Best Fashion Books: The Fashion Swatch Book

The Fashion Swatch Book, by Marnie Fogg, is an inspirational book that contains important pieces from more than 100 of the world’s fashion designers. With contemporary and classic designs, the book contents cover from historic houses such as Sophie Hallette, to the edgiest work by Christopher Kane and Giles Deacon. The Fashion Swatch Book  is alphabetically arranged by designer and it contains around 1300 images that illustrate the huge variety of swatches. Marnie Fogg introduces each fashion house and guides the reader through textile design and production. The Fashion Swatch Book features some of the greatest fabric designers of our time: Barbour, Bruce Oldfield, Marimekko, Paul Smith, Basso & Brooke, Mary Katrantzou, Christopher Kane, Sonia Rykiel, Ann Louise Roswald, Tata Naka, Eley Kishimoto, Hussein Chalayan, among others. The behind the scenes entries about some of the most important manufacturers is incredible and  at the final section of the book you can find informative step-by-step photographs of the working techniques behind both modern and classic fabric manufacturing. _______________________________________________________________________ You may also like: FASHION – THE INSPIRING BOOK 100 YEARS OF FASHION BY CALLY BLACKMAN _______________________________________________________________________ ‘One of the most wide-ranging books on fashion fabrics ever published … a vital insight into the…

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