Published: SEP 25, 2014
Who's Who in Fashion captures the energy, drama, and excitement of the luminaries working in the world of fashion. This lushly illustrated book features profiles of fashion legends as well as newcomers and nonconformists—past and present—who make up the rich tapestry of the fashion industry. This new edition includes 382 profiles and 888 photographs, alphabetical tabs for easy access, pronunciation guides, and categorical icons to identify individuals. An updated timeline and awards listing (now including the British Fashion Awards) make this a current reference for fashion students, historians, costume curators, and fashion enthusiasts alike.
New to this Edition
~ More than 400 new images and 70 new profiles including Joseph Altuzarra,Garance Doré, Riccardo Tisci, The Row (Mary Kate and Ashley Olsen), Carine Roitfeld, Prabal Gurung, and more
~ Expanded coverage to include more non-designers with category icons designating fashion designers, accessory designers, jewelry designers,fashion companies, makeup artists, costume designers, illustrators, photographers, writers, editors, journalists, and creative directors
Alice + Olivia, Joseph Altuzzara, Marianne Alvoni, Elizabeth Arden, Colleen Atwood, Band of Outsiders, Michael Bastian, Chadwick Bell, Chris Benz, Blonds, Alexey Brodovitch, Burberry, Cartier, Céline, Richard Chai, Eudon Choi, Grace Coddington, Cushnie et Ochs, Ann Demeulemeester, Garance Doré, Marc Ecko, Max Factor, Nina Garcia, Tim Gunn, Prabal Gurung, Richard Haines, Kevan Hall, John Hardy, Donwan Harrold, Hermès, Paul Iribe, Christopher Kane, Karl Kani, Naeem Khan, Steven Klein, Reed Krakoff, L.A.M.B. (Gwen Stefani), Lana, Byron Lars, Estée Lauder, Dion Lee, Isabel Marant, Pat McGrath, Rebecca Minkoff, Leslie Mobo, Condé Nast, Maki Oh, Duro Olowu, Sandy Powell, Preen (Thorton Bregazzi), Rag & Bone, Judith Ripka, Simone Rocha, Carine Roitfeld, The Row (Mary Kate and Ashley Olsen), Rachel Roy, Helena Rubinstein, Jonathan Saunders, Scott Schuman, Raf Simons, Christian Siriano, Walter Steiger, Brandon Sun, Three Asfour, Riccardo Tisci, Tiffany, Reuben Toldeo, Unconditional (Philip Stevens), Ella Von Unwerth, Harry Winston, Christina Yu (Ipa-Nima), David Yurman, and Izak Zenou.
Ideal for courses such as Twentieth Century Fashion, Contemporary Fashion Designers, The History of Fashion, Introduction to Fashion, Fashion Forecasting, and a must-have for any fashion library.
Instructor's Guide, Test Bank and PowerPoint presentations available.
Published: DEC 05, 2013
Dictionary of Fashion, 4th Edition builds on the success of previous editions with over 15,000 entries, including apparel, accessories, and their components, historical and textiles terms that relate to contemporary fashion and the language of the fashion industry. Tortora and Keiser organize terms over fifty broad categories that are fully cross-referenced to the alphabetical listing to promote understanding of related terminology. 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, historians, and fashion enthusiasts.
Published: SEP 17, 2013
The eighth edition of this industry standard for textile terminology is fully revised and expanded featuring over 14,000 definitions of fibers, fabrics, laws and regulations affecting textile materials and processing, inventors of textile technology, and business and trade terms relevant to textiles. Fully illustrated with over 500 photographs and line drawings, entries include pronunciation, derivation, definition and industry uses.Tortora and Johnson include a list of textile industry associations in an extensive Appendix. From Abaca to Zyex, Dictionary of Textiles contains essential reference information for students and professionals involved in the textile industry.
Published: SEP 26, 2011
Apparel Production Terms and Processes defines materials and terms relating to the mass production of raw materials, design and product development, patternmaking, garment details and component parts, assembly, production and manufacturing, labeling regulations, packaging and finishing, testing, and quality control. In this revised edition of the classic Fashion Production Terms, chapters are presented in a progression that relates to the flow of the production process or the route of the garment from its origin through development to completion. Each chapter opens with a brief introduction followed by terms that are listed alphabetically; terms are grouped according to subject by use or application.
Published: DEC 30, 2011
One of the most important decisions a student will make is their selection of an educational institution to fit their needs. The Fairchild Directory of Fashion Schools provides an accurate, comprehensive and credible resource for students and professionals interested in learning more about educational programs and opportunities related to the fashion industry including design, merchandising, marketing and retailing.
As the leading publisher of fashion and interior design textbooks, and as a further commitment to higher education in these areas, Fairchild Books has compiled this directory to address the specific needs of prospective fashion students, educators and professionals.
Profiles of over 150 schools include:
- Program Description & philosophy
- Admission requirements
- Student demographics
- Tuition, financial aid, and scholarships
- Facilities & student organizations
- Internship & study abroad opportunities
- Faculty experience
- Notable alumni
- Courses of instruction
A special section of articles provide tips and insights for prospective students, such as:
- Career opportunities in fashion and interior design
- The importance of a portfolio
- Choosing the right internship
- Advantages of design schools and university programs
- The value of accreditation
Published: JUL 23, 2008
This edition of The Fairchild Dictionary of Retailing clearly defines terms commonly used in all parts of the retail industry, from retail advertising to merchandising and displays. This comprehensive reference for students and faculty in all retailing and merchandising programs lists over 10,000 terms alphabetically with extensive cross-referencing. Global terms used in the retailing industry, including descriptions of retail market structures of countries around the world, are covered. This up-to-date reference book also includes important legislation related to the retail industry, government agencies, and merchandise marts, new terms related to the e-retailing business, extensive Internet resources, and a bibliography.
Published: DEC 28, 2007
Men’s makeovers are a staple of reality television, and male celebrities retain stables of stylists. Magazine publishers are busy beefing up their coverage of men’s fashion and grooming. There is more interest over menswear then there’s been in decades, yet there has been no comprehensive resource or reference until now. Witty and exhaustively researched, The Fairchild Encyclopedia of Menswear remedies that need for students, retailers, customers, journalists, would-be dandies, and anyone else who is interested in what men wear and why they wear it.
- More than 2,200 entries comprising biographies, industry slang, and technical jargon
- 250 images and a color section showing traditional menswear patterns and fabrics
- Portraits of male style setters ranging from Frank Sinatra and Elvis Presley to Beau Brummell and Yves Saint Laurent
- Step-by-step diagrams illustrating the "how to" of necktie knots, plus how to tie a bow tie, an ascot, or a stock tie, and how to fold a pocket square
- Consumer intelligence on fiber and fabric care, including why a sweater pills and why super 100s cost more
Published: MAY 05, 2003
This new reference provides a broad overview of contemporary fashion accessories. Not only does the work focus on individual categories of fashion, but it also examines the components from which accessories are constructed. This encyclopedia is a comprehensive resource for anyone seeking information about fashion accessories.