Developing a Fashion Collection (Basics Fashion Design)De (autor) Elinor Renfrew, Colin Renfrew
en Limba Engleză Paperback – 25 Feb 2016
Fully updated with new interviews and inspiring images, the 2nd edition of Developing a Fashion Collection covers everything the fashion student needs to know before designing their own collections.Developing a Fashion Collection focuses on the process of designing a collection, and explores different types of research, fabric sourcing, the key roles within a design team and the many sources of inspiration available to designers. Different market levels from ready-to-wear to online shopping are covered in-depth, and are given real-world context through insightful interviews with practising contemporary designers. Collections for niche markets, including knitwear, childrenswear and footwear are also discussed. The 2nd edition of Developing a Fashion Collection features interviews with high-profile international contemporary fashion designers, including Sister by Sibling, Holly Fulton, Todd Lynn, thefuturelaboratory, People Tree, Leutton Postle and Insley & Nash.
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Elinor Renfrew is Associate Head of the Design School and Director for Fashion at Kingston University, UK and a member of the Graduate Fashion Week and British Fashion Council Steering Committees.Colin Renfrew is Pro Vice Chancellor Dean at Manchester Metropolitan University, UK.
IntroductionChapter 1: What is a collection?; How to start a collection; Market research; Inspiration; Development; Fabric sourcing; Forecasting trends; Archiving; Editing collections; The team; Showing the collectionsInterviews for chapter 1; Martin Raymond; Shelley Fox; Holly Fulton; Todd Lynn; Richard Nicoll; Felipe Rojas LlanosChapter 2: Collections and their influences; Background; Historical; Cultural; Conceptual; Functional; Political; Futuristic; ArtisticInterviews for chapter 2; Fiona Stuart ; Louis Amendola; Dr Noki; Katie Greenyer; Sophie Hulme; Kenneth Mackenzie; Will BroomeChapter 3: Designing for different markets; Haute couture; Ready to wear; Designer labels; Luxury brands; Designer collaborations; High street; Developing high street collections; On-line shoppingInterviews for chapter 3; Giles Deacon; Sibling; Colin McNair; Gordon Richardson; John MooneyChapter 4: Specialist collections; Childrenswear; Knitwear; Active sportswear; Corporate wear; Footwear; Bags and accessoriesInterviews for chapter 4; Eva Karayiannis (Caramel); Jenny Leutton (Leutton Postle); Charli Cohen; Tracy Mulligan; Nicholas Kirkwood; Oliver RuugerChapter 5: The student collection; The brief; Your portfolio; Research and development; PresentationConclusionGlossaryFeatured designersShops and marketsSuppliersFashion weeks, trade shows and fabric fairsFashion journals, museums and blogsAcknowledgements and picture credits
Insight into real industry-based fashion practice is valuable knowledge that cannot be taught to students in a theoretical way. The first-hand insight into designers' working methods presented in this book - from conceptual research to producing a marketable collection - makes Developing a Fashion Collection a valuable practical tool for recent graduates and emerging designers embarking on their own careers.