Close
Enter your search into one or more of the boxes below:
You can refine your search by selecting from any of the options below:
Search
Designer's Guide to Girls' and Junior Apparel
Foyalty 255

Designer's Guide to Girls' and Junior Apparel (Paperback)

£84.00
Usually despatched within 2 weeks.

Synopsis

This book explains the process that a fashion designer goes through to put a line together specifically for the girls' and junior markets, following a sequence similar to the schedule that an actual working designer follows when he or she is working on a line for a manufacturer. It starts with the inspiration phase, and then moves to research and sketching. Chapters teach students how the designer works with patternmakers to see the garment fabricated and sewn, then follows the garment as it is costed, merchandised, and prepared to be sold. Students will be exposed to the many layers of specifications, production patterns, and testing, and finally producing and shipping the garments. Each chapter will conclude with a "Designer's Diary" in the voice of a fictitious designer, documenting her successes, frustrations, and other experiences intrinsic to the job. Students will also be given a chance to create a diary of their own, tracking the progression of their own children's wear collection.

Features: -- Illustrated timeline shows the evolution of ready-to-wear children's wear from the 1960s to today -- "Designer's Diary" concludes each chapter and follows experiences of a fictitious designer -- Activities related to the content of each chapter will train and inspire the student to think like a working designer -- A book-long project will ask students to fill out their own day planner to track their progress as they create their own line; this will become their own "designer's diary" that can serve as a portfolio for their new collection or inspiration for their next collection -- Instructor's Guide provides suggestions for planning the course and using the text in the classroom

Randi Beer is an instructor at Woodbury University.

More books by Randi Beer

Leave Review

Delivery

Delivery Options

All delivery times quoted are the average, and cannot be guaranteed. These should be added to the availability message time, to determine when the goods will arrive. During checkout we will give you a cumulative estimated date for delivery.

Location 1st Book Each additional book Average Delivery Time
UK Standard Delivery FREE FREE 3-5 Days
UK First Class £4.50 £1.00 1-2 Days
UK Courier £7.00 £1.00 1-2 Days
Western Europe** Courier £17.00 £3.00 2-3 Days
Western Europe** Airmail £5.00 £1.50 4-14 Days
USA / Canada Courier £20.00 £3.00 2-4 Days
USA / Canada Airmail £7.00 £3.00 4-14 Days
Rest of World Courier £22.50 £3.00 3-6 Days
Rest of World Airmail £8.00 £3.00 7-21 Days

** Includes Austria, Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Irish Republic, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland.

Delivery Help & FAQs

Returns Information

If you are not completely satisfied with your purchase*, you may return it to us in its original condition with in 30 days of receiving your delivery or collection notification email for a refund. Except for damaged items or delivery issues the cost of return postage is borne by the buyer. Your statutory rights are not affected.

* For Exclusions and terms on damaged or delivery issues see Returns Help & FAQs

You might also like

Hair: An Illustrated History
(Hardback)
Susan J. Vincent
 
 
£70.00
 
Hair: An Illustrated History
(Paperback)
Susan J. Vincent
 
 
£22.99
 
© W&G Foyle Ltd
Foyles uses cookies to help ensure your experience on our site is the best possible. Click here if you’d like to find out more about the types of cookies we use.
Accept and Close