1000 Dresses

The Fashion Design Resource

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Tracy Fitzgerald, Alison Taylor

Description

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.

Additional information

Weight 1171 g
Dimensions 21.5 x 25 cm
Publisher name Thames and Hudson Ltd
Publication date 1 March 2014
Number of pages 288
Format Paperback / softback
Dimensions 21.5 x 25 cm
Weight 1171 g

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.