1000 Dresses Fashion Design Resource

Author(s): Tracy Fitzgerald


The study of the dress can reveal a wealth of information that can epitomize an era and provide insight into the historical, social, and cultural context of the time. Here, in this comprehensive library of 1,000 garments, the authors explore and document all aspects of the dress, from its evolution and impact on the fashion industry to its ability to move from functional garment to art form. A directory of dresses is organized by style, with variations for each. Cut, construction, embellishments, proportion, symmetry, volume and more are reviewed. Explored varieties include: Day Dress Shift Dress Shirtdress Pinafore Sundress Knit Dress Coatdress Cultural Influences Special OccasionWith a glossary of terms and more than 1,000 stunning full-color illustrations, 1000 Dresses: The Fashion Design Resource is a veritable dress bible. It is a must-have resource for anyone who is passionate about fashion.


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General Fields

  • : 9781438003283
  • : B.E.S. Publishing
  • : Barron's
  • : 1.1113
  • : March 2014
  • : --- length: - '10' width: - '8.5' units: - Inches
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Tracy Fitzgerald
  • : Hardback
  • : English
  • : 288