“GIFs by remixing copyright-free and openly licensed material from Europeana, Digital Public Library of America, Digital NZ and Trove.”
So I decided to put together two of my favorite subjects the moment:
#digitalLibrarianship and #fashion.
Though I haven’t updated my “Current reads” for this month, I’ve checked out a lot of fashion books on Dior, Manolo, Gucci, Chanel, Sneakers… and some fashion history titles as well.
I was excited when I found this three-piece day dress –
from Dior’s 1952 Spring/Summer line
donated to the V&A in London given by Mrs D.M. Haynes and Mrs M. Clark
on display at the (to see more digital items from the Victoria & Albert Museum: click here.)
[Captioned: ‘Batignolles’ from ‘La Ligne Sinueuse’ made up of a jacket, skirt and belt in worsted, designed by Christian Dior, Paris, 1952. | Christian Dior ]
I Gif’d It Up.
I also learned some Photoshop CC & Microsoft Fresh Paint in the process Whole thing took about 1.5 hours.
Christian Dior ‘Batignolles’ from ‘La Ligne Sinueuse’ |
Paris, 1952. [Source]
I’m pretty excited! I learned so much just by participating and I was very excited to play with the digital collections.
++ already a comment from the Europena Digital Library’s Twitter handle!
Very exciting, y’all.
If I get a chance to make another one, I will certainly remember to post it here.
Click here for more info on the #giftober challenge.