Final Practice Test - 20th Century Designers

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  • 1. 
    The designer given credit for bringing the Chanel brand into the present.
    • A. 

      John Galliano

    • B. 

      Vera Wang

    • C. 

      Karl Lagerfeld

    • D. 

      Ralph Lauren

  • 2. 
    The creator of the "American Look" who is also responsible for the "baby dress" which normally includes a high waistline and spaghetti drawstring neckline.
    • A. 

      Claire McCardell

    • B. 

      Ralph Lauren

    • C. 

      Betsey Johnson

    • D. 

      Tom Ford

  • 3. 
    The fashion designer who created costumes for the Woody Allen film, Annie Hall, which popularized a major fashion trend of women wearing menswear.
    • A. 

      Gianni Versace

    • B. 

      Ralph Lauren

    • C. 

      Calvin Klein

    • D. 

      Diane von Furstenberg

  • 4. 
    Inspired by London street life, this designer pioneered the punk look and had a strong association with the manager of The Sex Pistols.  In fact, the designer opened a shop called SEX.
    • A. 

      Diane von Furstenberg

    • B. 

      Claire McCardell

    • C. 

      Christian Dior

    • D. 

      Vivienne Westwood

  • 5. 
    Before starting a brand, this designer was the editor of Vogue for 16 years.
    • A. 

      Vera Wang

    • B. 

      Carolina Herrera

    • C. 

      Tom Ford

    • D. 

      Andres Courreges

  • 6. 
    Aesthetic is best known as an East coast moneyed style.
    • A. 

      Vivienne Westwood

    • B. 

      Valentino

    • C. 

      Ralph Lauren

    • D. 

      John Galliano

  • 7. 
    Always controversial, this designer's deconstruction of the Dior image sometimes brought critical outrage.
    • A. 

      Christian Dior

    • B. 

      Versace

    • C. 

      John Galliano

    • D. 

      Claire McCardell

  • 8. 
    This designer's new look created some controversy at first, but eventually the trend of the full "circle" skirt was popular after the rationing of World War II in the 1940s.
    • A. 

      Versace

    • B. 

      Christian Dior

    • C. 

      Armani

    • D. 

      Givenchy

  • 9. 
    Best known for creating and popularizing the simple wrap dress.  
    • A. 

      Betsey Johnson

    • B. 

      Vivienne Westwood

    • C. 

      Calvin Klein

    • D. 

      Diane von Furstenberg

  • 10. 
    Sicilian partners create menswear which combines structured tailoring with avant garde shirts.
    • A. 

      Valentino

    • B. 

      Versace

    • C. 

      Dolce & Gabana

    • D. 

      Balenciaga

  • 11. 
    This designer's humble beginning in the fashion industry was selling and designing men's neckties.
    • A. 

      Calvin Klein

    • B. 

      Ralph Lauren

    • C. 

      Christian Dior

    • D. 

      John Galliano

  • 12. 
    Married to John Cale, lead guitarist of the Velvet Underground, this designer was active in Warhol's Factory and used Edie Sedgewick as a fit model.
    • A. 

      Vivienne Westwood

    • B. 

      Vera Wang

    • C. 

      Betsey Johnson

    • D. 

      Christian Dio

  • 13. 
    This German born designer showed talent early in life, winning a fashion award at the age of 14.
    • A. 

      Balenciaga

    • B. 

      Ralph Lauren

    • C. 

      Diane von Furstenberg

    • D. 

      Karl Lagerfeld

  • 14. 
    If you think "wedding dress" you are likely to think first of this designer.
    • A. 

      Vera Wang

    • B. 

      Claire McCardell

    • C. 

      Valentino

    • D. 

      Zandra Rhodes

  • 15. 
    In addition to the famous wrap dress, this designer is well know for using bold prints and creating wearable fashions that are flattering to women.
    • A. 

      Vivienne Westwood

    • B. 

      John Galliano

    • C. 

      Armani

    • D. 

      Diane von Furstenberg

  • 16. 
    Popularized the wearing of the mini skirt by bringing it onto the runway.
    • A. 

      Andres Courreges

    • B. 

      Christian Dior

    • C. 

      Karl Lagerfeld

    • D. 

      Betsey Johnson

  • 17. 
    One fun trend made popular by this designer was the "New Romanticism" of the 1980s which included styles which came to be known as the pirate look. 
    • A. 

      Ralph Lauren

    • B. 

      Karl Lagerfeld

    • C. 

      Vivienne Westwood

    • D. 

      Betsey Johnson

  • 18. 
    This designer was one of the first to create brand extensions that include home accessories, bedding, furniture, and even paint.  
    • A. 

      Valentino

    • B. 

      Ralph Lauren

    • C. 

      Christian Dior

    • D. 

      Versace

  • 19. 
    Designed for Madonna's "Re-invention" world tour.  (Not the designer who created the famous cone bra, however.)
    • A. 

      John Galliano

    • B. 

      Karl Lagerfeld

    • C. 

      Betsey Johnson

    • D. 

      Vivienne Westwood

  • 20. 
    Known as fashions "wild child" this nonconformist designer uses vibrant colors like those introduced by Elsa Schiaparelli.
    • A. 

      Betsey Johnson

    • B. 

      Diane von Furstenberg

    • C. 

      Claire McCardell

    • D. 

      Armani

  • 21. 
    While heading a major fashion label, this designer continues to create a line of furs for Fendi.
    • A. 

      Diane von Furstenberg

    • B. 

      John Galliano

    • C. 

      Tom Ford

    • D. 

      Karl Lagerfeld

  • 22. 
    Known as a wedding dress designer, branched out by creating a fun line of clothing under the label "Lavender."
    • A. 

      Claire McCardell

    • B. 

      Vera Wang

    • C. 

      Calvin Klein

    • D. 

      Carolina Herrera

  • 23. 
    Even though over 60, this designer is famous for doing a cartwheel at the end of a runway show.
    • A. 

      Karl Lagerfeld

    • B. 

      Diane von Furstenberg

    • C. 

      Betsey Johnson

    • D. 

      Andres Courreges

  • 24. 
    This designer succeeded Givenchy as both couture and ready-to-wear designer.
    • A. 

      Tom Ford

    • B. 

      Armani

    • C. 

      Versace

    • D. 

      John Galliano

  • 25. 
    Sold a line of a clothing exclusively at Kohl's department stores.
    • A. 

      Vera Wang

    • B. 

      Valentino

    • C. 

      Carolina Herrera

    • D. 

      Christian Dior