Design Practice and Processes for Creating Hats, Bags, Shoes and More
This book offers a detailed introduction for fashion design students, aspiring designers and start-up businesses to the design principles, construction techniques and professional practices for the growing market sector of accessory and footwear design. Two leading educators explain the fundamental principles of research, design and development, covering core techniques and processes, specialist terminology and tools of the trade. Following chapters are dedicated to particular subjects handbags, footwear, hats, belts, gloves and small leather goods with a concluding information section on courses, careers and trade fairs. Anyone who wants to make a career in this exciting niche area will find this an indispensable reference book.