This seminal text demystifies the terminology of working in the fashion industry today, providing definitions of processes, techniques, features, and even some historical terms that you need to know. The dictionary now includes coverage of sustainability, smart materials, new technologies, and processes. This book has been reorganized in a purely alphabetical order for easy reference. Lavishly illustrated with over 800 illustrations capturing the styles and details of fashion, this reference work is a must have for students, designers, fashion merchandisers, librarians, and fashion enthusiasts. The fifth edition also includes online availability to vocabulary and image flashcards via STUDIO for easy on-the-go access.
Table of Contents
Appendix 1: Top 100 Fashion Influencers
Appendix 2: Fashion through the Ages
About The Authors
Sandra J. Keiser, MS, is Associate Professor Emerita at Mount Mary University, where she taught design and apparel industry-focused courses. She served as chair of Mount Mary’s Fashion Department for 26 years and lead numerous study tours to New York and Paris. She is a freelance fashion writer and currently works as a textile artist under the label SK Fiber Studio.
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