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The Fairchild Dictionary Of Fashion

Author : Charlotte Mankey Calasibetta
ISBN : STANFORD:36105025984993
Genre : Art
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Defines terms related to costume styles, the components of clothing, fabrics, and sewing techniques.
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Fairchild S Dictionary Of Fashion

Author : Charlotte Mankey Calasibetta
ISBN : 1563671697
Genre : Art
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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.
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The Fairchild Books Dictionary Of Fashion

Author : Phyllis G. Tortora
ISBN : 1609014898
Genre : Design
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Dictionary of Fashion, 4th Edition builds on the success of previous editions with over 15,000 entries, including apparel, accessories, and their components, historical and textiles terms that relate to contemporary fashion and the language of the fashion industry. Tortora and Keiser organize terms over fifty broad categories that are fully cross-referenced to the alphabetical listing to promote understanding of related terminology. Lavishly illustrated with over 900 illustrations capturing the styles and details of fashion, this reference work is a must have for students, designers, fashion merchandisers, historians, and fashion enthusiasts.
Category: Design

The Fairchild Books Dictionary Of Textiles

Author : Phyllis G. Tortora
ISBN : 9781609015350
Genre : Business & Economics
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An essential reference for students and professionals involved in the textile industry.
Category: Business & Economics

The Visual Dictionary Of Fashion Design

Author : Gavin Ambrose
ISBN : 9782940373611
Genre : Design
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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.
Category: Design

The Fairchild Encyclopedia Of Fashion Accessories

Author : Phyllis G. Tortora
ISBN : UOM:39015056318606
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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This new reference provides a broad overview of contemporary fashion accessories. Not only does the work focus on individual categories of fashion, but it also examines the components from which accessories are constructed. This encyclopedia is a comprehensive resource for anyone seeking information about fashion accessories.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Survey Of Historic Costume

Author : Phyllis G. Tortora
ISBN : 9781563678066
Genre : Art
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In the Preface of the 5th Edition of Survey of Historic Costume, Tortora and Eubank conclude with the following: "In the history of dress at the beginning of the 21st century, costume might be compared to a constantly moving river. This river divides into many narrower channels that separate, cross, come together, and separate again, and yet that river continually moves on." Building on the previous editions, the authors update their analysis of Western dress to 2008. Survey of Historic Costume has, from its beginnings, taken seriously the need to accompany the text with appropriate illustrations and the major change in the 5th Edition is the move to full color throughout the book to enrich the text and the concepts. Perfect for anyone interested in historic costume, fashion, textiles, drama, and design, this beautifully illustrated book is full of interesting facts and commentary.New to this Edition:-- Over 500 four-color photographs and illustrations-- Updated text to 2008-- Additional influences from one period or civilization to another, including influences from other cultures-- Index - updated and organized to be utilized as glossary with terms defined and page numbers printed in boldface-- Instructor's Guide provides sources for visuals, websites, teaching strategies and evaluation techniques-- PowerPoint® Presentation contains interactive visual presentation with links to Internet
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Dress Fashion And Technology

Author : Phyllis G. Tortora
ISBN : 9780857851932
Genre : Design
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Technology has been an essential factor in the production of dress and the cultures of fashion throughout human history. Structured chronologically from prehistory to the present day, this is the first broad study of the complex relationship between dress and technology. Over the course of human history, dress-making and fashion technology has changed beyond recognition: from needles and human hands in the ancient world to complex 20th-century textile production machines, it has now come to include the technologies that influence dress styles and the fashion industry, while fashion itself may drive aspects of technology. In the last century, new technologies such as the electronic media and high-tech manufacturing have helped not just to produce but to define fashion: the creation of automobiles prompted a decline in long skirts for women while the beginnings of space travel caused people to radically rethink the function of dress. In many ways, technology has itself created avant garde and contemporary fashions. Through an impressive range of international case studies, the book challenges the perception that fashion is unique to western dress and outlines the many ways in which dress and technology intersect. Dress, Fashion and Technology is ideal reading for students and scholars of fashion studies, textile history, anthropology and cultural studies.
Category: Design

The Fairchild Books Dictionary Of Interior Design

Author : Mark Hinchman
ISBN : 9781609015343
Genre : Architecture
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Dictionary of Interior Design is an illustrated reference for residential and commercial interior design terms.
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The Complete Costume Dictionary

Author : Elizabeth J. Lewandowski
ISBN : 9780810877856
Genre : Design
File Size : 79.12 MB
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While there are costume and fashion dictionaries tied to specific countries or periods, none have been comprehensive. In The Complete Costume Dictionary, Elizabeth Lewandowski has collected from a variety of sources—including costume history texts, journal articles, historical publications, autobiographies, biographies, foreign language dictionaries, and contemporary publications—to create a resource that spans the globe, from the earliest record of fashion to the 21st century. Including more than 20,000 fashion and costume terms, this volume also features more than 300 illustrations. The first section of the book is an alphabetical listing of these words with their definitions, period, and country of origin. This volume also contains appendixes that list the terms by country of origin, period, and type of clothing. The book is not limited to the Western World and includes both archaic and current terms. Significantly greater in scope than anything currently available—online or in print—this one-of-a-kind publication is an invaluable resource for costume and fashion historians, textile preservationists, period re-enactors, and history and theatre scholars, as well as theatre professionals.
Category: Design