Fashion: A History from the 18th to the 20th Century

Fashion: A History from the 18th to the 20th Century

Dress codes: The ultimate compendium of clothing   Clothes define people. A person’s attire, whether it’s a sari, kimono, or business suit, is an essential code to his or her culture, class, personality, even faith. Founded in 1978, the Kyoto Costume Institute recognizes the importance of understanding clothes from sociological, historical, and artistic perspectives. With one of the world’s most extensive clothing collections, the KCI has amassed a wide range of historical garments, underwear, shoes, and fashion accessories dating from the 18th century to the present day.Showcasing the Institute’s vast collection, Fashion is a fascinating excursion through the last three centuries of clothing trends. Featuring impeccable photography of clothing expertly displayed and arranged on custom-made mannequins, it is a testimony to attire as “an essential manifestation of our very being” and to the Institute's passion for fashion as a complex and intricate art form.The book's authors include some of the smartest minds and sharpest eyes in fashion studies: Akiko Fukai (Chief Curator of The Kyoto Costume Institute), Tamami Suoh (Curator of The Kyoto Costume Institute), Miki Iwagami (Lecturer of fashion history at Sugino Fashion College (Tokyo)), Reiko Koga (Pro...

  • Brand: Kyoto Costume Institute
  • ASIN: 3836557193

The Fashion Book

The Fashion Book

This sassy style guide is for teens who want to discover the stories behind their favorite looks, find their own style, and learn what makes the fashion world tick.Packed with gorgeous images, this illustrated book for young adults takes a unique look at fashion. From corsets and camis to tailoring and textiles, it reveals how modern-day looks, from runway to street fashions, draw on the styles of the past from the Middle Ages to the Renaissance and from the rebel attire of the 50's to the sport-inspired looks of the 80's.Through witty graphics and bright, lively text, teens can go behind the scenes of the exclusive fashion world. Style icons, designers, and top models all give practical tips to create stunning outfits, explain key fashion terms, discuss careers in fashion, and reveal secrets of the industry. Trivia, a glossary, inspirational quotes, and more make The Fashion Book a must-have accessory for teens.

  • Brand: Dorling Kindersley Publishing Staff
  • ASIN: 1465422846
  • UPC: 790778022846

Apparel Merchandising: The Line Starts Here

Apparel Merchandising: The Line Starts Here

Apparel Merchandising: The Line Starts Here analyzes the evolution and development of the merchandising function in branded apparel companies and retail private label apparel. It describes today's challenges for both apparel manufacturers and retailers in meeting the consumer's demands for the right products at the right prices - and at the right times. Approached from the perspective of the apparel product manager, Rosenau and Wilson cover men's and women's sportswear and activewear and children's wear in both domestic and international markets.The text follows the evolution of the merchandising function with emphasis on product development and production efficiency, highlighting the philosophies of industry executives and the effective integration of the merchandising, marketing, and manufacturing functions along the way. The third edition emphasizes the increased importance of retailer's private brands, explores how companies apply technology to all facets of product development and supply chain management, and addresses the impact of social media on both retailers and apparel manufacturers.

  • Brand: Brand: Fairchild Books
  • ASIN: 1609015398

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

Fashion For Profit - 10th Edition: From Design Concept to Apparel Manufacturing and Retailing - A Professonal's Complete Guide

Fashion For Profit - 10th Edition: From Design Concept to Apparel Manufacturing and Retailing - A Professonal's Complete Guide

The Fashion Business is a unique industry; artistic and creative, profit-driven and demanding. Fashion For Profit will take you to the heart of the business of fashion and give you the real facts.A good idea and the right market niche can lead to your ultimate dream of running a successful apparel business. However, it is a multi-faceted industry with many important components that should be fully understood before taking that leap of faith. One missing link could mean failure. Knowledge is empowering and could save your savings! Fashion For Profit is the book that will support your ideas and help you to realize your dream. You will not only learn what you need to know, but what you want to know.As you browse this book, you will note that you will get more and more excited. Each chapter brings definitive information about each specific area of apparel manufacturing. You will find that many of the questions you thought would never be addressed anywhere are answered here in clear and understandable terms!

  • ASIN: B00WOGXDHK

Designer's Guide to Fashion Apparel

Designer's Guide to Fashion Apparel

Designer's Guide to Fashion Apparel explores the creative process of apparel design and the development of a collection. From budget to couture, children's to men's and women's, fashion-forward to traditional and formal to active, the text demonstrates the proper application of design principles in creating aesthetically pleasing apparel while emphasizing the importance of production parameters as dictated by the needs of the target consumer. Written from an industry perspective, the book is intended to nurture the student's interest in design while providing the thorough grounding needed for a successful career in the business.

  • ASIN: 1563679019

Draping for Apparel Design

Draping for Apparel Design

The third edition of Draping for Apparel Design combines Joseph-Armstrong's classic step-by-step instructions with a user-friendly layout. To show how to turn two-dimensional drawings into three-dimensional garments, the author presents the following three draping principles and techniques: manipulating dart excess, adding fullness, and contour draping. New and updated design projects illustrate how to prepare a draping plan. Design analyses identify the creative elements of each design and help determine draping techniques required to develop patterns. This text emphasizes the importance of draping foundation garments for building more complex designs. Designers will gain essential skills to creatively apply draping techniques to their own designs.

  • Brand: imusti
  • ASIN: 1609012402

The Fashion Designer Survival Guide, Revised and Expanded Edition: Start and Run Your Own Fashion Business

The Fashion Designer Survival Guide, Revised and Expanded Edition: Start and Run Your Own Fashion Business

Mary Gehlhar, author, industry authority, and consultant to hundreds of designers, including Zac Posen, Twinkle by Wenlan, Rebecca Taylor, and Cloak, gives readers behind-the-scenes insights and essential business information on creating and sustaining a successful career as an independent designer. With advice from fashion luminaries including Donna Karan, Tommy Hilfiger, Cynthia Rowley, Diane von Furstenberg, Richard Tyler, and top executives from Saks Fifth Avenue and Barneys New York, this fully updated and revised edition of The Fashion Designer Survival Guide addresses the latest trends in apparel and accessories, the newest designers, an updated introduction, and a new foreword by Diane von Furstenberg, Designer and President of the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA). The Fashion Designer Survival Guide provides the necessary tools to get a fashion line or label up and moving on the right track, including: How to create a viable business plan Figuring out how much money you need, where and how to get it, and how to make it last, including the latest on private equity The best sources for fabric and materials Navigating the pitfalls of production both at home and abroad Marketing, branding, and getting the product into the stores and into the customer’s cl...

  • Brand: imusti
  • ASIN: 1427797102

Apparel Production Management and the Technical Package

Apparel Production Management and the Technical Package

In today's global apparel industry, garments that are designed domestically are often manufactured overseas. The technical package, a series of forms that define a garment's specifications, is critical to ensuring that a particular style is executed correctly and in the most cost- and time-efficient manner possible. Apparel Production Management and the Technical Package presents the basics of production management and provides clear instructions for creating each component of a production package.

  • Brand: Myers McDevitt Paula J
  • ASIN: 1563678691

Beyond Design: The Synergy of Apparel Product Development, 3rd Edition

Beyond Design: The Synergy of Apparel Product Development, 3rd Edition

This practical text takes students step-by-step through the pre-production processes of apparel product development: planning, forecasting, fabricating, line development, technical design, pricing, and sourcing. It demonstrates how these processes must be coordinated to get the right product to market, when consumers want it and at a price they are willing to pay. Now in full color, this 3rd Edition includes a greater focus on sustainability and business ethics, fast fashion calendars and their impact on product development, and the effect of social media on design and distribution. The text also includes a discussion of how technologies-such as color matching, body scanning, and the use of avatars for fitting and patternmaking-have advanced in their accuracy and commercial applications. Chapters have been updated to incorporate current practices in sourcing, pricing and costing with a more focused point of view on how increasingly sophisticated distribution channels impact the product development process.

  • Brand: Brand: Fairchild Books
  • ASIN: 1609012267
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