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1,000 Dresses : The Fashion Design Resource
by Tracy Fitzgerald and Alison Taylor and Stephen Faerm


Overview - The study of the dress can reveal a wealth of information that can epitomize an era and provide insight into the historical, social, and cultural context of the time. Here, in this comprehensive library of 1,000 garments, the authors explore and document all aspects of the dress, from its evolution and impact on the fashion industry to its ability to move from functional garment to art form.  Read more...

 
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Overview
The study of the dress can reveal a wealth of information that can epitomize an era and provide insight into the historical, social, and cultural context of the time. Here, in this comprehensive library of 1,000 garments, the authors explore and document all aspects of the dress, from its evolution and impact on the fashion industry to its ability to move from functional garment to art form. A directory of dresses is organized by style, with variations for each. Cut, construction, embellishments, proportion, symmetry, volume and more are reviewed. Explored varieties include:
Day Dress Shift Dress Shirtdress Pinafore Sundress Knit Dress Coatdress Cultural Influences Special Occasion
With a glossary of terms and more than 1,000 stunning full-color illustrations, "1,000 Dresses: The Fashion Design Resource" is a veritable dress bible. It is a must-have resource for anyone who is passionate about fashion.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9781438003283
  • ISBN-10: 1438003285
  • Publisher: Barron's Educational Series
  • Publish Date: March 2014
  • Page Count: 288
  • Dimensions: 10.17 x 8.71 x 0.88 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 2.39 pounds


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