This second volume is for everybody who wants to dress up smartly, attract the onlooker’s attention and make an impact. As a designer you not only have to adorn yourself in best possible attires but it is also your responsibility to design fashionable and attractive ensembles for your clients. Therefore, this volume has been designed with the purpose to help you know your and your client’s body type with its positives and negatives. It will help you to select and adorn in Western and Indian ensembles best suited for the body type, while keeping in mind the use of detailing, attention seeking colors, patterns, and embellishment on the body parts that should be highlighted and avoiding the use of highlighting features on the problem areas of the body.
Part I: Ladies Wear
· Chapter One: Ensembles for Ladies
· Chapter two: Pear Body Type
· Chapter three: Diamond Body Type
· Chapter four: Round Body Type
· Chapter five: Hourglass Body Type
· Chapter six: Inverted Triangle Body Type
· Chapter Seven: Straight Body Type
· Chapter eight: Problem Areas
· Chapter nine: Maternity Wear
Part II - Men’s Wear
· Chapter ten: Ensembles for Men
· Chapter eleven: Short and Heavy Body Type
· Chapter Twelve: Short and Thin Body Type
· Chapter thirteen: Tall and Heavy Body Type
· Chapter fourteen: Tall and Thin Body Type
· Chapter fifteen: Athletic Body Type
· Chapter sixteen: Problem Areas
Part III: Children in Adult Wear
· Chapter Seventeen: Ensembles for Children
Dr. Navneet Kaur is a graduate and post graduate in Textiles and Clothing, currently known as Fabric and Apparel Science from Institute of Home Economics under Delhi University. Her post graduation thesis was on Designing of Play Clothes for Nursery Going Girls using cotton lycra knit fabric. She has done her doctorate on Systems Approach to Sustainable Development of Apparel Industry from Delhi University, which was a detailed study on alternative procedures followed for each production and finishing step in the Apparel Industry with respect to labour employeed and its skill level, capital and energy utilized and infrastructure required.
She has taught at undergraduate and post graduate levels of Fashion Design and Textile Design courses for six years at various institutes, such as Apeejay Institute of Fashion Design, Institute of Home Economics and Lady Irwin College. She was working as Head of the Fashion Design department for six years at Inter National Institute of Fashion Design, Hauz Khas Enclave, before starting the writing for this book. She has organized a number of graduating fashion shows and exhibitions as head of the fashion design department which was appreciated by the fashion fraternity. She has written a number of articles which have been published in renowned Apparel and Textile journals such as Apparel Views, The Indian Textile Journal and Clothesline. She is also a member of the Board of Examiners of Guru Nanak Dev University and Annamalai University.