Basics Fashion Design: Menswear

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Basics Fashion Design: Menswear offers an updated perspective on the shifting and sometimes complex relationships that exist within this fascinating area of fashion. This visually illustrated book provides a broad introduction to the subject by considering a range of social and historical contexts that have served to define and redefine menswear through the ages. Understanding the design process and sources of research for menswear are also considered and presented in context with fashion drawings ...

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Overview

Basics Fashion Design: Menswear offers an updated perspective on the shifting and sometimes complex relationships that exist within this fascinating area of fashion. This visually illustrated book provides a broad introduction to the subject by considering a range of social and historical contexts that have served to define and redefine menswear through the ages. Understanding the design process and sources of research for menswear are also considered and presented in context with fashion drawings and presentation formats from students and recent graduates as well as more established design labels.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9782940411436
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
  • Publication date: 4/29/2011
  • Series: Basics Fashion Design Series
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 200
  • Product dimensions: 6.30 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

John Hopkins is course leader for Fashion Studies at the Arts Institute, Bournemouth, U.K. He has worked as a fashion designer for labels such as Jaeger and Burberry and is engaged in research into sustainable design.

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Table of Contents

Introduction

Menswear through the ages
Introduction to social and historical contexts History of Menswear – chronology as 2 page spread Military dress and uniformsMenswear’s influence on womenswear
20th century influences Counter culture dressing Interview

Sartorial traditions
The suit Fops and dandies Tailoring traditions and styles Details and accessories Formal dress Gentleman at leisure Interview

Sportswear revolution
A brief history of sportswear Denim 
Active sportswear 
Vintage sportswear Global sportswear 
Sportswear by design Interview: denim consultant

Menswear design
Research sources for menswear design Design development Menswear illustration 
Menswear portfolios 
Interview: Ike Rust or Robert Leach Interview: recent menswear graduate

Contemporary menswear Introduction to contemporary menswear market 
Interviews (x8)

Conclusion Further resources Index Acknowledgements and picture credits Working with ethics                                                                                       

 

 

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