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The Fashion Dictionary: A Visual Resource for Terms, Techniques and Styles

Angus, Emily

ISBN 10: 1780975694 / ISBN 13: 9781780975696
Published by Carlton Books Ltd
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Covers hundreds of fashion terms, techniques and details - from the types of embroidery or lace to definitions for clothing styles and stitching, from panniers and plackets to the difference between a batwing and a dolman sleeve. This book features images from fashion archives, along with technical line drawings and close-up photographs. Num Pages: 352 pages, 350 colour photographs & line drawings. BIC Classification: AKTA; GBC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 201 x 246 x 32. Weight in Grams: 1214. . 2015. Hardcover. . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Bookseller Inventory # V9781780975696

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Title: The Fashion Dictionary: A Visual Resource ...

Publisher: Carlton Books Ltd

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:New

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An essential reference, The Fashion Directory covers hundreds of current fashion terms, techniques and details - from the types of embroidery or lace to definitions for clothing styles and stitching, from panniers and plackets to the difference between a batwing and a dolman sleeve. Appealing to students, designers or anyone who is interested in clothes, the book covers every conceivable item of clothing, from hats to heels, and also takes a closer look at adornment, unusual design features, cuffs and colours, embroidery, textiles, tailoring and trends. Providing an excellent resource book for the fashion student and fashionista alike, it is illustrated with unique images from fashion archives, along with technical line drawings and close-up photographs.

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Emily Angus has a Masters in design history and material culture from the Royal College of Art. A fashion and textile specialist and past lecturer at the University of Northampton, Emily was a contributing writer to Liberty, a book on the British department store, and Fashion: The Whole Story. She is joined by a team of fashion historians and authors, to be confirmed.

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