Fashionpedia

The Visual Dictionary of Fashion Design
Author: Fashionary
Publisher: Fashionary
ISBN: 9789881354761
Category: Costume
Page: 336
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Fashionpedia is the ultimate fashion bible, containing thousands of fashion items for more efficient and productive brainstorming. Designed to be as visually driven as the people who use it, Fashionpedia contains thousands of fashion items, converting unapproachable technical terms on style, material and production into beautiful charts and infographics. Whether you're an industry insider or a fashion connoisseur, Fashionpedia is all you'll ever need to navigate the fashion scene.

The Visual Dictionary of Fashion Design


Author: Gavin Ambrose,Paul Harris
Publisher: AVA Publishing
ISBN: 2940373612
Category: Design
Page: 288
View: 8108
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The Visual Dictionary of Fashion Design by Gavin Ambrose and Paul Harris is a guide to the many and varied terms used frequently within the fashion industry. It gives the reader an understanding of fashion terminology. It distills and illustrates more than 250 common fashion terms, from practical terms such as Lapel, Pattern and Crinoline Work to conceptual terms such as Minimalism and Kitsch.

The Dictionary of Fashion History


Author: Valerie Cumming,C. W. Cunnington,P. E. Cunnington
Publisher: Berg
ISBN: 1847887384
Category: Design
Page: 304
View: 5296
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- What is an earthquake gown? - Who wore eelskin masher trousers? - What did the word "dudes" mean in the 16th century? A Dictionary of English Costume by C. Willett Cunnington, Phillis Cunnington and Charles Beard was originally published in 1960. A monumental achievement and encyclopaedic in scope, it was a comprehensive catalogue of fashion terms from the mid-medieval period up to 1900. It was reissued and updated several times, for the last time in 1976. For decades it has served as a bible for costume historians. The Dictionary of Fashion History completely updates and supplements the Cunningtons' landmark work to bring it up to the present day. Featuring additional terms and revised definitions, this new edition represents an essential reference for costume historians, students of fashion history, or anyone involved in creating period costume for the theatre, film or television. It also is fascinating reading for those simply interested in the subject. Clear, concise, and meticulous in detail, this essential reference answers countless questions relating to the history of dress and adornment and promises to be a definitive guide for generations to come.

The Sourcebook of Contemporary Fashion Design


Author: Marta R. Hidalgo
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0061349801
Category: Design
Page: 600
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The Sourcebook of Contemporary Fashion Design is a cutting-edge design anthology featuring more than 300 established and emerging fashion designers around the world. Included here in in impressive 650 pages, are the world′s most notable contemporary designers -- master couturiers and up-and-coming designers alike, showcasing their work in graphic full-color photographs and illustrations. For ease of reference, fashion design illustrations, photographs, and explanations are categorized according to design and style. Also included is a visual index for quick reference and designers′ contact information. This impressive fashion design book is the first large-scale book of its kind to showcase a complete and diverse range of contemporary fashion designers notable for their work in couture and ready-to-wear clothing. The case studies incorporate every type of design project possible-from the t-shirt to the evening dress, and from shoes to handbags and jewlery-making this lushly illustrated, information-rich book an invaluable resource that designers, design students, fashion retailers and fashionista will turn to again and again.

The Ultimate Fashion Study Guide

The Design Process : how to Generate Inspiration & Produce Grade A Design Projects
Author: Victoria Hunter
Publisher: Hunter Publishing Corporation
ISBN: 9780979445316
Category: Design
Page: 288
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A one-step, HOW-TO, resource for introductory Fashion Design study. Provides the fundamentals required to quickly grasp the skills for success in a highly competitive industry. Packed with vital information, tips, templates, tools, techniques, inspiration and over 600 illustrations and images. Includes CD-ROM with design templates.

The Fashion Dictionary


Author: Guido Vergani
Publisher: Baldini Castoldi Dalai Editore
ISBN: 9788860737229
Category: Design
Page: 1368
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Featuring drawings and pencil sketches from world-renowned brands and designers, this encyclopedic account offers a complete overview of the origins of fashion, reaching back to the history of various styles and examining the artistic currents that influenced them. Updated to include entries on the latest significant industry trends, as well as expanded entries on timeless classics, this edition explains 4,500 terms in concise journalistic language to appeal to both casual fans and serious fashion enthusiasts. With more than 100 contributors—including bestselling author Beppe Severgnini, Giulio Alberoni, tennis player and author Gianni Clerici, and fashion journalists Irene Bignardi and Isabella Bossi Fedrigotti—this comprehensive resource spotlights courtiers, trademarks of prêt-à-porter, fashion schools, shoe designers, models, and cover girls, icons of elegance, and much more.

The Fashion Dictionary

A Visual Resource for Terms, Techniques and Styles
Author: Emily Angus
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781780975696
Category: Clothing and dress
Page: 352
View: 909
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An essential reference, The Fashion Directory covers hundreds of current fashion terms, techniques and details - from the types of embroidery or lace to definitions for clothing styles and stitching, from panniers and plackets to the difference between a batwing and a dolman sleeve. Appealing to students, designers or anyone who is interested in clothes, the book covers every conceivable item of clothing, from hats to heels, and also takes a closer look at adornment, unusual design features, cuffs and colours, embroidery, textiles, tailoring and trends. Providing an excellent resource book for the fashion student and fashionista alike, it is illustrated with unique images from fashion archives, along with technical line drawings and close-up photographs.

The Fashion Designer's Textile Directory


Author: Gail Baugh
Publisher: Barrons Educational Series Incorporated
ISBN: 9780764146282
Category: Design
Page: 319
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A fabric and textile directory, recommending fabrics to match the effects you want to achieve. Tells how different fabrics perform and the many ways to use them.

The Fashion Encyclopedia

A Visual Resource for Terms, Techniques, and Styles
Author: Emily Angus,Macushla Baudis,Philippa Woodcock
Publisher: Barrons Educational Series Incorporated
ISBN: 9780764167676
Category: Design
Page: 352
View: 5692
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This reference guide for clothing, stitching, textiles and fabrics, style and fashion terminology and jargon, both modern-day and historic, will help readers understand the difference between a batwing sleeve and a dolman one.

The Fashion Design Reference & Specification Book

Everything Fashion Designers Need to Know Every Day
Author: Jay Calderin,Laura Volpintesta
Publisher: Rockport Publishers
ISBN: 1610587871
Category: Design
Page: 288
View: 7419
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DIV An essential primer for students and first-stop reference for professionals, The Fashion Design Reference & Specification Book takes the fashion designer through the entire design process, from conceiving a garment to marketing it. This valuable handbook contains the information and ideas essential to planning and executing fashion projects of every scale and distills them in an easy-to-use format that is compact enough to slip into a tote. Linking six central phases in the cycle of fashion—research, editing, design, construction, connection, and evolution—The Fashion Design Reference & Specification Book helps designers develop effective strategies for building a cohesive collection and communicating their vision. /div

Fabric for Fashion

The Swatch Book
Author: Clive Hallett,Amanda Johnston
Publisher: Laurence King Publishing
ISBN: 9781780672335
Category: Design
Page: 88
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This easily navigable resource provides over 125 swatches of the most recognized and widely used varieties of fabric, including natural fabrics such as cottons, silks, wools, and linens as well as artificial and synthetic fabrics like acetates, lyocells, nylons, and metallics to encourage consideration of not just the aesthetic appeal of various fabrics but also their structure, feel, and weight. Bound into a hardcover book, with descriptions and contextual illustrations alongside them, the fabrics are in their raw state, before bleaching, dying, or finishing, so that their properties can be observed without the distraction of color or pattern. With information on fibers, basic construction of fabrics, weights, construction, and weave comparison, the book will help student fashion designers to make informed textile choices based upon an understanding of raw materials together with the processes that make up a fabric. A useful glossary defines key terminology. The book will be useful for anyone who works with fabrics and is the ideal companion to the Fabric for Fashion book.

Fashion Portfolio

Design and Presentation
Author: Anna Kiper
Publisher: Pavilion Books
ISBN: 1849941998
Category: Design
Page: 300
View: 6543
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The book takes the reader through all the major steps of fashion portfolio creation. It features the main components of the design process from the identification of inspiration sources and fashion trends research to conceptualization of a complete fashion collection. The topics covered include mood/fabric boards development, creation of original and innovative textiles as well as fashion silhouettes and garment details development through extensive research, quick design sketching, fabric manipulation, and draping experimentation. Great original designs and illustrations by the author as well as design sketch samples by established designers are provided throughout. There are samples of sketchbooks from professional and emerging fashion artists. The book provides some insight from established fashion and accessories designers on the highlights and challenges of the creative process. It is a great professional reference for techniques in the portfolio development. A beautiful but practical book that provides useful techniques and helps the reader get inside the mind of the designer.

Fairchild's Dictionary of Fashion


Author: Charlotte Mankey Calasibetta
Publisher: Fairchild Books & Visuals
ISBN: 9781563671692
Category: Art
Page: 685
View: 4369
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Long considered indispensable by hundreds of users, Fairchild's Dictionary of Fashion presents clothing terminology from both historical and contemporary viewpoints. It is an invaluable tool for those interested in various aspects of fashion: designers seeking business in theater, film, opera, and TV production; newspaper, magazine, and advertising writers and editors; retailers, buyers, and salespeople. This single volume ensures that your facts on worldwide and historic trends and fads are accurate.

Design Your Fashion Portfolio


Author: Steven Faerm
Publisher: A&C Black Visual Arts
ISBN: 9781408146491
Category: Fashion design
Page: 160
View: 6344
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It's now harder than ever to break into the exclusive fashion industry but this is the guide to tell you how to do it. Discover how to develop a first-rate portfolio, and learn everything you need to know to become a professional designer and entrepreneur. Learn how to showcase your talent and make your portfolio stand out in the crowd. Master the art of selling yourself and your work at job interviews, while pitching for freelance work, and promoting your own business. Design Your Fashion Portfolio provides clear advice and instruction on how to present your work based around key fashion genres including lingerie, athletic wear, designer and evening wear and discover how layouts, art direction, and merchandising for each can vary. From developing your graduate thesis, to building your first collection, perfecting your portfolio to interview techniques and career options to establish yourself as a professional, this book is the key to launching your career in fashion.

Fashion

The Definitive History of Costume and Style
Author: DK
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1465407804
Category: Design
Page: 480
View: 767
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Tracing the evolution of fashion-from the early draped fabrics of ancient times to the catwalk couture of today, Fashion: The Definitive History of Costume and Style is a stunningly illustrated guide to more than three thousand years of shifting trends and innovative developments in the world of clothing. With a wealth of breathtaking spreads-from ancient Egyptian dress to Space Age Fashion and Grunge-and information on icons like Marie Antoinette, Clara Bow, Jacqueline Kennedy, and Alexander McQueen, Fashion will captivate anyone interested in style-whether it's the fashion-mad teen in Tokyo, the wannabe designer in college, or the fashionista intrigued by the violent origins of the stiletto and the birth of bling.

Fashionary Bag Design

A Handbook for Accessories Designers
Author: Fashionary
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9789887710806
Category: Bags
Page: 125
View: 4041
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Fashionary's Bag Design encyclopedia is the most comprehensive resource for bag designers and bag lovers. Focusing on the specific needs of bag designers, Fashionary has provided essential information on bag anatomy, manafacturing, materials and much more in one compact, convenient volume.

Fashion

The Ultimate Book of Costume and Style
Author: DK
Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd
ISBN: 1409322416
Category: Design
Page: 480
View: 4573
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3,000 years of fashion history in one stylish visual guide Fashion is the definitive guide to the evolution of costume and style. Tracing 3,000 years from the early draped fabrics of ancient times to today's catwalk sensations, this is your own personal fashion show through history. Breathtaking in its scope, Fashion is packed with over 1,500 costumes from around the globe and lavishly illustrated with a mix of original fashion plates, archive images and commissioned photography. Plus features on famous trend-setters, fashion icons and designers from Jackie Onassis to Alexander McQueen bring the world of fashion to life. Fashion is guaranteed to add style to your bookshelf; with its luxurious textured fabric jacket and spine, it's the season's must-have for anyone with a passion for fashion.

Fabric for Fashion: The Complete Guide

Natural and Man-made Fibers
Author: Clive Hallett,Amanda Johnston
Publisher: Laurence King Publishing
ISBN: 9781780673349
Category: Design
Page: 272
View: 3667
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Fabric For Fashion: The Complete Guide is the only book specifically for fashion designers to explain the behavior and properties of different fabrics. Fashion design is largely determined by how the fabrics work, move, feel and look. The most successful fashion designers are those who understand their materials, who match design skill with technical knowledge. This book bridges that gap by providing a mix of practical information and industry vocabulary, visually examining generic fabric types, discussing the characteristics of fabrics and showing how to exploit materials to push the boundaries of design. With stunning color photographs that show how fashion designers, both past and present, have worked with fabrics, the book's prime objective is to stimulate creative exploration of the relationship of fabrics to fashion.

The Fashion Design Course

Principles, Practice and Techniques
Author: Steven Faerm
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780500293461
Category: Clothing and dress
Page: 160
View: 6255
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Becoming a successful fashion designer involves understanding a wide variety of core principles. This foundation course is an ideal introduction for students, dressmakers and anyone interested in the creative side of fashion. Step-by-step tutorials, practical exercises and inspirational interviews with industry professionals teach you how to create your own unique fashion design collections. This book concludes with practical advice for anyone considering a career in fashion, offering ideas on building a portfolio, preparing for interviews and continuing on a path to a professional career.