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Fashion Design

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ISBN-10: 0823016382

ISBN-13: 9780823016389

Edition: 2002

Authors: Sue Jenkyn Jones

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Book details

List price: $29.95
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Watson-Guptill Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 9/1/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 192
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.892
Language: English

Who this book is for
How to use the book
Have you got what it takes?
The first steps
The college syllabus
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
Fashion time line
From manufacture to market
Historical background
Manufacture today
Types of producer
Market segmentation
Types of retailer
Price points
The body
Inspiring bodies
Drawing and illustration
Using computers
The elements of design
The principles of design
Colour and fabric
Colour basics
Range building
Fabric suppliers
Fabric fairs
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
The brief
What is a brief?
Types of brief
What the brief asks of you
Aims and objectives
Personal creativity and style
The crit
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
Further reading & useful addresses
Picture credits & acknowledgements