Basics Fashion Design 07: Menswear by John HopkinsBasics Fashion Design 07: Menswear by John Hopkins

Basics Fashion Design 07: Menswear

byJohn Hopkins

Paperback | June 23, 2011

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Menswear books for fashion design students are under-represented when compared to womenswear titles, and are often divided into historical surveys of menswear and technical pattern cutting books. Basics Fashion Design 07: Menswear provides a broad introduction to menswear by considering a range of social and historical contexts that have served to define and redefine this fascinating area of fashion through the ages, and also includes interviews with contemporary menswear labels, stylists and designers. These interviews provide valuable insights into the different styles and role models who continue to influence and define menswear in the twenty-first century. This colorful and varied book provides details on both the design process and sources of research for menswear. All topics are considered and presented in context with fashion drawings and presentation formats - from students and recent graduates as well as more established design labels.
John Hopkins worked as a womenswear designer at Jaeger and Burberry for over ten years. His teaching career began in the United States, where he served as chair of Fashion at Savannah Colege of Art and Design, before taking up his current position as head of Fashion and Textiles at Winchester School of Art, UK.
Title:Basics Fashion Design 07: MenswearFormat:PaperbackDimensions:200 pages, 9 × 6.3 × 0.7 inPublished:June 23, 2011Publisher:BloomsburyLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:2940411433

ISBN - 13:9782940411436


Table of Contents

Introduction. Menswear through the ages: Menswear chronology; Introduction to social and historical contexts; Military dress and uniforms; Menswear's influence on womenswear; 20th-century influences; Counter-culture dressing; Interview: Heritage Research; Interview: Lou Dalton. Sartorial traditions: The suit; The sartorialists; British tailoring; Italian tailoring; American tailoring; Shirts; Trousers and pants; Neck ties; Undergarments; Shoes; Interview: Dashing Tweeds; Interview: Stowers Bespoke. The sportswear revolution: A brief history of sportswear; Denim; Active sportswear; Interview: Mottainai; Interview: Ijin. Menswear by design: Research sources for menswear design; Design development; Fashion Illustration; Portfolios; Interview: Giles Price; Interview: Peter Jensen. Conclusion. Bibliography. Further resources. Index. Acknowledgements and picture credits. Working with ethics.

Editorial Reviews

Visually beautiful and very informative. I plan on adding this book to my student list of must look at Menswear resource materials.