Introduction to fashion elements, principles and illustration
Introduction To FashionElements, Principles And Illustration… By G.S.Sivakumar Senior Lecturer Aravin Prince Periyasamy Lecturer Department of Garment technology S.S.M. Polytechnic College Komarapalayam
Definition of Fashion….• Fashion is a style and custom prevalent at a given time.• Fashion can be defined the ideal of beauty currently accepted by a given segment of the population.• Fashion is an art and it is a science. To be more precise, it is an artistic science and scientific art of learning to combine color, style, pattern and texture for the final effect, that is right for the time, place and the user.
Other Fashion Terms…Classic Styles that remain in fashion for yearsEg Blazer jacket Crew- neck Shetland sweatersFadA style or design that gains and loses its popularity within a brief period of time
Haute Couture- Which is other wise know as Made-To- Measure , is predominantly designed and manufactured for a specific Client.- It is one of its kind, mostly made from High quality expensive fabric, sewn with extreme attention to detail and finish, often using time-consuming.
Mass MarketThe mass market caters to for a wide range of customers by producing ready to wear clothes in large quantities in standard sizes.Eg; Knitted casual wear
ColorColor is the first thing that a customer notices about the garmentsColor choice1. Commercial color prediction2. Specific customer
Power of color….• Color can make us cheerful or depressed• It can be stimulating or relaxing• It can create a feeling of warm or cooling•• It plays tricks with size and distance
Illusion Created By ElementsBy Lines Vertical lines- increased height effects Horizontal lines- shorter the height effects Curved lines- rhythmic and feminine nature Diagonal lines- active and sportive illusion
By Fancy Sewing threads Contrast colored , fancy sewing threads are used for garment constructions
SURFACE ENRICHMENT BY PRINTING Printing is a method of producing attractive designs on the fabric surface, by using colored pigments. Flock printing Sugar printing Fluorescent printing Glitter printing Embossing printing Plastizol printing