The Great Fashion Designers PDF ePub eBook

Books Info:

The Great Fashion Designers free pdf From Charles Frederick Worth to Nicolas Ghesquiere, designers have propelled fashion from an elite craft into a cornerstone of contemporary popular culture. This brilliantly written analysis of the achievements of the 50 greatest names in international fashion explores their lives, both personal and professional, drawing on the latest academic research and on the best of fashion journalism, including the authors' own interviews with designers spanning a 30-year period. The designers' working methods and career highlights are outlined in detailed and wittily written entries that capture the spirit of their times. From Poiret and Patou to Gernreich and Galliano, the sometimes provocative selection of 50 names poses stimulating questions about the definition of a fashion designer in the modern era. A ground-breaking book, this is a definitive introduction to fashion designers that is essential reading for both students and general readers alike.

About Brenda Polan

Brenda Polan is Director of Programmes (Fashion Media) at the London College of Fashion, London. She is well-known as a journalist. Roger Tredre is an associate lecturer in fashion journalism at Central St Martins School of Art and Design, and has had a distinguished career in fashion journalism.

Details Book

Author : Brenda Polan
Publisher : Berg Publishers
Data Published : 01 October 2009
ISBN : 1847882285
EAN : 9781847882288
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 252 pages
Age + : 18 years
Language : English
Rating :

Reviews The Great Fashion Designers



17 Comments Add a comment




Related eBooks Download


  • Fashion free pdfFashion

    This book is a comprehensive introduction to the most influential fashion designers and fashion trends from the 19th century to the present. It looks at 50 of the world's most significant fashion designers such as Yves Saint Laurent..


  • 100 Contemporary Fashion Designers free pdf100 Contemporary Fashion Designers

    This title is Taschen 25 - Special edition. Highlighting fashion at the dawn of the 21st century. this is the indispensable compendium 100 Contemporary Fashion Designers. This two-volume compilation brings together highlights from Taschen's first two volumes of our renowned "Fashion Now..


  • Becoming a Fashion Designer free pdfBecoming a Fashion Designer

    The complete guide to the fashion industry. featuring interviews with top designers who explain the intricacies of the world of fashion design Anyone who has ever tried to launch a fashion design career knows how grueling it can be..


  • Complete Fashion Designer's Guide free pdfComplete Fashion Designer's Guide

    This is a resource book for mainly fashion enthusiasts. fashion designers and students of fashion design. It includes colored illustrations along with figure pose templates and different themes all illustrated in detail..


  • The Fashion Resource Book: Men free pdfThe Fashion Resource Book: Men

    This companion to the successful The Fashion Resource Book shows student and professional designers how to use visual research to develop a personal aesthetic as a fashion designer in a global industry..


  • The Great Fashion Designers free pdfThe Great Fashion Designers

    . From Charles Frederick Worth to Nicolas Ghesquiere, designers have propelled fashion from an elite craft into a cornerstone of contemporary popular culture. This brilliantly written analysis of the