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Dressing Up Book by

Dressing Up Book
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  • Publisher : Berghahn Books
  • Release Date : 2021-11-12
  • Category: Social Science
  • Pages : 184
  • ISBN Code: 1800732775
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Summary: What does men’s fashion say about contemporary masculinity? How do these notions operate in an increasingly digitized world? To answer these questions, author Joshua M. Bluteau combines theoretical analysis with vibrant narrative, exploring men’s fashion in the online world of social media as well as the offline worlds of retail, production, and the catwalk. Is it time to reassess notions of masculinity? How do we construct ourselves in the online world, and what are the dangers of doing so? From the ateliers of London to the digital landscape of Instagram, Dressing Up re-examines the ways men dress, and the ways men post.

Menswear Dog Presents the New Classics Book by David Fung,Yena Kim

Menswear Dog Presents the New Classics Book
  • Author : David Fung,Yena Kim
  • Publisher : Artisan Books
  • Release Date : 2015-04-21
  • Category: Design
  • Pages : 160
  • ISBN Code: 1579656560
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Summary: Bodhi, the Shiba Inu behind the beloved blog Menswear Dog, is here to show you how to dress like a man. Organized seasonally, The New Classics highlights the timeless, can’t-go-wrong items every man needs in his wardrobe—from a chambray shirt to a perfectly fitted peacoat (all modeled by Bodhi, of course)—and shows how to mix and match them all year long. Whatever your style dilemma, dog’s got your back! Readers will learn what to wear to a summer wedding, when to splurge (on the perfect white dress shirt) and when to save (snag your military field jacket at a thrift store), the secrets to getting the right fit, the brands that stand the test of time, the basics of clothing care, and more.

Vintage Menswear Book by Douglas Gunn

Vintage Menswear Book
  • Author : Douglas Gunn
  • Publisher : Laurence King Publishing
  • Release Date : 2012-09-10
  • Category: Design
  • Pages : 416
  • ISBN Code: 1780673817
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Summary: Classic workwear, sports and military clothing Curated by connoisseurs of vintage clothing, the Vintage Showroom is a vast collection of rare 20th-century pieces that fashion designers and stylists pay to view, using the cut and detailing of individual garments as inspiration for their own work. Offering one-of-a-kind access, Vintage Menswear now makes this unique resource available in book form. Featuring 130 of the most influential examples of 20th-century and earlier European, American and Asian utilitarian tailoring and design, the book is divided into three sections of sportswear, militaria and workwear, covering everything from 1940s flying jackets and polar exploration suits to vintage French denims. Stunning full-page bleeds and front and back views showcase ground-breaking designs in concept, shape and cut. Providing over 300 lavishly illustrated pages of rare, must-see designs, Vintage Menswear is the essential choice of 20th-century vintage tailoring and detailing and an inspirational resource for students and menswear fashion designers and stylists.

Fuck Yeah Menswear Book by Kevin Burrows,Lawrence Schlossman

Fuck Yeah Menswear Book
  • Author : Kevin Burrows,Lawrence Schlossman
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2012-11-06
  • Category: Design
  • Pages : 256
  • ISBN Code: 1451672691
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Summary: The men’s fashion magnum opus for the ages, “Fuck Yeah Menswear is a hilarious new tome for the sartorially obsessed” (San Francisco Chronicle). In your hands is an Amazonian blowgun full of deadly knowledge darts ready to be delivered straight to your cranium. You’re about to begin a journey that will end in only one way—with you standing naked in an abandoned ravine watching as your old wardrobe slowly burns. Let this be your illustrated Iliad for dressing better. Don’t sleep. Read Fuck Yeah Menswear. Refer to it. Cite it in your dissertation. Owning this book sends a very clear message to your peers, coworkers, and loved ones: “I’m trill as fuck.”

True Style Book by G. Bruce Boyer

True Style Book
  • Author : G. Bruce Boyer
  • Publisher : Basic Books
  • Release Date : 2015-09-08
  • Category: Self-Help
  • Pages : 272
  • ISBN Code: 0465061591
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Summary: From choosing the right pair of eyeglasses to properly coordinating a tie, shirt, and pocket square, getting dressed is an art to be mastered. Yet how many of us just throw on, well, whatever in the morning? How many understand the subtleties of selecting the right pair of shoelaces or the most compatible patterns—much less the history, imperatives, and importance of our choices? In True Style, fashion expert G. Bruce Boyer provides a crisp, indispensable primer for this daily ritual, cataloguing the essential elements of the male wardrobe and showing how best to employ them. Detailing the evolution of the most classic items and traditions in menswear—from fabrics like denim and linen, to staples like blazers and button-down shirts, to the rules for combining them all—Boyer reveals what true style looks like, and why.

Menswear Book by John Hopkins

Menswear Book
  • Author : John Hopkins
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release Date : 2020-11-02
  • Category: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 200
  • ISBN Code: 147423898X
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Summary: Whether it's a military inspired trench coat or a Savile Row tailored suit, menswear design increasingly demands originality, innovation and above all, choice. Menswear, 2nd edition explores the evolution of menswear styles, from the origins of tailoring right through to modern sportswear – showing how historical and social influences continue to endure and influence the menswear collections of today. Interviews offer insight from a range of practitioners, including designer Lou Dalton, fashion entrepreneur Alan Maleh and tailor Ray Stowers. There's also practical advice on research for design innovation, street style, trends and forecasting and collection development. With a wealth of stunning new images and contemporary examples, new to this edition are end-of-chapter exercises to encourage design work, such as Design for Sportswear Fabrication and Tailoring for Menswear. Featured topics Historical Research for Design Innovation Counterculture Dressing Design Process Street Style Trends and Forecasting Tailoring for Menswear Collection Development Drawing for Men CAD for Menswear Menswear Portfolios Featured interviewees Lou Dalton Guy Hill and Kirsty McDougall, Dashing Tweeds Alan Maleh, Man of the World Ray Stowers, Stowers Bespoke Seung Won Hong, Fashion Illustrator Matthew Zorpas, The Gentleman Blogger

Menswear Revolution Book by Jay McCauley Bowstead

Menswear Revolution Book
  • Author : Jay McCauley Bowstead
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release Date : 2018-05-17
  • Category: Design
  • Pages : 224
  • ISBN Code: 1474288995
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Summary: In recent years, menswear has moved decisively center stage. Menswear Revolution investigates the transformation of men's fashion through the lens of shifting masculinities, examining how its increasing diversity has created new ways for men to explore and express their identities. Harnessing sustained market growth and creative dynamism on the runway, ground-breaking designers from Raf Simons and Hedi Slimane to Craig Green have revolutionized the discipline with their bold re-imaginings of the male wardrobe. Analysing the role of the media in shaping attitudes to men's fashion, Menswear Revolution studies how competing narratives of masculinity are reflected in popular discourse. Taking us from the mod and peacock revolutions of the 1960s to the new wave aesthetics of the 1980s, the book explores historical precedents for today's menswear scene – and looks at the evolution of the 'ideal' male body, from the muscular to the lean and boyish. Combining interviews with fashion professionals with close analyses of garments and advertising, Menswear Revolution provides an authoritative account of menswear design today. Highlighting its relationship to changing concepts of gender, the book provides a much-needed update to scholarship on masculinity, fashion and the body.

Metric Pattern Cutting for Menswear Book by Winifred Aldrich

Metric Pattern Cutting for Menswear Book
  • Author : Winifred Aldrich
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2012-06-27
  • Category: Design
  • Pages : 200
  • ISBN Code: 1118372050
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Summary: Since the first edition was published in 1980, Metric PatternCutting for Menswear has become established as the standardwork on this subject and has proved invaluable as both a textbookfor students and a reference source for the practisingdesigner. In this fifth edition, the chapter on computer aided design nowhas full colour illustrations and reflects the growing importanceof CAD to the industry and as a part of fashion and design courses.The rest of the book has been updated where necessary: inparticular, new blocks for tailored shirts, new details on how toadapt men’s blocks for women’s wear, and a revision ofsizing and labelling information. Colour is now used todifferentiate the main groups of patterns and with its tried andtested layout with clear text and diagrams, Metric PatternCutting for Menswear is an essential purchase for students offashion and design.

Pattern Cutting for Menswear Book by Gareth Kershaw

Pattern Cutting for Menswear Book
  • Author : Gareth Kershaw
  • Publisher : Laurence King Publishing
  • Release Date : 2013-10-07
  • Category: Design
  • Pages : 416
  • ISBN Code: 1780676751
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Summary: Designed for both students and professionals, Pattern Cutting for Menswear offers a comprehensive guide to pattern cutting from the basic skills through to advanced techniques. Including 20 complete patterns that show how to cut every aspect of menswear, the book features adaptations from basic blocks through to classic garments and trend-led styles. Illustrated throughout, this book contains everything you need to know to cut patterns for today’s menswear market. Using a step-by-step approach, illustrated with accurately sized and scaled flat diagrams, technical flats and fashion illustrations and photographs of toiles, Pattern Cutting for Menswear explains the theory behind the practice, enabling the reader to cut patterns with confidence.

Ten Garments Every Man Should Own Book by Pedro Mendes

Ten Garments Every Man Should Own Book
  • Author : Pedro Mendes
  • Publisher : Dundurn
  • Release Date : 2021-03-02
  • Category: Design
  • Pages : 248
  • ISBN Code: 1459747488
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Summary: An accessible field guide to classic menswear and creating your own conscious closet. Dressing well matters and it is easily within the grasp of any man, no matter his age or budget. The problem today is that many men don’t know where to turn for help in building a wardrobe. Ten Garments Every Man Should Own is a practical and entertaining guide to dressing better by building a classic, sustainable, and ethically minded wardrobe, focused on quality garments. Each chapter covers an essential piece: shirt, jacket, hat, leather shoes, and more. Cutting through the clutter of online “experts” and fashion magazines, this book reveals the truth about what really makes a garment worth investing in and owning — how it is made, how it fits, and how it makes a man look.

Men and Menswear Book by Laura Ugolini

Men and Menswear Book
  • Author : Laura Ugolini
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2017-03-02
  • Category: History
  • Pages : 306
  • ISBN Code: 1351918257
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Summary: Despite increasing academic interest in both the study of masculinity and the history of consumption, there are still few published studies that bring together both concerns. By investigating the changing nature of the retailing of menswear, this book illuminates wider aspects of masculine identity as well as patterns of male consumption between the years 1880 and 1939. While previous historical studies of masculinity have focused overwhelmingly on the moral, spiritual and physical characteristics associated with notions of 'manliness', this book considers the relationship between men and activities which were widely considered to be at least potentially 'unmanly' - selling, as well as buying clothes - thus shedding new light on men's lives and identities in this period.

Advertising Menswear Book by Paul Jobling

Advertising Menswear Book
  • Author : Paul Jobling
  • Publisher : A&C Black
  • Release Date : 2014-03-13
  • Category: History
  • Pages : 256
  • ISBN Code: 1472558103
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Summary: Choice Outstanding Academic Title 2014 In what was a golden age of British advertising, the notion of the 'peacock male' was a strong theme in fashion promotion, reflecting a new affluence and the emergence of stylish youth cultures. Based on a detailed study of rich archival material, this pioneering study examines the production, circulation and consumption of print, television and cinema publicity for men's clothing in Britain during the second half of the twentieth century. The study explores design issues and period style in advertising, the role of market research and consumer psychology in determining target audiences, the idea of the 'new man' in representing fashionable masculinities, and the various ways that menswear retailers and brands dealt with sex and gender, race, class and age. From y-fronts to Austin Reed suits to Levi's jeans, menswear advertising epitomised the themes, stereotypes, contradictions and ambiguities of masculinity in an age of great social change. This meticulously researched and detailed work of scholarship will be essential reading for students and scholars of fashion, history, sociology, advertising, media, cultural and gender studies.

Menswear Trends Book by Aki Choklat

Menswear Trends Book
  • Author : Aki Choklat
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release Date : 2020-11-02
  • Category: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 216
  • ISBN Code: 1474269737
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Summary: Menswear Trends will help you understand the relationship of menswear to society, enabling you to become both a forecaster and trend thinker – and bring new ideas, innovation and strategies to men's fashion. With designer and educator Aki Choklat you'll learn how menswear trends fit within the larger context of retail, how brands can use trends to be more competitive, and how to create an inspiring trend forecast. Later chapters show how to analyse catwalks, gather information from street-style coverage, compare short-term and long-term analysis and how to analyse and forecast colour trends. In the final chapter you'll explore the various job roles within the trend industry, learn to differentiate between trend services and how to navigate the contemporary job market and illustrate your skills in a portfolio. Industry Insight Interviews: Peter Betsche, CEO, Arvenco David Edgar, one of the founding partners of Bureaux Design Associates (BDA) Michael Fisher, Creative Director – Menswear, Fashion Snoops Jaana Jätyri, founder of Trendstop Volker Ketteniss, Head of Menswear, WGSN Sandy MacLennan, founder of East Central Studios Ember Todd Colour and Trend Manager for Chaco Brand, Wolverine Worldwide Barbara Vinken, Chair of Comparative and French Literature, University of Munich Geraldine Wharry, founder of Trend Atelier

Menswear of the Lombards. Reflections in the light of archeology, iconography and written sources Book by Yuri Godino

Menswear of the Lombards. Reflections in the light of archeology, iconography and written sources Book
  • Author : Yuri Godino
  • Publisher : Bookstones
  • Release Date : 2016-12-26
  • Category: History
  • Pages : N.A
  • ISBN Code: 8898275471
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Summary: Often considered to be “the most barbaric among barbarian populations”, the Lombards actually boast one of the most prosperous and complex civilizations of the Migration Period, able to bequeath refined cultural and artistic treasures, as well as enchanting crafts. This paper aims at focusing on menswear, a cornerstone of the Lombard culture which used to be an essential expression of status for the German societies. The main goal is to offer a consistent and useful summary of the historical data, providing the reader with an up-to-date bibliographic support and a series of reconstructive interpretations, both encouraging a critical approach to the subject and helping the work of mostly any meticulous re-enactor. Textile materials, colors and clothing are described using documentary, archaeological and iconographic sources from the Lombard kingdom in Italy, comparing them with the evidence pertaining to Germanic Europe and the neighboring Mediterranean world. In addition, the author revisits the currently known theories on the spatha suspension belt, a basic element of the armed man equipment.

Menswear Range Plan - Exemplified with Topman, Next and River Island Book by Joao Rico

Menswear Range Plan - Exemplified with Topman, Next and River Island Book
  • Author : Joao Rico
  • Publisher : GRIN Verlag
  • Release Date : 2013-02-19
  • Category: Art
  • Pages : 46
  • ISBN Code: 365637466X
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Summary: Essay from the year 2012 in the subject Design (Industry, Graphics, Fashion), grade: A, London Metropolitan University, course: FASHION BUYING, language: English, abstract: Topman is a brand from the British international retailer group Arcadia Group holding another eight brands, namely BHS (home), Burton (menswear), Dorothy Perkins (womenswear), Evans (womenswear), Miss Selfridge (womenswear), Outfit (Multibranded shop), Topshop (womenswear) and Wallis (womenswear). Arcadia Group focuses their business culture on consumer focus, commercial flair, strategic focus, energy and drive and the staff. Arcadia Group has more than 500 stores in over 30 markets, plus more than 2,500 stores the UK. Over 225M units are imported to the UK and sent to one of the four distribution centres where about 1500 staff select and distribute them to relevant stores using their own fleet of vehicles. The Fashion Footprint internal programme lunched in 2007 supports this amount of imported items. Its goal is monitor and manage the social and environmental impacts of Arcadia Group’s business. Justified by ethical trading, Arcadia Group either has factories or is monitors suppliers in Mauritius, Dubai, Bangladesh, Egypt, Delhi, Sumangali and Uzbekistan. Between 2010 and 2011, Topshop and Topman sold 14,000 fairtrade garments each (Arcadia Group Ltd, 2011). Topman appears as a driving trends high-street men’s fashion store creating brilliant, affordable and authoritative menswear. Topman’s customer is defined as “hard to pin down” because the products can reach a wide range of different personalities and styles. Topman’s product categories consist of menswear, footwear, accessories, stationary and novelty, electronic and grooming as exemplified in the next table.

Peacock Revolution Book by Daniel Delis Hill

Peacock Revolution Book
  • Author : Daniel Delis Hill
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release Date : 2018-04-05
  • Category: Design
  • Pages : 232
  • ISBN Code: 1350056456
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Summary: The Peacock Revolution in menswear of the 1960s came as a profound shock to much of America. Men's long hair and vividly colored, sexualized clothes challenged long established traditions of masculine identity. Peacock Revolution is an in-depth study of how radical changes in men's clothing reflected, and contributed to, the changing ideas of American manhood initiated by a 'youthquake' of rebellious baby boomers coming of age in an era of social revolutions. Featuring a detailed examination of the diverse socio-cultural and socio-political movements of the era, the book examines how those dissents and advocacies influenced the youthquake generation's choices in dress and ideas of masculinity. Daniel Delis Hill provides a thorough chronicle of the peacock fashions of the time, beginning with the mod looks of the British Invasion in the early 1960s, through the counterculture street styles and the mass-market trends they inspired, and concluding with the dress-for-success menswear revivals of the 1970s Me-Decade.

The Trendmakers Book by Jenny Lantz

The Trendmakers Book
  • Author : Jenny Lantz
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release Date : 2016-06-30
  • Category: Design
  • Pages : 256
  • ISBN Code: 1474259804
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Summary: Numerous tastemakers exist in and between fashion production and consumption, from designers and stylists to trend forecasters, buyers, and journalists. How and why are each of these players bound up in the creation and dispersion of trends? In what ways are consumers' relations to trends constructed by these individuals and organizations? This book explores the social significance of trends in the global fashion industry through interviews with these 'fashion intermediaries', offering new insights into their influential roles in the setting and shaping of trends. The Trendmakers contains exclusive interviews with financial analysts, creative directors from high street stores like H&M to designer brands such as Erdem, trend forecasters at WGSN, buyers from Harvey Nichols, and major fashion names like The Telegraph fashion critic Hilary Alexander. In contrast to existing research, Lantz offers an international understanding of the trend landscape, engaging with industry professionals from fashion capitals like London, Paris, and New York, as well as BRIC countries and the new, emerging fashion nations. The fashion media may have declared that 'trends are dead' in the light of digital dissemination, but Lantz argues that trends still not only serve as a significant organizing principle for the fashion industry as a whole but also as a source for legitimacy. Engaging with classic fashion thinkers like Veblen, Simmel, and Bourdieu, as well as contemporary scholars like Entwistle and Steele, this book considers trends from an economic and cultural perspective to add to our knowledge of the complexities of the business of fashion.

The Fashion Forecasters Book by Regina Lee Blaszczyk,Ben Wubs

The Fashion Forecasters Book
  • Author : Regina Lee Blaszczyk,Ben Wubs
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release Date : 2018-03-08
  • Category: Design
  • Pages : 296
  • ISBN Code: 1350017183
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Summary: The fashion business has been collecting and analyzing information about colors, fabrics, silhouettes, and styles since the 18th century - activities that have long been shrouded in mystery. The Fashion Forecasters is the first book to reveal the hidden history of color and trend forecasting and to explore its relevance to the fashion business of the past two centuries. It sheds light on trend forecasting in the industrial era, the profession's maturation during the modernist moment of the 20th century, and its continued importance in today's digital fast-fashion culture. Based on in-depth archival research and oral history interviews, The Fashion Forecasters examines the entrepreneurs, service companies, and consultants that have worked behind the scenes to connect designers and retailers to emerging fashion trends in Europe, North America, and Asia. Here you will read about the trend studios, color experts, and international trade fairs that formalized the prediction process in the modern era, and hear the voices of leading contemporary practitioners at international forecasting companies such as the Doneger Group in New York and WGSN in London. Probing the inner workings of the global fashion system, The Fashion Forecasters blends history, biography, and ethnography into a highly readable cultural narrative.

Fashion Design: The Complete Guide Book by John Hopkins

Fashion Design: The Complete Guide Book
  • Author : John Hopkins
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release Date : 2021-09-23
  • Category: Design
  • Pages : 168
  • ISBN Code: 1350241830
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Summary: From the first sketch to handling a prototype, Fashion Design: The Complete Guide is an all-inclusive overview of the entire design process. This second edition begins with an exploration of fashion in the context of different histories and cultural moments, before fashion designer, and educator John Hopkins walks you through fashion drawing, colour, fibres, research methods, and studio must-knows such as pattern making, draping and fitting. You'll also learn how to develop your portfolio and practice as a professional designer. Each of the six chapters ends with activities to help you hone your skills. Interviewees include Stefan Siegel (founder and CEO of Not Just A Label), Maggie Norris (Founder of Maggie Norris Couture and former designer at Ralph Lauren), Samson Soboye (Creative Director and Founder of Soboye Boutique) and Jessica Bird (a fashion illustrator, whose clients include Vivienne Westwood and matchesfashion.com). With discussion of the evolving role of social media and the practicalities of incorporating sustainability at the centre of the design process this is an essential text for any aspiring fashion designer.