This great layout from Vogue magazine from February 15, 1934 allows me to highlight some super things about our collections here at the FIT Library. The Gladys Marcus Library specializes in feeding the designer’s mind. We focus most on clothing … Continue reading
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I have a lot to say about this, but my first reaction is to be dumbfounded that we are even having this conversation in 2014 when several respected institutions give M.A. degrees on the study of clothing (as material … Continue reading
This is a “Not for Beginners” post. Today we’re working our way through a series of books aimed at demonstrating production sewing techniques. What we’re looking for here are the kind of shortcuts that are used in garment mass production … Continue reading
A colleague posted this on our FB page, so I thought I’d pass it on. http://technicaltextilesolutions.com/blog/source-apparel-fabrics-price-sensitive-categories/ Go thou and source good stuff!
Once again it’s spring, and spring means summer dresses! Indeed, I know that many of you are in draping labs working on term garments of this sort, even as I type. During the last dozen or so years of her … Continue reading