Inside Fashion Design

Inside Fashion Design

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For courses in Fashion Design, Introduction to Fashion, or Fashion Merchandising.This best-selling text for introductory apparel design courses gives students a close look at the fashion industry from the professional designer's viewpoint. The book is known for its clear and comprehensive coverage and its excellent illustrations. Each chapter links stylishly updated visual images with relevant concepts. Coverage of the role of computers and digital technology are integrated into every phase of the design and production of apparel.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 480 pages
  • 210.82 x 279.4 x 25.4mm | 1,179.33g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • Upper Saddle River, NJ, United States
  • English
  • 5th edition
  • 0130453668
  • 9780130453662
  • 2,050,082

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ENTER THE EXCITING WORLD OF FASHION with an insider's view of the business and creative aspects of designing apparel. Dynamic illustrations and photographs reinforce the clearly written text. Vocabulary, creative exercises and discussion questions reinforce student learning. NEW TO THIS EDITION: Latest information on computer assisted design and productionNew resources for researching fashion trendsExciting examples demonstrating seasonal color selectionComprehensive history of swimwearshow more

Table of contents

(NOTE: Each chapter includes a summary, a review, and discussion questions.)I. THE BUSINESS OF DESIGN. 1. The Apparel Manufacturer. 2. What Does a Designer Do? 3. Sources of Inspiration. 4. Designing a Successful Garment. 5. Organizing of a Line. II. MATERIALS. 6. Fabricating a Line. 7. Kinds of Trims and Their Uses. III. SPECIALITY DESIGN CATEGORIES. 8. Children's Wear. 9. Men's Wear. IV. APPAREL CATEGORIES. 10. Tops and Coats. 11. Skirts. 12. Dresses. 13. Sportswear and Pants. Index.show more

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