Affordable couture. A guide to buying and collecting
A guide to buying and collecting
From Paris to Peoria, couture is a hot topic, and Affordable Couture provides a practical and down-to-earth guide for collectors and enthusiasts of high-end designer fashion whether you are buying couture garments to wear or to collect.
With information on what sets designer clothing apart, tips on how to identify the real thing vs the fake, guidance on getting the right fit, plus the ten key garments you should invest in to create a chic and timeless wardrobe and more, the authors share their years of experience collecting and wearing designer clothing.
Interviews with collectors who share their advice on where to find those special items at a bargain price and a useful shopping guide fora selection of major world cities including New York, London, Paris, Milan, Berlin, Tokyo and Los Angeles, combine to give you everything you need to know to about finding vintage and current pieces at affordable prices.
The ideal guide for anyone interested in designer fashion, fashion as art, or students and individuals who want to know more about buying and collecting high quality designer and vintage clothing.
Jemi Armstrong is a well-known fashion illustrator, author and teacher. Her books include Pencil to Pen Tool and Fashion Illustration. She is a sought-after costume illustrator for film and TV. Linda Arroz is a lifestyle and image consultant whose expertise includes fashion, fitness, wellness and beauty. She has appeared on hundreds of TV shows including Good Morning America and Entertainment Tonight, sharing tips and trends.
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Nbr de pages : 208
Poids : 622 gr
ISBN 10 : 1908126248
ISBN 13 : 9781908126245