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Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion Volume 3 : The United States and Canada

Bloomsbury Academic, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...Before the twentieth century, hosiery had seldom enjoyed the fashion limelight with other accessories of dress. During the nineteenth century, hosiery was made from cotton, silk, or very fine wool. Those living in the colder climates...

Bodysuit, Leotard, and Swimsuit Foundations

Helen Joseph-Armstrong

Helen Joseph-Armstrong is a Professor of Fashion Design at the Fashion Center of the Los Angeles Trade-Technical College, USA. A teacher, designer, consultant, and author, Armstrong is a recipient of the Nisod Excellence Award from the University of Texas at Austin and a Life Time Achievement Award from the Association of Sewing and Design Professionals. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Draping for Apparel Design

Fairchild Publications, 2013

Book chapter

...Design 1: Bodysuit FoundationDesign 2: Bodysuit with Cutout DesignDesign 3: TightsDesign 4: Leotard Foundation DesignDesign 5: Leotard with Short Cap SleeveDesign 6: Maillot FoundationDesign 7: Bikini: Bottom and TopThe bodysuit...
...Known as “the Prince of Prints,” Emilio Pucci is renowned for his pioneering use of bold, geometric patterns in a kaleidoscope of bright colors. However it wasn’t only his signature psychedelic prints that earned the designer acclaim; he...


Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion Volume 8 : West Europe

Berg, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...The fashionable silhouette has gone through bewildering changes during the last two hundred years, and these would not have been possible without the shapes created beneath. Underwear and outerwear progressed in tandem. Underwear designers...