'The Hybrid Man in the Tropics': Flavio de Carvalho's New Look and Histories of Brazilian Modernist Dress
Through investigating Flavio de Carvalho's New Look project, the reformist men's attire for the tropics launched in 1956 in the City of Sao Paulo, this thesis focuses on the histories of men's fashions, dress reform and notions of masculinity. Examining the histories of Brazilian and European modernism with a particular focus on the first half of the twentieth-century.
School of Humanities
MA History of Design, 2015
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Design Historian & Luxury Goods Specialist
Interested in material culture, histories of men's dress, fashion and modernism, notions of masculinity, curating and luxury goods.
- BA Fashion History and Theory, Central Saint Martins College of Arts and Design, 2012
- Design Historian & Luxury Goods Specialist
- Friends of the V&A Award