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The Fashion Design Reference & Specification Book

Book Description

An essential primer for students and first-stop reference for professionals, The Fashion Design Reference & Specification Book takes the fashion designer through the entire design process, from conceiving a garment to marketing it. This valuable handbook contains the information and ideas essential to planning and executing fashion projects of every scale and distills them in an easy-to-use format that is compact enough to slip into a tote. Linking six central phases in the cycle of fashion research, editing, design, construction, connection, and evolution The Fashion Design Reference & Specification Book helps designers develop effective strategies for building a cohesive collection and communicating their vision.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title
  3. Contents
  4. Introduction
  5. 1 RESEARCH
    1. Chapter 1 Evaluation (1/2)
    2. Chapter 1 Evaluation (2/2)
    3. Chapter 2 Collection Theory (1/2)
    4. Chapter 2 Collection Theory (2/2)
    5. Chapter 3 Fashion History (1/6)
    6. Chapter 3 Fashion History (2/6)
    7. Chapter 3 Fashion History (3/6)
    8. Chapter 3 Fashion History (4/6)
    9. Chapter 3 Fashion History (5/6)
    10. Chapter 3 Fashion History (6/6)
    11. Chapter 4 Forecasting (1/2)
    12. Chapter 4 Forecasting (2/2)
  6. Perspectives: Ralph Rucci (1/2)
  7. Perspectives: Ralph Rucci (2/2)
  8. 2 EDIT
    1. Chapter 5 Crafting Questions (1/2)
    2. Chapter 5 Crafting Questions (2/2)
    3. Chapter 6 Mood Boards and Library
    4. Chapter 7 Specialization (1/3)
    5. Chapter 7 Specialization (2/3)
    6. Chapter 7 Specialization (3/3)
    7. Chapter 8 Profiles (1/2)
    8. Chapter 8 Profiles (2/2)
    9. Chapter 9 Budget, Time, and Money (1/2)
    10. Chapter 9 Budget, Time, and Money (2/2)
  9. Perspectives: Joseph Abboud (1/2)
  10. Perspectives: Joseph Abboud (2/2)
  11. 3 DESIGN
    1. Chapter 10 Color (1/2)
    2. Chapter 10 Color (2/2)
    3. Chapter 11 Textiles (1/3)
    4. Chapter 11 Textiles (2/3)
    5. Chapter 11 Textiles (3/3)
    6. Chapter 12 Silhouette (1/2)
    7. Chapter 12 Silhouette (2/2)
    8. Chapter 13 Accessories
  12. Perspectives: Carla Fernández (1/2)
  13. Perspectives: Carla Fernández (2/2)
  14. 4 CONSTRUCT
    1. Chapter 14 Rendering (1/3)
    2. Chapter 14 Rendering (2/3)
    3. Chapter 14 Rendering (3/3)
    4. Chapter 15 Patternmaking (1/3)
    5. Chapter 15 Patternmaking (2/3)
    6. Chapter 15 Patternmaking (3/3)
    7. Chapter 16 Stitching (1/2)
    8. Chapter 16 Stitching (2/2)
    9. Chapter 17 Finishing
  15. Perspectives: Yeohlee Teng (1/2)
  16. Perspectives: Yeohlee Teng (2/2)
  17. 5 CONNECT
    1. Chapter 18 Portfolios
    2. Chapter 19 Branding (1/2)
    3. Chapter 19 Branding (2/2)
    4. Chapter 20 Marketing (1/2)
    5. Chapter 20 Marketing (2/2)
    6. Chapter 21 Shows (1/2)
    7. Chapter 21 Shows (2/2)
  18. Perspectives: Isaac Mizrahi (1/2)
  19. Perspectives: Isaac Mizrahi (2/2)
  20. 6 EVOLVE
    1. Chapter 22 Celebrity (1/2)
    2. Chapter 22 Celebrity (2/2)
    3. Chapter 23 Art (1/2)
    4. Chapter 23 Art (2/2)
    5. Chapter 24 Technology and Sustainability (1/2)
    6. Chapter 24 Technology and Sustainability (2/2)
    7. Chapter 25 Awareness (1/2)
    8. Chapter 25 Awareness (2/2)
    9. Chapter 26 Experience and Education (1/3)
    10. Chapter 26 Experience and Education (2/3)
    11. Chapter 26 Experience and Education (3/3)
  21. Perspectives: Treacy, Mallis, Bowers, Monahan, Mello, Parmal (1/3)
  22. Perspectives: Treacy, Mallis, Bowers, Monahan, Mello, Parmal (2/3)
  23. Perspectives: Treacy, Mallis, Bowers, Monahan, Mello, Parmal (3/3)
  24. Index
    1. A
    2. B
    3. C
    4. D
    5. E
    6. F
    7. G
    8. H
    9. I
    10. J
    11. K
    12. L
    13. M
    14. N
    15. O
    16. P
    17. Q
    18. R
    19. S
    20. T
    21. U
    22. V
    23. W
    24. Y
    25. Z
  25. Acknowledgments
  26. About the Author