Draping is a technique that involves working with fabric directly on the mannequin. This allows the designer to start out from an idea that can change as the design of the piece progresses. In this process, creative freedom plays a more important and less rigid role than patterns and drawings on paper do. This publication is a practical step by step guide for students and fashion professionals who want to delve deeper into this technique used by big industry names such as Issey Miyake, Margela, Therry Mugler, Iris van Herpen and many others. Focusing on a range of subjects, from the required tools and different examples of designs to the steps to be followed in creating jackets, skirts and dresses as well as more specific details, this book offers everything that readers need to learn the principles of draping step by step and have a solid basis for making their own creations without limiting their creativity. AUTHOR: This designer's creations are timeless, highly original pieces that feature volumes and complex geometries and great attention to detail. His passion for fashion and his innate sense of vocation were inspired by his mother's boutique. During the first year of his fashion studies, he participated in the international event AltaRoma. After completing his studies in Rome, Milan and Florence, he founded his own brand, Danilo Attardi Studio. Apart from designing collections, Danilo Attardi is dedicated to teaching draping techniques and fashion design and to advising companies involved in the fashion industry. SELLING POINTS: . A practical guide to learning draping, a technique that involves working with fabric directly on the mannequin. . Very useful for fashion students and professional designers. . This technique is used by big names in international design such as Issey Miyake, Margela, Therry Mugler, Iris van Herpen and many others.
Number of pages: 192
Dimensions: 285 x 195 mm