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Dress from Tajikistan and Uzbekistan

Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion Volume 5 : Central and Southwest Asia

Berg Publishers, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...Geographically, the Central Asian region is generally very dry, with two large river systems, the Amu Dar’ya and Syr Dar’ya, which flow westward from the mountains of Tajikistan across Uzbekistan and empty into the Aral Sea. Occasional...
...The Object in Detail Shaun Leane’s “Coiled Corset” is an example of radical body adornment that blurs the boundaries between fashion and sculpture, garment and armor. It is made from ninety-seven handcrafted coils of polished aluminum...

Support and Shaping Devices

Janace E. Bubonia

Janace E. Bubonia, PhD, is Professor and Chair of the Department of Design, Merchandising and Textiles at Texas Christian University. She has taught classes in design and product development, fashion illustration, fashion show production, promotion, and textile testing among others. She is a member of the International Textile and Apparel Association (ITAA) and the American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists (AATCC). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Apparel Production Terms and Processes

Fairchild Books, 2017

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...Support devices provide shape, structure, underpinning, and aid in the construction of garments. Support devices used for apparel construction and enhancement are selected with consideration for the overall aesthetic look and fit...
...The Object in Detail For his fall/winter 1982–1983 menswear collection, Gianni Versace showed leather jackets inspired by medieval armor, incorporating inserts of metal mesh at the shoulder. This mesh, evoking chainmail, was made from...

Design Development and Realization

Elizabeth Galton

Elizabeth Galton is a celebrated British creative talent. Former Creative Director of Links of London, Elizabeth successfully modernized the brand's design. Elizabeth has consulted for many high-profile brands including Swarovski, Liberty and Harvey Nichols. She is a graduate of the Royal College of Art and visiting lecturer at the University of the Arts, the London College of Fashion and Central Saint Martins. She was appointed an official ambassador for London Jewellery Week in 2011. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Basics Fashion Design 10: Jewellery Design : From Fashion to Fine Jewellery

Fairchild Books (UK), 2012

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...Sterling silver ‘Midas Touch’ necklace designed by Elizabeth Galton.The development team This chapter explores how a collection is developed and comes to market. It looks at the people involved in the design team and explains their roles...

Materials and Graphics Used in Visual Merchandising and Store Design

Martin M. Pegler

Martin M. Pegler has been in the field of visual merchandising and store design for over fifty years and has authored and edited more than seventy books. He is an international lecturer on Display, Visual Merchandising and Store Design and an editor of the quarterly publication, Retail Design International. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Anne Kong

Visual Merchandising and Display

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2018

Book chapter

...Giant Ribbons, Louis Vuitton, New York. Copyright WindowsWear PROhttp://pro.windowswear.com contact@windowswear.com 1.646.827.2288After you have read this chapter, you will be able to discussTypes of materials used to produce displaysTypes...

Fine Jewelry

Celia Stall-Meadows

Celia Stall-Meadows is assistant professor of Fashion Marketing in the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences at Northeastern State University in Tahlequah, Oklahoma. Her professional memberships include the International Textile and Apparel Association and the American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Know Your Fashion Accessories

Fairchild Publications, 2004

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...“A woman needs ropes and ropes of pearls.”A Brief History of Fine Jewelry Fine jewelry is usually made from inorganic materials, some of which are billions of years old. Because of the durability of the components, some jewelry has...

Materials

Susan M. Watkins

Susan M. Watkins is Professor Emeritus in Apparel Design from Cornell University, USA, and Designer and Manager of Portable Environments, LLC, a consulting company focused on protective clothing design. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Lucy E. Dunne

Lucy E. Dunne is Assistant Professor at the University of Minnesota, USA, where she sits on the faculty of Design, Housing, and Apparel and Human Factors and Ergonomics, as well as holding affiliate membership in the graduate faculties of Computer Science and Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, and the Institute for Health Informatics. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Functional Clothing Design : From Sportswear to Spacesuits

Fairchild Books, 2015

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...Functional clothing is made from many of the same materials as fashion apparel, but it often incorporates other materials less familiar to a clothing designer. This chapter will introduce the basics of some of the materials most frequently...

Sequins (Spangles, Paillettes)

Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion Volume 10 : Global Perspectives

Berg, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...Cultures all around the world, throughout time, have been attracted to the dazzle and shine of metals and have attached small pieces of them to their clothing and accessories. Different cultures often assigned various meanings to the metals...

Afghan Jewelry

Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion Volume 5 : Central and Southwest Asia

Berg Publishers, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...Jewelry has long played an important role in Afghan dress. It has a fascinating history that dates back thousands of years and follows the ancient trading routes that wove through Afghanistan. What is considered to be Afghan ethnic...