Styles come and and go, but fashion has an enduring appeal, a rich history, and an everyday practical relevance for millions. Launched to coincide with London Fashion Week 2014, this book offers a host of new perspectives on a classic subject. Professional fashion expert Amber Jane Butchart casts a quizzical eye over fashionas oddities, revealing the histories of such garments as the Adelaide boot, the origins of many technical terms and a host of entertaining quotes and aphorisms from the fieldas most colourful names. Specially-commissioned line illustrations from Penelope Beech complete the book, making it a feast for the eyes as well as treat for the stylish soul.... fabric-printing. Most western mills were using roller printers by the 1820s, as a six-color roller printer did the work of 40 hand-block ... SCREEN PRINTING: Commercial manual silk-screen printing began in the 1920s. The technique is usefulanbsp;...
|Title||:||Amber Jane Butchart's Fashion Miscellany|
|Author||:||Amber Jane Butchart|
|Publisher||:||Hachette UK - 2014-02-03|