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.