Knitwear in Fashion
By (author) Sandy Black
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Knitwear in Fashion by Sandy Black
Book DescriptionNewly available in paperback, this book crystallizes the transformation of knitwear design - and its audience - in our time. From Julien Macdonald's cobweb confections and Lainey Keogh's filigree works of art, through Prada's sophisticated classics with a twist and Missoni's rainbow zigzags and stripes, to Martin Margiela's avant-garde deconstructions and Issey Miyake's revolutionary clothing concept A-POC, the best of today's fashion designers are bringing radical ideas to this most traditional of forms. Lavishly illustrated with colour photographs, Knitwear in Fashion shows off the best in international knitwork right up to the present day. An extensive reference section covers the technology of knitting, developments in design and new fibres, as well as a glossary of technical terms and biographies of designers. This book is essential for anybody concerned with textiles, fashion or contemporary design.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780500284018
(297mm x 210mm x 14mm)
Imprint: Thames & Hudson Ltd
Publisher: Thames & Hudson Ltd
Publish Date: 21-Feb-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Sandy Black
Handbook of Fashion Studies, Hardback (October 2013)
The handbook is an invaluable resource for students and scholars, providing a comprehensive and innovative overview of the field of fashion studies. The outstanding scholarly articles point the way forward for research. Thematically structured and accessibly written, the work illustrates the potential of interdisciplinary fashion research.
Sustainable Fashion Handbook, Paperback (October 2012)
Packed with facts, images and ideas, this title is divided into five thematic chapters covering every aspect of contemporary fashion from fashion cultures (from high street to blogosphere to couture), to the eco-footprint of the resource-hungry and wasteful system, to the fashion business, employer of up to 40 million people worldwide.
Knitting, Hardback (September 2012)
In this fascinating book, Sandy Black charts the development of knitting, from domestic handcraft to one of the most sophisticated computer controlled textile production processes used in high fashion. With stunning new photography, Knitting draws on the V&A's superlative collection of knitted fashions and artefacts.
Eco-Chic, Paperback (February 2008)» View all books by Sandy Black
Fashion and environmental awareness are two concerns that do not comfortably sit side by side. This book examines the way the fashion industry is changing to accommodate the environmental concerns of the twenty first century. It also exposes the naked truth behind the clothes we wear, exploring alternate practices and assessing their feasibility.
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