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Fashion Technology: Find Books
This subject guide will direct students to available library resources and more.
When photographing people, you can have a great composition, perfect light, and the right camera settings, but if your subject doesn't look right--if the pose is off--the shot will not be a keeper. Posing is truly a crucial skill that photographers need to have in order to create great photographs. If you're looking to improve your ability to pose your subjects--whether they're men, women, couples, or groups--best-selling author and photographer Lindsay Adler's The Photographer's Guide to Posing: Techniques to Flatter Everyone is the perfect resource for you.
Basics Fashion Design 03- Construction by Anette Fischer is the third book in AVA's Basics Fashion Design series. It leads the reader through the essential stages of creating a garment, from pattern cutting and draping a mannequin, to finishing and haberdashery. Construction is the foundation of fashion design; it takes passion and skill to turn a two-dimensional drawing into a successful garment. This book guides you through the process, teaching you the theory, practical skills and techniques you need to succeed.
Fashion collections vary depending on market level, product type, season, customer and retail outlets. Basics Fashion Design- Developing a Collection teaches the process from initial design ideas through development of product to the final outcome and its ultimate exhibition and sale. The book is supported by illustrative examples and case studies, and includes an overview of fashion collections through the eyes of prominent fashion journalists. Developing a Collection contains everything the fashion student needs to know about developing a collection, including an overview of the development process; the common themes used by designers; different market levels, from haute couture to the high street; specialist collections; and approaches to designing a student collection.
Renowned for its comprehensive coverage, exceptional illustrations, and clear instructions, Patternmaking for Fashion Design offers detailed yet easy-to-understand explanations of the essence of patternmaking. Hinging on a recurring theme that all designs are based on one or more of the three major patternmaking and design principles-dart manipulation, added fullness, and contouring-it provides students with all the relevant information necessary to create design patterns with accuracy regardless of their complexity.
The Cristóbal Balenciaga Museoa in Getaria, Spain, holds the largest collection of Balenciaga's designs. This catalogue offers a selection of the most representative pieces of the Museum's collection, with hundreds of photographs and four essays wriiten by specialists on Balenciaga's life and work.
Presented as a step-by-step guide, packed with case studies and interviews, inspiring fashion illustrations, diagrams and imagery from established fashion entrepreneurs to enhance the understanding of the subject area.
The definitive source of information for anyone interested in fashion show production - from an informal affair to a large, complex event. All aspects of fashion show production are covered including reasons to produce a show, planning, model selection, merchandise selection, staging and music, budgeting, show preparation, execution, and evaluation.
No matter how talented you are as a designer, if you are going to run a successful fashion label you need to know about business from marketing and PR to manufacturing your collection, and where to find the money to finance it all. This is a guide to running your own business, whether it is within the clothing, accessories or footwear sectors.
Cosplayers rejoice! The Hero's Closet is the ultimate DIY guide to creating unique and fantastical homemade costumes This essential handbook offers detailed, step-by-step instructions that cover the basics of sewing costumes (which often require skills not found in standard sewing guides) to help even the most novice sewists create the costumes of their dreams.
Combining fashion theory with approaches from literature, art, advertising, music, media studies, material studies, and sociology, contributors from across Europe, Australia, and the United States consider the function of fashion within popular culture.
Call Number: GT617.H3 M67 2014 Hawaii Pacific Collection
Situated at the crossroads of different cultures, Honolulu has a style all of its own. This book captures this unique approach as it demonstrates how global trends are transformed by stylish Honolulu denizens to give them a unique, local look.