Fashion design /Series: Biebl Ranweiler portfolio seriesPublication details: London : Laurence King, ©2005.Edition: 2nd edDescription: 240 pages : illustrations (some color), color portraits ; 26 cmISBN:
- TT507 .J68 2005
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Previous edition: 2002.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Introduction -- Who this book is for -- How to use the book -- Have you got what it takes? -- The first steps -- The college syllabus -- I. Context -- The uses of clothing -- The language of fashion -- The geography of fashion -- Two kinds of fashion -- Time and timing -- The fashion calendar -- The fashion cycle -- Fashion and culture -- Media -- Fashion time line -- II. From manufacture to market -- Historical background -- Manufacture today -- Types of producer -- Market segmentation -- Types of retailer -- Price points -- III. The body -- Inspiring bodies -- Drawing and illustration -- Using computers -- The elements of design -- The principles of design -- IV. Colour and fabric -- Colour basics -- Fabrics -- Range building -- Fabric suppliers -- Fabric fairs -- V. In the studio -- The college studio -- Measuring and mapping -- Pattern drafting -- Developing the pattern -- The toile -- Making the toile -- Markings and notches -- Draping on the stand -- Cutting the sample -- Sewing -- Fitting -- VI. The brief -- What is a brief? -- Types of brief -- What the brief asks of you -- Aims and objectives -- Inspiration -- Personal creativity and style -- Presentation -- The crit -- Assessment -- VII. The final collection -- and beyond -- The final collection -- The college fashion show -- Student exhibitions -- Your portfolio -- Your first job -- Careers in fashion -- Writing a CV or resume -- The interview -- some dos and don'ts -- Glossary -- Further reading & useful addresses -- Index -- Picture credits & acknowledgements.
"Offers students a through grounding in the principles of fashion design. It describes the qualities and skills needed to become a fashion designer, examines the varied career opportunities available and gives a balanced inside view of the fashion business today. Subjects covered include how to interpret a project brief; building a collection; choosing fabric; fit and cutting methods; and portfolio presentation. This revised edition discusses the technological developments that are changing the fashion industry and includes expanded chapters on drawing and making techniques, and careers in fashion. With updated photographs and illustrations, and extensive resource lists and glossaries, the book provides new designers with a valuable route-guide to the profession."--Cover.