A good fashion book placed on your coffee table is as much a statement of your Fashion sense as the clothes that you wear. Therefore, to help you figure out the best fashion books to refer to as your styling guide and to flaunt the same in your living room, I present to you a list of some of the best picks, from around the world, in fashion books:
How Fashion Works – By Gavin Waddell
If you are a curious bee like me, and do not just want a lowdown on the latest fashions and trends, but want your fashion book and guide to give you all the information about the world of fashion and how it works, then this the best book for you. From giving you a great ready to wear guide to providing you all the details about the fashion industry like tailoring, men and women wear, mass production,dress making, market organization, etc., all your queries about the world of fashion would be answered by this book.
Wrap And Drape Fashion
For all those of you looking for a guide in complicated and restrictive designing, this is the book is your one stop solution. It will give you the complete knowledge about how to use the geometrical and floral prints, to come up with highly creative design schemes, rules and construction methods. This book will be your best teacher for most basic costume designing.
Let’s Talk About Fashion – By Catherine Schvvaab
No, to be successful, you cannot restrict your knowledge about fashion to the hot trends in your country. You need to have a global perspective, and this is exactly what this book offers you. It acts like your guide for global fashion concepts from a sociological, practical and historical point of view. It also gives you a run down on all the important global players and events in the fashion industry.
Form Fit Fashion
Whether you are a student in the fashion industry or an amateur professional in the same, this book needs to be your first reference point for ideas, information, and tips on planning and execution of fashion projects.
The Art Of Fashion Draping
The book starts with providing you all the key information about basic, but important aspects of fashion like dress forms, different fabrics, basic and complex drape structures. As a fashion designer, all the information about various drape forms like collars, yokes, ruffles, cauls, etc. that you must have in your library is made available to you by this book.