The Fashion Swatch Book
Publisher: Thames & Hudson
- Book Category: Beauty and Fashion
- Format: Paperback
- Number of Pages: 448
Featuring fabric designs by more than one hundred of the worlds top fashion designers and brands, and over 1,100 colour and black and white images, this is the most comprehensive sourcebook of fashion fabrics ever produced. The huge, varied collection of swatches reproduced in this book ranges from examples by contemporary designers working at the cutting edge of technology to the creations of historic fashion houses famous for their heritage textiles. The final section of the book features informative step-by-step photographs of different processes involved in the production of fashion fabrics. These factory photoshoots (digital and screen printing, discharge printing, knitwear, hand embroidery, hand weaving, jacquard weaving, lace) offer an invaluable insight into the world of fabric manufacturing today.