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The Fairchild encyclopedia of menswear

Author: Mary Lisa Gavenas
Publisher: New York : Fairchild Publications, Inc., ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Suit sales are on the rise. Men's makeovers are a staple of reality television, and male celebrities retain stables of stylists. Magazine publishers are busily launching male style spin-offs, while business and news titles are just as busy beefing up their coverage of men's fashion and grooming. As we enter the 21st century, there is more interest over menswear than there's been in decades, yet there has been no  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Encyclopedia
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Gavenas, Mary Lisa.
Fairchild encyclopedia of menswear.
New York : Fairchild Publications, Inc., ©2008
(OCoLC)892054315
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Lisa Gavenas
ISBN: 9781563674655 1563674653
OCLC Number: 148851371
Description: x, 419 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: A: abaca to awning stripes --
B: babouches to bycocket --
C: cabana stripes to Cutty Sark Awards --
D: Dacron to dye lot --
E: ear flaps to eyewear --
F: fabrications to fustian --
G: gabardine to gym bag --
H: H & M to hymo --
I: ice cream suit to Izod --
J: J. Press to justaucorps --
K: kafiyeh to Kuski suit --
L: lace-ups to Lytton, Lord --
M: M magazine to mutze --
N: nailhead to nylon --
O: Ocean Pacific to ozone wash --
P: pachuco to PVC --
Q: qiviut to quizzing glass --
R: rabbit hair to runway --
S: S-twist to synthetic --
T: T-400 to tyrian purple --
U: ulster to urban --
V: V-neck to vrille --
W: waist to wrap coat --
XYZ: XIA to Zuleika Dabson.
Responsibility: Mary Lisa Gavenas.
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A guide for fashion students and professionals, this book features: over 2,800 entries covering definitions and terms, industry slang, pattern descriptions, tailor's talk, and technical jargon;  Read more...

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