The Little Dictionary of Fashion: A Guide to Dress Sense for Every Woman

The Little Dictionary of Fashion: A Guide to Dress Sense for Every Woman

“Much has been written about fashion, in all its aspects, but i do not think any couturier has ever before attempted to compile a dictionary on the subject.”—from the little dictionary of fashionChristian Dior reveals the secrets of style in this charming handbook that no woman should be without. An indispensable guide that covers everything from what to wear to a wedding and how to tie a scarf to how to walk with grace, The Little Dictionary of Fashion is full of timeless tips. From afternoon frocks and accessories to traveling and tweed, Dior’s expertise ensures every girl will know the three fundamentals of fashion: simplicity, grooming, and good taste. Published for the Victoria and Albert Museum’s Golden Age of Couture exhibition celebrating the 50th anniversary of Dior’s “New Look” and illustrated with delightful photographs and drawings, this handbag-sized classic is the perfect gift for style-conscious women. EXHIBITION SCHEDULE:Victoria and Albert Museum, London, September 22, 2007–January 6, 2008

  • Brand: Christian Dior
  • ASIN: 0810994615

Fashionpedia - The Visual Dictionary Of Fashion Design

Fashionpedia - The Visual Dictionary Of Fashion Design

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.

  • ASIN: 9881354765

The Fashion Designer's Textile Directory: A Guide to Fabrics' Properties, Characteristics, and Garment-Design Potential

The Fashion Designer's Textile Directory: A Guide to Fabrics' Properties, Characteristics, and Garment-Design Potential

This valuable materials directory for professional dressmakers and fashion designers is also a good reference source for students of fashion design, as well as for those who make their own garments. The author points out the best fabrics for creating specific garments, explaining how each fabric's qualities make it suitable for various items of apparel. Knowing which fabrics can support a structured silhouette is fundamental to fashion design, and this book explains the use of stiff or crisply textured fabrics for tailored garments, as well as soft textured fabrics for rounded forms. Ornamentation is also discussed, and includes advice on how to work with different fabrics to create what author Gail Baugh classifies as opulent, simple, and in-between decorative effects. The book's additional features include: Fiber characteristics charts Weave charts and knit charts with fabric names and photos A glossary of terms and definitions Lists of textile suppliers, online stores, and study resources This directory of textiles and their uses is profusely illustrated with more than 500 color photos.

  • Brand: Baugh, Gail
  • ASIN: 0764146289

The Fairchild Dictionary of Fashion (3rd Edition)

The Fairchild Dictionary of Fashion (3rd Edition)

The Fairchild Dictionary of Fashion, 3rd Edition, defines more than 15,000 fashion terms, including apparel, accessories, and their components; historical and textile terms that relate to contemporary fashion; and the language of the fashion business.

  • ASIN: 1563672359

The Fairchild Books Dictionary of Fashion

The Fairchild Books Dictionary of Fashion

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 800 illustrations capturing the styles and details of fashion, this reference work is a must have for students, designers, fashion merchandisers, historians, and fashion enthusiasts.

  • Brand: Brand: Fairchild Books
  • ASIN: 1609014898

The Dictionary of Fashion History

The Dictionary of Fashion History

- What is an Apollo knot?- Who wore a Welch wig?- When were Zouave jackets the height of fashion?This new edition of The Dictionary of Fashion History further updates the landmark work of C. Willett Cunnington, Phillis Cunnington and Charles Beard. Featuring over 60 new and revised entries on diverse topics such as the Onesie, Brothel Creepers and the Birkin Bag, this edition is even more comprehensive and brings this costume historian's bible fully up to date. With many more images to accompany the text and illustrate key fashions – including cartoons, prints and lavish color photographs of surviving garments – this version of the dictionary brings dazzling and unusual garments to life for researchers, students, costume designers and everyone interested in the subject. Clear, concise, and meticulous in detail, this essential reference work answers countless questions relating to the history of dress and adornment and will continue to be the definitive guide for many years to come.

  • ASIN: 1472577701

A Dictionary of Costume and Fashion: Historic and Modern (Dover Fashion and Costumes)

A Dictionary of Costume and Fashion: Historic and Modern (Dover Fashion and Costumes)

While most of us would have little difficulty in recognizing a buckle, hem, or seam, we might be considerably more challenged if asked to identify a godet, a trilby, or a vamp. With this handy book at your fingertips, however, you can quickly find the definition of over 10,000 words associated with wearing apparel and fashion.From bateau necklines, bobs, and bustles to plackets, havelocks, and bavolets, terms are assembled alphabetically or in groups according to dress parts, fabrics, elements of design, and other style categories. In addition, over 950 clearly detailed illustrations depict stitches, weaves, laces, garments, collars, shoes, jewelry, hair styles, and other sartorial features.This is the perfect reference for increasing fashion vocabularies, injecting a stimulating term or phrase in conversations about wearing apparel, or making articles written about clothing more understandable. Fashion writers, costume designers, manufacturers, buyers, sales people — anyone interested in the history of fashion — will welcome this thorough and comprehensive guidebook. "Unique in its field and containing material not easily accessible elsewhere, it definitely has a place in the general reference library for quick identification purposes and for anyone concerned with the fashio...

  • ASIN: 0486402940
  • UPC: 800759402946

The Thames and Hudson Dictionary of Fashion and Fashion Designers (World of Art)

The Thames and Hudson Dictionary of Fashion and Fashion Designers (World of Art)

  • ASIN: 050020313X

Historical Dictionary of the Fashion Industry (Historical Dictionaries of Professions and Industries)

Historical Dictionary of the Fashion Industry (Historical Dictionaries of Professions and Industries)

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.

  • ASIN: 1442239085

The Visual Dictionary of Fashion Design (Visual Dictionaries)

The Visual Dictionary of Fashion Design (Visual Dictionaries)

The Visual Dictionary of Fashion Design is a comprehensive guide to the numerous terms associated with, and used within, the field of fashion.Over 250 terms are explained and contextualised, with concise definitions accompanied by illustrations and examples taken from traditional and contemporary fashion design.The dictionary covers traditional terms still in current usage, as well as modern terminology such as Tank top and Militaria. It also defines a wide variety of practical terminology, such as Appliqué, Block printing, Flax, Logo, Silhouette and Tailoring, as well as conceptual expressions including Postmodernism, Juxtaposition and Zeitgeist.

  • Brand: Brand: Fairchild Books
  • ASIN: 2940373612
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