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The Fashion Dictionary

Author : Emily Angus
ISBN : 1780975694
Genre : Clothing and dress
File Size : 59.60 MB
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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.
Category: Clothing and dress

The Fashion Dictionary

Author : Guido Vergani
ISBN : 8860737222
Genre : Design
File Size : 53.2 MB
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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.
Category: Design

Fashionpedia The Visual Dictionary Of Fashion Design

Author : Fashionary
ISBN : 9881354765
Genre : Fashion
File Size : 73.32 MB
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FASHIONPEDIA is a visual fashion dictionary covering all the technical terms from style to material to production with illustrations and infographics. It encompasses rich, extensive information and yet is easy to read. Whether you are an industry insider or a fashion connoisseur, FASHIONPEDIA is all you will ever need to navigate the fashion scene.--Publisher's website.
Category: Fashion

Historical Dictionary Of The Fashion Industry

Author : Francesca Sterlacci
ISBN : 9781442239098
Genre : Design
File Size : 85.79 MB
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From the first animal skin body coverings, to today’s high fashion collections, fashion has held an important role in the evolution of mankind. The fashion industry has, and continues to make, major contributions to our cultural and social environment. It is an industry that responds to our inherent longing for tribal belonging, our socio-economic needs, individual lifestyles, status stratification and profession apparel requirements. The fashion industry is fast-paced, complex and ever changing, in response to consumer needs. Throughout the world, vast numbers of people contribute to this industry, each with the shared goal of supplying an end product of a particular price point directed at a target consumer. This second edition of Historical Dictionary of the Fashion Industry contains a chronology, an introduction, appendixes, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 1,400 cross-referenced entries on designers, models, couture houses, significant articles of apparel and fabrics, trade unions, and the international trade organizations. This book is an excellent resource for students, researchers, and anyone wanting to know more about the fashion industry.
Category: Design

A Dictionary Of Costume And Fashion

Author : Mary Brooks Picken
ISBN : 9780486141602
Genre : Design
File Size : 65.71 MB
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Compendium defines over 10,000 words associated with wearing apparel and fashion. From bateau necklines to trilbys and vamps, words are grouped alphabetically according to dress parts, fabrics, and other style categories. Over 750 illustrations.
Category: Design

The Visual Dictionary Of Fashion Design

Author : Gavin Ambrose
ISBN : 9782940373611
Genre : Design
File Size : 89.89 MB
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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 Language Of Fashion Dictionary And Digest Of Fabric Sewing And Dress

Author : Mary Brooks Picken
ISBN : 9781447493617
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 46.36 MB
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Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing many of these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

The Fairchild Dictionary Of Fashion

Author : Charlotte Mankey Calasibetta
ISBN : STANFORD:36105025984993
Genre : Art
File Size : 89.69 MB
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Defines terms related to costume styles, the components of clothing, fabrics, and sewing techniques.
Category: Art