Author: Editors of Phaidon
Publisher: Phaidon Press
Release Date: 2013-10-14
The fashion Bible. - Vogue Spanning almost 200 years, The Fashion Book: New and Expanded Edition, is a massive A-to-Z encyclopedia of fashion packed with hundreds of profiles designers, photographers, style icons, models, and retailers. This essential guide is now fully up-to-date and of the moment, featuring legends such as Coco Chanel and Karl Lagerfeld alongside designers of today such as Alexander Wang and Phoebe Philo. Photographers range from Richard Avedon and Helmut Newton to Mert & Marcus and Terry Richardson, while Kate Moss and Lady Gaga join the ranks of the most influential style icons. Over 500 gorgeous, nearly full-page photographs make this the must-have fashion book of the season. The Fashion Book: New and Expanded Edition features a specially commissioned new cover design by celebrated fashion illustrator Mats Gustafson. Known throughout the industry for his elegant watercolors, Gustafson has worked with Hermès, Tiffany & Co., Yohji Yamamoto, and Comme des Garçons.
The Fashion Book takes a fresh look at the fashion world and the people who created and inspired it. Spanning almost 200 years, the entire industry is represented; from clothing and footwear designers, to photographers, stylists, icons and retailers, including the new category of educational institutions that have been fundamental in the careers of many of the creative individuals. Marking the significant changes on the fashion landscape since the first edition, this revision includes updates on existing entries as well as important new names who have fundamentally shaped the way we see fashion, from designers such as Nicholas Ghesquière, Gareth Pugh and Phoebe Philo, influential image makers Mert and Marcus and Mario Sorrenti, and contemporary icons Lady Gaga and Tilda Swinton, representing just a few of the many exciting new figures. New faces rub shoulders with the fashion pioneers of the original edition; such as Coco Chanel, Issey Miyake, Yves Saint Laurent, Kate Moss and Helmut Newton. In keeping in the reference style of the first edition, this new edition reflects a comprehensive view of the fashion industry today. Easy to use and filled with inspirational images, The Fashion Book is organized as an A-Z guide of names, listing 576 entries across the categories of clothing and accessory designers, photographers, institutions, models and those iconic individuals who instigated or symbolize a whole fashion movement. Cutting through the usual classifications, and organized alphabetically, the book creates unexpected juxtapositions that make fascinating and unlikely partnerships: the powerful Anna Wintour sits opposite the pioneer of modern fashion, Charles Worth while Terry Richardson rubs shoulders with Herb Ritts, and digital print wunderkind Mary Katranzou meets Rei Kawakubo. Each entry is illustrated with a photograph or drawing from the most important creative talents in the industry - showing a quintessential aspect of their work. An accompanying text describes where they fit into the fashion story and includes essential biographical information about the subject. In addition, The Fashion Book uses a comprehensive cross-referencing system and glossary which explain the many collaborations and techniques used in fashion, that singular business which lives somewhere between art and commerce.
The story of style - going behind the scenes of the fashion world A gorgeous style guide for teenage girls who want to discover the stories behind their favourite looks, create their own style and learn what makes the fashion world tick! From corsets and camis to tailoring and trilby hats The Fashion Book is packed with stunning images and beautiful pictures of fashion's biggest trends and hidden secrets to teach you all there is to know about fashion. Through amazing features and illustrations you'll discover a unique look at fashion revealing how modern-day styles are created from street and catwalk trends, as well as cool looks from the past. Go behind the scenes of the exclusive fashion world where style icons, designers and top models reveal practical tips, trivia and secrets of the industry, from the rules of the frow to a day in the life of a catwalk model. Charting the changing shapes of clothing, including the highs and lows of heels, The Fashion Book is packed with colourful drawings and photographs that reveal the lively world of fashion. Use the practical tips and suggestions to make your own unique, stunning outfits at home that'll be the envy of all your friends! With over 50 unique fashion styles for you to try out and inside secrets from key designers and models in the fashion world you'll be clued up on the latest and greatest fashion trends that strutted onto our streets.
Full of stunning color illustrations, and with a stylist's sketchbook section at the back, this book is a must have for anyone with a passion for fashion This book is the perfect gift for any aspiring fashion designer. It's packed full of advice, handy hints, and top tricks and tips to help aspiring designers get started on the path to fashion stardom. From learning to draw a basic silhouette and finding out about some of the world's most fabulous fashion houses, to scrapbooking fabrics, colors, and textures, this book will inspire and guide aspiring designers into creating their own cool collections.
Author: Alexandra Black
Release Date: 2016
A sassy style guide for teenage girls shares insight into the fashion world and how to personalize one's appearance for best results, chronicling fashion trends throughout history while sharing practical tips from top designers and models.
Author: Tim Jackson
Release Date: 2004-09-20
The Fashion Handbook is the indispensable guide to the fashion industry. It explores the varied and diverse aspects of the business, bringing together critical concepts with practical information about the industry’s structure and core skills, as well as offering advice on real working practices and providing information about careers and training. Tracing the development of the fashion industry, this book looks at how fashion can be understood from both social and cultural perspectives. Each chapter contributes to the knowledge of a particular academic or vocational area either through building on existing research or through the dissemination of new research undertaken into specialist vocational disciplines. The Fashion Handbook uses case studies, interviews and profiles and includes chapters written by recognised academics and fashion industry experts. Specialist topics include fashion culture, luxury brands, fashion journalism, fashion buying, design and manufacturing, retailing, PR and styling. The Fashion Handbook includes: a unique and wide overview of the fashion industry chapters on specialist topics contributions from recognised experts in both academia and the fashion industry expert advice on careers in fashion retailing. A must for all students of the fashion world.
Guides students and professionals through the fashion design process, from creating a garment to marketing it, in an updated edition that includes new information on digital technology, portfolio building, and other industry topics.
Das erste Buch der Fashion-Ikone Garance Doré! Garance Doré, die Stimme hinter dem gleichnamigen Erfolgsblog, begeistert Millionen von Lesern weltweit mit ihrem unverwechselbaren Stil. In ihrem Fashionguide gibt sie Tipps zu Mode und Beauty, verrät, wie man in allen Lebenslagen stilvoll und cool auftritt, und nimmt uns mit hinter die Kulissen der Modewelt. Hier ist alles vereint, was Modefans lieben: tolle Fashion-Fotos und Illustrationen, besonderes Layout und Dorés außergewöhnliches Erzähltalent. Die perfekte Verbindung von französischer Nonchalance und New Yorker Coolness!
Author: Nicholas Coleridge
Publisher: Random House
Release Date: 2012-06-30
Genre: Business & Economics
From the catwalks of Paris to the sweatshops of South Korea; from Seventh Avenue glitz to Tokyo new-wave... The sophisticated brokings of the fashion conspiracy have generated a powerful new force in the world economy; designer money. Nicholas Coleridge presents a fascinating portrait of the jet-setting matrons who are the gurus and tyrants of the fashion press; of fashion legends like Paloma Picasso and Tina Chow; of the top store buyers who command $700 million a season. He probes the incredible world of the designer billionaires like Ralph Lauren, Calvin Klein and Yves St Laurent whose fashion empires are richer than entire Third World countries. Here are the jealousies, the glamour, the buccaneering, the espionage and the razzmatazz in a witty and penetrating guide to an extraordinary world.