0

Your Basket

1000 Dresses

The Fashion Design Resource

Tracy Fitzgerald, Alison Taylor

£16.95

With stunning photographs of 1,000 covetable dresses, this gorgeous pictorial collection is an unparalleled source of creative inspiration and a mine of information for students, designers and all fashionistas

Overview

With stunning photographs of 1,000 covetable dresses, this gorgeous pictorial collection is an unparalleled source of creative inspiration and a mine of information for students, designers and all fashionistas. Discover myriad design possibilities and use this book as a springboard for your own unique dress ideas - or simply revel in the beauty and craftsmanship on show.

• Fabulously illustrated with catwalk photographs, analysed to pinpoint the desirable features of each dress.

• Each chapter includes a directory of dress styles, featuring historical precedents; illustrations of versions of the shape to demonstrate how it can be interpreted, with technical details; designer notes explaining what should be borne in mind when embarking on this style; and simple sketches of alternative design possibilities.

• Brilliantly organized and easy-to-navigate content is ordered into colour-coded chapters by dress shape.

Read More

Reviews

'A must-have for any fashion designer, fashion student, or anyone even vaguely interested in the fashion industry'
The Mayfair Magazine

'A no-nonsense title for a no-nonsense book … this is one for budding designers - if you get stuck on style, silhouette, shape or detailing, there will be something to inspire here'
Glamour

Related Topics

Further Details

Specifications

Format: Paperback

Size: 25.4 x 21.5 cm

Extent: 288 pp

Publication date: 24 March 2014

ISBN: 9780500291443

Contents List

Introduction: The Evolution of the Dress • The Dress Directory: Shift Dress; Uniform Style; Pinafore Dress; Sweater Dress; Column Dress; Sun Dress; Kaftan; Coat Dress; Special Occasion • Innovative Dress • Glossary

About the Author

Tracy Fitzgerald is a fashion designer with many years of experience designing across all levels of the fashion industry. Co-author of 200 Projects to Get You into Fashion, she currently lectures on the Fashion BA Hons degree course at the University of the West of England, Bristol.

Alison Taylor currently lectures on the Fashion BA Hons degree course at the University of the West of England, Bristol. She has also established a successful knitwear business.

List of Contributors

Stephen Faerm