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Emerging Fashion Designers 4

Sally Congdon-Martin

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The latest edition of this popular, growing series showcases the exciting new designs created by more than 80 recent graduates from 18 premier fashion design programs in the United States. With over 300 striking color images, this fourth edition brings the fresh perspective of the next generation of young designers to the forefront via beautifully designed garments and skillfully rendered illustrations for eveningwear, menswear, lingerie, activewear including yoga and snowboarding apparel, and much more. The wide range of work in this anthology is augmented with a brief dossier on each young designer, including that designer's source of inspiration and materials used. This easy-to-navigate resource has garments organized alphabetically by designer and indexed graphically by school. It is an essential reference to the newest talent and trends in fashion that will be valued by all who are passionate about this ever-changing field.

Size: 8 1/2" x 11" | 322 color photos | 208 pp
ISBN13: 9780764347139

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Sally Congdon-Martin cut her teeth as a fashion writer while living in Shanghai, China, writing for local magazines about the fashion and retail scene. She returned to the States and attended graduate school at Drexel University, earning her Master of Science in Fashion Design. In that time, in addition to studying design intensely, she had enriching experiences such as assisting in the Drexel Historic Costume Collection, studying couture techniques in Paris, working the obligatory but none-the-less wonderful internships, and showing her work in the international Arts of Fashion competition. In addition to her endeavors as a writer and designer, Sally works as a Patternmaker at an apparel company in Reading, PA.