The Fashion Designer Survival Guide

Author: Mary Gehlhar
Editor: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1506265618
File Size: 42,44 MB
Format: PDF
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“Mary Gehlhar’s third edition of her seminal Fashion Designer Survival Guide is the definitive how-to for navigating the fashion industry, post-pandemic. Mary’s trailblazing book illuminates and inspires. She is a fashion treasure and this new edition is a rare gem.” Tim Gunn “The Fashion Designer Survival Guide is packed with essential knowledge and advice from industry experts and experienced designers to set you on the right path. These insights will give you the solid foundation to create a plan and make smart decisions…” Christian Siriano In this updated and expanded edition of The Fashion Designer Survival Guide, Mary Gehlhar, industry authority and consultant to hundreds of fashion design entrepreneurs, offers behind-the-scenes insight and essential information to launch and grow your own fashion label. You’ll hear from experts in social media, financing, and sales, along with advice from dozens of designers on solutions to their biggest challenges and their keys to success. A new section of full color photos from 25 independent designers bring the concepts to life. In this must-have guide, Gehlhar reveals essential information on: Creating a viable business plan Social media strategies to grow your customer base Maximizing online sales to get your designs directly into customers’ closets Integrating sustainability in your sourcing and manufacturing Collaborating with influencers, stylists and brands to expand your audience Landing the right financing for your type of business Establishing wholesale partnerships with the best retail stores Navigating the pitfalls of production both at home and abroad

The Fashion Design Manual

Author: Pamela Stecker
Editor: Macmillan Education AU
ISBN: 9780732907167
File Size: 20,46 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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The Fashion Design Manual is a comprehensive introduction to the world of fashion. It introduces the reader to the cycles and trends of fashion, the principles and practice of fashion design, the range of techniques and skills required to be successful in the industry, and the economic reality of the world of retail fashion. The Fashion Design Manual follows the path a garment takes from sketch to sample, through production and finally via the retail outlet to the wearer. The book is very generously illustrated with drawings, sketches, and photographs throughout.

The Fashion Designer Survival Guide Revised And Expanded Edition

Author: Mary Gehlhar
Editor: Kaplan Publishing
ISBN: 9781427797100
File Size: 19,70 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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Mary Gehlhar, author, industry authority, and consultant to hundreds of designers, including Zac Posen, Twinkle by Wenlan, Rebecca Taylor, and Cloak, gives readers behind-the-scenes insights and essential business information on creating and sustaining a successful career as an independent designer. With advice from fashion luminaries including Donna Karan, Tommy Hilfiger, Cynthia Rowley, Diane von Furstenberg, Richard Tyler, and top executives from Saks Fifth Avenue and Barneys New York, this fully updated and revised edition of The Fashion Designer Survival Guide addresses the latest trends in apparel and accessories, the newest designers, an updated introduction, and a new foreword by Diane von Furstenberg, Designer and President of the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA). The Fashion Designer Survival Guide provides the necessary tools to get a fashion line or label up and moving on the right track, including: How to create a viable business plan Figuring out how much money you need, where and how to get it, and how to make it last, including the latest on private equity The best sources for fabric and materials Navigating the pitfalls of production both at home and abroad Marketing, branding, and getting the product into the stores and into the customer’s closets Romancing the press, dressing celebrities, and creative publicity techniques Producing a runway show that will get results

The Fashion Design Reference Specification Book

Author: Jay Calderin
Editor: Rockport Publishers Incorporated
ISBN: 1592538509
File Size: 60,39 MB
Format: PDF
Read: 397

Guides students and professionals through the fashion design process, from creating a garment to marketing it, in an updated edition that includes new information on digital technology, portfolio building, and other industry topics.

The Fashion Designer S Sketchbook Inspiration Design Development And Presentation

Author: Sharon Rothman
Editor: Bloomsbury Visual Arts
ISBN: 1350193909
File Size: 11,37 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Cooklin S Garment Technology For Fashion Designers

Author: Gerry Cooklin
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1405199741
File Size: 31,88 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
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Build the knowledge and understanding of garment technology essential to any designer In today's competitive fashion industry, it is essential that designers have a working understanding of garment technology. This 2nd edition has been comprehensively updated, with in-depth information on stitches, guides and attachments and sewing techniques, all of which are fully illustrated. There are enhanced chapters on machine and equipment technology explaining the uses, features and limitations of garment manufacturing equipment, enabling designers to create products that can be manufactured efficiently and with a high degree of quality. Approached from the fashion designer's mindset, this book features illustrations to help users build their knowledge and understanding Blends theoretical and practical material Updated with the latest and most modern advances in clothing technology Illustrated throughout to help shape the reader's knowledge and understanding of garment technology

The Fashion Designer S Textile Directory

Author: Gail Baugh
ISBN: 9780500294147
File Size: 66,54 MB
Format: PDF
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This is the fabric and textile directory that dressmakers and fashion designers have been waiting for. This book is like having your own personal shopper - able to recommend fabrics to suit the effects you want to achieve, show you how the fabric will perform, and recommend ways of using it. Each fabric in the directory is acompanied by photographs presented in a way that makes the properties of the fabric come alive for the viewer, allowing you to really understand how a fabric might behave. The Fashion Designer's Textile Directory is sure to become essential reading for every designer wanting to communicate their final vision through the appropriate use of fabric.

The Fashion Sketchpad

Author: Tamar Daniel
Editor: Chronicle Books Llc
ISBN: 9780811877886
File Size: 70,58 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
Read: 9807

"Runway figure outlines disappear when scanned or copied!"-- Wrapper.

The Fashion Design Course

Author: Steven Faerm
ISBN: 9780500293461
File Size: 62,79 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
Read: 5288

Becoming a successful fashion designer involves understanding a wide variety of core principles. This foundation course is an ideal introduction for students, dressmakers and anyone interested in the creative side of fashion. Step-by-step tutorials, practical exercises and inspirational interviews with industry professionals teach you how to create your own unique fashion design collections. This book concludes with practical advice for anyone considering a career in fashion, offering ideas on building a portfolio, preparing for interviews and continuing on a path to a professional career.

Fashion Designers Sketchbooks 2

Author: Hywel Davies
Editor: Laurence King Publishing
ISBN: 9781780672892
File Size: 76,80 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Following the success of Fashion Designers' Sketchbooks, this second volume shines a light on the work of a new line-up of major names in the fashion industry. Photographs, sketches, moodboards, lineups, muslins, swatches, and more all feed the creative processes that forge fashion designs, and here they are brought together to reveal how the final collections are conceived and developed. Juxtaposing the original research material and drawings with the garments shown on the catwalk and in lookbooks provides fresh insight into the working methods of leading international designers and the role of different media in creating their collections. Students and designers will find this a fascinating and invaluable resource as they develop their own work. Rick Owens, Clements Ribeiro, and Marios Schwab are just some of the prominent designers featured. Interviews in which they discuss the importance of their research run alongside their respective sketchbooks, providing an inspirational overview of cutting-edge approaches to fashion.

How To Draw Like A Fashion Designer

Author: Celia Joicey
ISBN: 9780500650189
File Size: 76,87 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Offers advice on fashion drawing from noted designers, provides step-by-step instructions for drawing a female figure and different women's garments, and outlines the processes and techniques used by professional fashion artists.

Becoming A Fashion Designer

Author: Lisa Springsteel
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118143825
File Size: 64,46 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Offers career advice for people interested in the fashion industry covering educational requirements, design specialties, building a career, and launching a fashion collection.

The Fashion Designer S Doodle Sketchbook

Author: Carolyn Scrace
Editor: Salariya Book Company Limited
ISBN: 9781908177520
File Size: 52,94 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
Read: 4184

Take chic designer drawings, throw in smart art instruction, add imagination, and voilà: you've got a wildly creative approach to the world of fashion. This inspirational doodle book encourages aspiring fashionistas to boldly fill in their own details, colors, and textures; create vivid patterns; and embellish clothes with everything from silver sequins to crystal spikes. It's pure haute couture fun.

How To Be A Fashion Designer

Author: Lesley Ware
ISBN: 9780241305539
File Size: 33,75 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Draw and colour creations, choose materials, and learn to design through drawing your own fashion. Packed with practical tips and inspiration, How to be a Fashion Designer helps children enjoy experimenting with new ideas. Bright illustrations mixed with fun photography show kids how to choose gorgeous colours, design dress shapes, customise t-shirts, and add sparkle to their accessories in simple, easy-to-follow design tasks and simple practical projects. Using inspiration from the natural world, everyday life, and their own imagination, children can design outfits from scratch and learn how to put together the clothes and accessories they already own in fun, stylish ways. How to be a Fashion Designer is perfect for 7-9 year olds and brings a unique approach to STEAM learning by combining art and design with practical, hands-on making.

The Fundamentals Of Fashion Design

Author: Richard Sorger
Editor: AVA Publishing
ISBN: 2940373396
File Size: 29,85 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
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Provides information on all aspects of fashion design, including research and design, fabrics, construction, and developing a collection.

Fashion Design

Author: Jen Jones
Editor: Capstone
ISBN: 9780736878814
File Size: 40,18 MB
Format: PDF
Read: 786

"Focuses on fashion design from idea to the retail store"--Provided by publisher.

Portfolio Presentation For Fashion Designers

Author: Linda Tain
Editor: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN: 1501322982
File Size: 11,91 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
Read: 850

Portfolio Presentation for Fashion Designers, Fourth Edition, is still your best guide to showing your designs, skill sets, and creativity, to get you that job. In new images throughout, the book shows examples of croquis books, spec and flat drawings, and visual research presentations from both fashion professionals and students. From concept through finished product, Portfolio Presentation for Fashion Designers is an indispensable tool to help you prepare your career for the next chapter. New to this edition � Helpful Hints at the end of each chapter help you to make critical decisions � Expanded Glossary now features knitwear terms � Introduces how to develop a successful fashion portfolio � Expanded discussion and examples of visual research presentation layouts

Workbook For The Fashion Designer

Author: Aeran Park
Editor: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 9780132675819
File Size: 13,82 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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"100s of examples to develop your personal sketching style; fashion drawing basics; full color illustrations"--Cover.

The Fashion Designer S Handbook

Author: Marjorie Galen
Editor: Workman Publishing
ISBN: 0761154795
File Size: 18,16 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Tween girls love clothing, style, and expressing themselves through what they wear. In fact, the No. 1 dream career for girls ages 7 to 12 is fashion designer, according to The New York Times. Just what a girl needs to learn design and sewing basics, The Fashion Designers Handbook and Kit combines a lively instruction book with a kit loaded with tools and trimmingsa doll-sized dressmaker dummy, 27 patterns, rick rack, measuring tape and thread, and three different prints of fabric. Everything, in fact, a young designer needs to create a hip wardrobe for her 11 12-inch fashion dolls, including, of course, Barbie.The illustrated, four-color book guides readers from inspiration to design. How to think and sketch like a designer. Getting to know fabrics and fibers. Plus, why knowing your colors helps you put together a really cool outfit; assembling a sewing box; making appliqu and embroidery; and working with patterns.The 33 delightful projects are hand-sewn (the few basic stitches are taught), and simple enough for girls to complete with little or no adult help. Each is clearly explained with illustrations and modeled by dolls in charming full-color photographs. Plus a bonus: Three of the projects are for girls to make in their size for themselves: a Skirt T-Shirt Dress, Trapezoid T-Skirt, and an adorable tote.

Form Fit Fashion

Author: Jay Calderin
Editor: Rockport Publishers
ISBN: 1616736755
File Size: 68,19 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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An indispensable primer for students and first-stop reference for professionals, Form, Fit, and Fashion guides the fashion designer through the entire design process, from conceiving a garment to marketing it. This handbook collects the information and ideas essential to planning and executing fashion projects of every scale and distills them in an easy-to-use format that is compact enough to slip into a tote. Linking six central phases in the cycle of fashion—research, editing, design, construction, connection, and evolution—Form, Fit, and Fashion will help designers to develop effective strategies for building a cohesive collection and communicating their vision.