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1000 dresses : the fashion design resource

Author: Tracy Fitzgerald; Alison Taylor, (Knitwear designer)
Publisher: Hauppauge, New York : Barron's, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First edition for North AmericaView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tracy Fitzgerald; Alison Taylor, (Knitwear designer)
ISBN: 9781438003283 1438003285 9780500291443 0500291446
OCLC Number: 857980692
Notes: "A Quatro Book"--Title page verso.
Includes index.
Description: 288 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 26 cm
Contents: Machine generated contents note: Day Dress --
Formal --
Pinafore --
Overalls --
Wrap --
Fitted-and-flared --
Body conscious --
Shift Dress --
Shift --
A-line --
Trapeze --
Tent --
Tunic --
Shirtdress --
Shirt --
Uniform/military --
Safari --
Tuxedo --
Sundress --
Sun --
Smock --
Petticoat --
Sarong --
Skater --
Tea dress --
Knit Dress --
Knit --
Sweater --
T-shirt --
Tank --
Polo --
Body conscious/tube/sheath --
Coatdress --
Tailored --
Housecoat --
Wrap --
Cape --
Cultural Influences --
Boho --
Prairie --
Grecian --
Caftan --
Kimono --
Chinoiserie --
Special Occasion --
Formal --
Body conscious --
Tea dress --
Petticoat --
Cocktail/prom --
Ball gown --
Wedding --
Innovative --
Pattern cutting --
Fabrics.
Other Titles: One thousand dresses
Responsibility: Tracy Fitzgerald and Alison Taylor ; foreword by Stephen Faerm.

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Creating an overview of how the dress evolved and its impact on the fashion industry, the authors pay homage to the experimental, the beautiful, and the innovative, showing how a dress can  Read more...

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