1000 Dresses

1000 Dresses

The Fashion Design Resource

  1. Tracy Fitzgerald
  2. Alison Taylor
  • ISBN 9780500291443
  • 25.40 x 21.50 cm
  • Paperback
  • 288pp
  • Illustrated in colour throughout
  • First published 2014

With stunning photographs of 1,000 covetable dresses, this gorgeous pictorial collection is an unparalleled source of creative inspiration and a mine of information for students, designers and all fashionistas

‘A must-have for any fashion designer, fashion student, or anyone even vaguely interested in the fashion industry’ – The Mayfair Magazine
‘A no-nonsense title for a no-nonsense book … this is one for budding designers – if you get stuck on style, silhouette, shape or detailing, there will be something to inspire here’ – Glamour

1000 Dresses

Use this book to discover myriad design possibilities as a springboard for your own dress ideas – or revel in the beauty and craftsmanship on show.

• Fabulously illustrated with catwalk photographs, analysed to pinpoint the desirable features of each dress.

• Directory of dress styles, featuring historical precedents; illustrations of versions of the shape to demonstrate how it can be interpreted, with technical details; designer notes explaining what should be borne in mind when embarking on this style; and simple sketches of alternative design possibilities.

• Brilliantly organized and easy-to-navigate content is ordered into colour-coded chapters by dress shape.