"The Sourcebook of Contemporary Fashion Design" is a cutting-edge design anthology featuring more than 300 established and emerging fashion designers around the world. Included here in in impressive 650 pages are the world's most notable contemporary fashion designers - master couturiers and up-and-coming designers alike, showcasing their work in graphic full-color photographs and illustrations. For ease of reference, fashion design illustrations, photographs, and explanations of these lovely designs are categorized according to design type, purpose, and style. Also included is a visual index for quick reference and designers' contact information. This impressive fashion design book is the first large-scale book of its kind to showcase a complete and diverse range of contemporary fashion designers notable for their work in couture and ready-to-wear clothing. The case studies incorporate every type of design project possible - from the t-shirt to the evening dress, from shoes to handbags, hats to jewellery - making this lushly illustrated, information-rich book an invaluable resource that consumers, designers, design students, fashion retailers, merchandisers, and stylists will turn to again and again.