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The Way We Look: Dress and Aesthetics

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Publisher Comments:

This classic text explains and applies the basic elements of design and aesthetics for a variety of apparel professionals. Using her own theory of the Apparel-Body-Construct — the look or appearance of the body, clothing and accessories as a unit the author defines aesthetics in the context of understanding how we perceive dress and our reactions to it.

About the Author

Marilyn Revell Delong is a professor and associate dean for Faculty and Graduate Programs in the College of Human Ecology at the University of Minnesota. Delong is a charter fellow of the International Textile and Apparel Association. She was presented the 2000 Lifetime Achievement in Design and Aesthetics Award by the International Textile and Apparel Association.

Table of Contents

CONTENTS

* Your Aesthetic Response

* Perception: Interpretation of Form and Meaning

* Studying the Aesthetic Response

* Observing the Space of the Apparel-Body-Construct

* The Body as a Pre-existing Structure

* Materials of the Apparel-Body-Construct

* Visual Definition Within the Apparel-Body-Construct

* Organising the Apparel-Body-Construct

* Interpreting the Apparel-Body-Construct

TEXT FEATURES

* Instructor's Guide provides course outlines, objectives and additional application exercises

Product Details

ISBN:
9781563670718
Subtitle:
Dress and Aesthetics
Publisher:
Fairchild Books
Author:
DeLong, Marilyn Revell
Author:
Revell Delong, Marilyn
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Clothing and dress
Subject:
Fashion
Subject:
Costume design
Subject:
Fashion design
Subject:
General-General
Edition Number:
2
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
19980501
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
4 pp colour section
Pages:
368
Dimensions:
9.16x7.34x.81 in. 1.63 lbs.

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