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Knitwear in Fashion
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Knitwear in Fashion

by Sandy Black
 

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This book crystallizes the transformation of knitwear design—and its audience—in our time.
From Julien MacDonald's cobweb confections and Lainey Keogh's filigree works of art, through Prada's sophisticated classics with a twist and Missoni's rainbow zigzags and stripes, to Martin Margiela's avant-garde deconstructions and Issey Miyake's revolutionary

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This book crystallizes the transformation of knitwear design—and its audience—in our time.
From Julien MacDonald's cobweb confections and Lainey Keogh's filigree works of art, through Prada's sophisticated classics with a twist and Missoni's rainbow zigzags and stripes, to Martin Margiela's avant-garde deconstructions and Issey Miyake's revolutionary clothing concept A-POC, the best of today's fashion designers are bringing radical ideas to this most traditional of forms. Lavishly illustrated with color photographs, Knitwear in Fashion shows off the best in international knitwork right up to the present day. An extensive reference section covers the technology of knitting, developments in design and new fibres, as well as a glossary of technical terms and biographies of designers. This book is essential for anybody concerned with textiles, fashion or contemporary design.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780500284018
Publisher:
Thames & Hudson
Publication date:
05/15/2005
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
8.30(w) x 11.70(h) x 0.60(d)

Meet the Author

Sandy Black is a professor of fashion and textile design and technology at the London College of Fashion. Her previous books include Knitwear in Fashion.

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