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Pattern

100 Fashion Designers, 10 Curators


International survey of 100 of the most significant and groundbreaking contemporary fashion/accessory designers


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  • International survey of 100 of the most significant and groundbreaking contemporary fashion/accessory designers, as selected by 10 respected figures in the field – a mixture of leading designers, stylists, bloggers and buyers
  • Pattern is presented in a printed Tyvek shoulder bag, it is a collectors' piece made for the truly style-conscious, as well as an indispensable reference tool for anyone with an interest in fashion
  • Hundreds of photographs, sketches, drawings and computer renderings reveal design processes and showcase final pieces from menswear, womenswear, millinery and accessory collections

PATTERN presents 100 outstanding fashion designers selected by 10 of the field's leading professionals, including designers, stylists, editors, educators, bloggers and writers. Truly global in scope, it has collected the world's most exceptional international young designers from fashion's four capitals – London, Paris, Milan and New York – as well as from other less prominent but no less flourishing centres of activity, such as Sydney, Amsterdam, and Los Angeles.

Combining photographs, sketches, drawings and computer renderings, PATTERN explains the processes behind seasonal collections, as well as showcasing final pieces from the realms of menswear, womenswear, shoes, hats and accessories. Concise, descriptive texts by curators explain the designers' work and the characteristics that make their fashion groundbreaking.

PATTERN is a meticulously crafted book that gives exposure to previously unseen archive material including formative sketches and candid, backstage photographs. Presented in a printed Tyvek shoulder bag, it is a collectors' piece made for the truly style-conscious, as well as an indispensable reference tool for anyone with an interest in fashion.

PATTERN takes its place is a series of surveys identifying 100 of the most interesting, cutting-edge practitioners of key art forms. Earlier surveys include cream and Fresh Cream, for contemporary art, 10x10 for architecture, BLINK for photography, Spoon for design, Area for graphic design, and for fashion, the 2005 success Sample.

SPECIFICATIONS

Format: Hardback
Size: 338 x 250 mm (9 7/8 x 13 3/8 in)
Pages: 432 pp
Illustrations: 1000 illustrations
ISBN: 9780714849720

  Which young designers will be the next global tastematers? New tome Pattern highlights 100 names currently shaping fashion.
- Harper's Bazaar

Phaidon has done it again… Fashion lovers will devour this hefty four-hundred page book. This is a gorgeous book… Exactly what you need on your coffee table.
- Beso.com

 
Imran Amed is a fashion writer and entrepreneur, and founder of the website The Business of Fashion.

Tavi Gevinson is an American fashion blogger who started her blog Style Rookie in 2008 aged 11.

Gert Jonkers & Jop van Bennekom are the creators and editors of men’s magazine Fantastic Man.

Tim Lim is a stylist and fashion editor and currently the Group Fashion Director at Modern Media.

Preen are designers known for their structural sophistication and pared back opulence.

Yasmin Sewell is a fashion retail consultant and most recently the Chief Creative Consultant for Liberty of London.

SHOWstudio is a website founded by Nick Knight that continues to redefine the representation of fashion photography online.

Keegan Singh is a stylist whose work regularly appears in publications including American Vogue and Interview.

Heather Sproat is a senior lecturer at Central Saint Martins College of Art & Design.

A.F. Vandevorst are celebrated for their designs’ elegantly intellectual take on femininity.

 

 
Contents and Sections:

Preface
10 Curators
100 Fashion Designers
Biographies
Index/Picture Credits

 

 
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