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The Fashion Encyclopedia : A Visual Resource for Terms, Techniques, and Styles
by Emily Angus and Macushla Baudis and Philippa Woodcock


Overview - Students, designers, and anyone who has a love of clothes will find "The Fashion Encyclopedia" to be an essential reference for clothing terminology in both historical and contemporary contexts. From types of embroidery and lace to definitions for clothing styles and stitching, from panniers and plackets to the difference between a batwing and a dolman sleeve, it's all here in this exhaustive and easy-to-follow volume.  Read more...

 
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Overview
Students, designers, and anyone who has a love of clothes will find "The Fashion Encyclopedia" to be an essential reference for clothing terminology in both historical and contemporary contexts. From types of embroidery and lace to definitions for clothing styles and stitching, from panniers and plackets to the difference between a batwing and a dolman sleeve, it's all here in this exhaustive and easy-to-follow volume. Inside, hundreds of definitions of every conceivable item of clothing, from hats to heels, can be found, along with all the key words, technical terms, industry jargon, and more, including:
  • Fashion Terminology & Trends
  • Clothing styles
  • Accessories
  • Components of Garments
  • Tailoring and Stitching
  • Textiles and Fabrics

    More than 300 hundred stunning fashion archive and runway images, as well as detailed line drawings and close-up photographs, will help explain and demonstrate the techniques, fashion movements, and styles.

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    Details
    • ISBN-13: 9780764167676
    • ISBN-10: 0764167677
    • Publisher: Barron's Educational Series
    • Publish Date: April 2015
    • Page Count: 352
    • Dimensions: 9.4 x 7.4 x 1.4 inches
    • Shipping Weight: 2.6 pounds


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