'Fashion enthusiasts, textile students, and those who simply appreciate unusual art will love this collection. A beautiful coffee table book, it brings together hand-drawn, painted, collaged, photographed, and Photoshopped imagery to present fashion illustration for the 21st century. Knitting magazine
This is a visual bible for fashion illustrators and graphic designers, giving an unprecedented variety of approaches for illustrating fashion with hundreds of stunning images. Illustrators from all over the world show a range of approaches, techniques and styles. With illustrators from Singapore to Italy, America to New Zealand, it is the ultimate resource for fashion expression. The chapters are arranged as follows: Introduction; Womenswear: seperates - knit, coats and jackets, eveningwear, couture, bridal, and lingerie; Menswear: Ts and shirts - outerwear, knit, casual, neckwear, smart, bespoke, and underwear; Childrenswear: babies - tots, juniors, tweenies, and teens; Youth Culture: music - clubland, tribes & vibes, street fashion girls, streetwise guys, and relationships; Sport & Leisure: gym - track, ball games, snow & ice, blades & boards, biking, and aquatics; Accessories: footwear - bags, headwear, eyewear, jewellery, techno, and umbrellas; and, Beauty & Glamour: grooming - cosmetics, make-up, and hair.
It is an invaluable acquisition for students and college libraries internationally but it is relevant to all those involved in fashion and grahic design as fashion illustration continues its onslaught on today's media.