Fashion Design Books

Fashion Books: Construction / Patternmaking

Ready-to-Wear Apparel Analysis (3rd Edition) By Patty Brown, Jane Rice RN CMA Product Description (from Taking a practical industry approach, this book provides fashion merchandisers with an understanding of the mass production process of ready-to-wear apparel, and the objective evaluation of its cost and quality. Coverage of practical issues and industry methods, along with the […] full article »

Fashion Books: Drawing / Illustration

Perspective Without Pain By Phil Metzger This book really delivers. Despite my proficiency at drafting, perspectives always scared me. This book helped me overcome that fear. It made me realize how easy perspective can actually be. I blame my drafting teacher for all those years that I wasted living in fear! Knowing perspective will significantly improve […] full article »

Fashion Books: Fashion Drawing and Illustration

Fashion Images By Roberta Hochberger Gruber This is a great reference book that I truly like a lot. Not only does it provide a lot of reference images including photographs of female and male models, but it also gives you number of great techniques for faster sketching. The downside is that it’s pricey. I bought mine […] full article »