Fashion Makers Fashion Shapers

Fashion Makers  Fashion Shapers

Fashion Makers Fashion Shapers

A collection of interviews with designers, founders of fashion labels, editors, stylists, buyers, trend forecasters. and educators explore the inner workings of the world of fashion.

Fashion Design

Fashion Design

Fashion Design

Fashion Design: The Complete Guide is a stylish introduction to the fashion business. From the research process to the fashion market, this is an exciting springboard into the industry.

Fashion Design The Complete Guide

Fashion Design  The Complete Guide

Fashion Design The Complete Guide

Fashion Design: The Complete Guide is a modern and stylish introduction to working within the fashion industry today. Catwalk images show the latest trends and contributions from industry professionals span centres of fashion across London, Paris and New York. A fabulous selection of images and plenty of suggestions of further resources make this a useful and exciting springboard into a successful career in fashion. This behind-the-scenes guide to the study of fashion is for current and aspiring designers, fashion lovers and students. It provides an all-inclusive overview of the entire design process, covering the history of fashion, fashion illustration, colour and fabrics, the journey from concept to finished garment, research processes, presenting a collection and professional practice. It is generously illustrated throughout with images from famous designers, includes promising graduate work and showcases original artwork from a variety of studios. The new essential text for aspiring fashion designers, Fashion Design: The Complete Guide is filled with practical advice at every stage, including help with portfolios, personal promotion and career opportunities. With an attractive and colourful layout, every chapter also includes interviews, discussion questions, activities and further reading. The book is illustrated with beautiful examples of work from both established and up-and-coming designers, including Alexander McQueen, Viktor & Rolf, Jean-Paul Gaultier, Christian Dior, Anna Sui, Jonathan Saunders, Mary Katrantzou and Elie Saab, and pictures of style icons such as Tilda Swinton and Gwen Stefani.

Color Forecasting for Fashion

Color Forecasting for Fashion

Color Forecasting for Fashion

Color is a powerful selling tool. It is the first thing to catch the consumer's eye in the shop window. Get the color choice wrong and an entire range can stay on the racks. So, how do colors arrive on the runway or the sales floor and why do different companies all seem to choose similar colors each season? The answer lies in the work of the huge color forecasting industry. Color Forecasting for Fashion breaks down the forecasting process—from how to put together a color palette to color theory and the way that colors behave—and helps you to build the combination of research and intuitive skills that a successful designer or forecaster needs.

Colour Forecasting for Fashion

Colour Forecasting for Fashion

Colour Forecasting for Fashion

Colour is a powerful selling tool. It is the first thing to catch the consumer's eye in the shop window. Get the colour choice wrong and an entire range can stay on the racks. So, how do colours arrive on the catwalk or the sales floor – and why do different companies all seem to choose similar colours each season? The answer lies in the work of the huge colour forecasting industry. With case studies that show the industry at work, this book breaks down the forecasting process – from how to put together a colour palette to colour theory and the way that colours behave – and helps you to build the combination of research and intuitive skills that a successful designer or forecaster needs.

In an Influential Fashion

In an Influential Fashion

In an Influential Fashion

Identifies the major designers and retailers who have impacted 19th- and 20th-century American fashion and culture.

Fashion

Fashion

Fashion

"From Coco Chanel to Christian Dior and from Giorgio Armani to Vivienne Westwood, 'Icons of Culture: Fashion' offers a rich and comprehensive introduction to the lives and accomplishments of 50 key individuals who dominated the fashion industry from the late nineteenth century to the present day..."--Jacket.

Image Makers Image Takers

Image Makers  Image Takers

Image Makers Image Takers

Features interviews with successful photographers from different disciplines that discuss such topics as inspiration, how a signature style is developed, and the role of postproduction.