. 45, No. 1, 2003, ISSN  0042-9945 , pp. 67-76.
  • Fashion of the Century. Chronicle of fashion from 1900 to today. Battenberg, Augsburg 2001, ISBN 3-89441-441-3 .
  • with Beate Schmid (ed.): Classic of fashion. The success story of legendary clothing and accessories. Battenberg, Augsburg 1999, ISBN 3-89441-380-8 .
  • The fashion designers. A lexicon from Armani to Yamamoto (= Beck's series. 1249). Beck, Munich 1998, ISBN 3-406-42049-4 (Several editions, later as: Modedesigner. A lexicon from Armani to Yamamoto (= Beck'sche series. 1249). 2nd, expanded edition. Beck, Munich 2002, ISBN 3-406-47642-2 ).
  • Fashion and Architecture in the Second Half of the 20th Century - A Stylistic Comparison. In: Journal of the Society for Historical Arms and Costume Studies. Vol. 40, No. 1/2, 1998, pp. 17-32.
  • Accessories. Symbolism and history. Bruckmann, Munich 1993, ISBN 3-7654-2629-6 .
  • Fashion. Seduction and necessity. Structure and strategy of the appearance changes. Bruckmann, Munich 1991, ISBN 3-7654-2428-5 .
  • Reclams fashion and costume lexicon. Reclam, Stuttgart 1987, ISBN 3-15-010343-6 (several editions).
  • Fashion in the 20th century. A cultural history of our time. Bruckmann, Munich 1978, ISBN 3-7654-1726-2 (several editions).
  • as editor: Max von Boehn : Die Mode. Modifications made by Ingrid Loschek. 2 volumes. Bruckmann, Munich 1976, (several editions);
  • Development towards naturalism on the English speaking stage with regard to contemporary drama. A contribution to 19th century English theater history. Vienna 1973, OCLC 894761604 (Vienna, University, dissertation, 1973).

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