Couture Unfolded

Couture Unfolded : Innovative Pleats, Folds and Draping in Fashion Design

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Folds are currently on the rise at the moment and this book shows how to manipulate and finish them in order to obtain that personal touch so crucial in the world of fashion. Working from the simplest possible form, the book addresses all major dimensional techniques, shows how they are related and give examples of both traditional and modern variations. This book can be considered as an encyclopaedia of folding techniques, explaining step by step the world of folds and how to apply them in practice. The explanations and diagrams about the different types of pleating are very clear and easy to follow, showing the stages of construction and the finished garments. This title includes an analysis of the use of folds in fashion throughout history and also a helpful tutorial using 30 examples from some of the most innovative and avant- garde designers in fashion today.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 240 pages
  • 185 x 225 x 17mm | 543g
  • Barcelona, Spain
  • English
  • fully illustrated in colour
  • 8416851913
  • 9788416851911
  • 593,888

About Brunella Giannangeli

Brunella Giannangeli, Venezuelan of Italian origin, studied in the United States, where she graduated as a graphic designer at the Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale. In 2009 she moved to Madrid to study a Masters in Textile and Surfaces Design at the IED Design School. Currently, Brunella lives in London, where she created her own collection of fabrics and prints for various clients in the fashion and interior design sectors. For the realization of this book Brunella has collaborated with the Spanish dressmaker Maria Molina.
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