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The Fairchild dictionary of fashion

Author: Charlotte Mankey Calasibetta; Phyllis G Tortora; Fairchild Publications.
Publisher: New York : Fairchild Publications, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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Defines terms related to costume styles, the components of clothing, fabrics, and sewing techniques.
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Genre/Form: Dictionaries
Dictionnaires anglais
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Calasibetta, Charlotte Mankey.
Fairchild dictionary of fashion.
New York : Fairchild Publications, ©2003
(OCoLC)742277938
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Charlotte Mankey Calasibetta; Phyllis G Tortora; Fairchild Publications.
ISBN: 1563672359 9781563672354
OCLC Number: 50929758
Description: xvii, 522 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Contents: NEW TO THIS EDITION * Revised categories for easier access to terms * Completely new illustrations, including 'anatomy' drawings which label parts of apparel and accessory items * New appendix of designers, updated to include emerging leaders * Pronunciation guide for foreign words and other terms * Symbols to call attention to textile terminology, historic terms and names of fashion designers * Terms related to merchandising and retailing, formerly in an appendix, now integrated into the text * New appendix of references * New design with alphabetical tabbing guide to help users find terms more quickly ** No review copies available for this item
Other Titles: Dictionary of fashion
Responsibility: Charlotte Mankey Calasibetta, Phyllis Tortora ; illustrated by Bina Abling.
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Presents clothing terminology from both historical and contemporary viewpoints. This work is suitable for those interested in various aspects of fashion: designers seeking business in theatre, film,  Read more...

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