Faculty, Fashion Studies
Antoine Bucher graduated from the University of Lille and from the Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris where he grew an interest in a multifaceted approach of fashion including history, sociology, economics, literature and art history. In 2005, he founded Diktats with Nicolas Montagne. a bookstore specialized in rare books and documents related to fashion from the 16th century to the 20th century. As the manager of Diktats, Antoine Bucher has been working with international museums and libraries, private collectors and heritage departments of luxury brands for more than a decade. Antoine Bucher and Nicolas Montagne have published three thematic Diktats catalogues: Paul Poiret (2006), Sous la coupe des femmes, the great ladies of fashion, from Rose Bertin to Rei Kawakubo (2013), Under Pressure, three centuries of French fashion engravings (2018).
Antoine Bucher’s research addresses a wide range of subjects related to the history of fashion focusing on written and visual sources.
Fashion History and Mediation (Fall 2019)
Fashion, Memory and Heritage
History of Fashion: Lec (Fall 2019)
Intro to Fashion Studies : Lec