In concise text and 490 vibrant color photos, discover the current and emerging trends in European fashion design. Ninety-three students from top schools present their premier work, fashions that are sure to inspire readers and fire their imaginations. Top-flight fashion design colleges and universities from the United Kingdom, to Sweden, and the Netherlands, participated in this fascinating project. Discover the sources of inspiration for Europe's up-and-coming designers and the materials and techniques they have employed in the creation of modern menswear and womenswear alike. The sources of inspiration are disparate and fascinating, ranging from those hidden spots we chose in childhood to spark our budding creativity to industrial photographs and everything in between. Here is an advance view of the fashions of tomorrow that anyone with fashion sense will enjoy.
Patrick Gottelier is one of the heads at the advanced undergraduate fashion and apparel design program at the DeTao Masters Academy in association with the Shanghai Institute of Visual Arts in Shanghai. He has over 25 years of experience in the fashion industry.