The Denim Manual: A Complete Visual Guide for the Denim Industry (Hardback)


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The Denim Manual covers every aspect of the denim industry including history, fabric, design, washes and care. It also explores the technical processes and terms that are unique to the industry, and includes many insider tips and insights. This timeless encyclopaedia will immerse you in the world of denim, so you may understand and appreciate its meaning, its history, its value, and the fascinating stories behind it.

> The most comprehensive Denim book covering history, denim fabric, design, washing and care
> A complete collection of denim fabrics, washes, and terms
> Easy to understand, with over 700 illustrations and photos.

A True Understanding of Denim
Denim is a complex and special fabric with a rich historical and cultural heritage. In this comprehensive book, you will discover the meaning and value of denim throughout history and acquire lots of practical knowledge, expertise and terminology in a concise manner.

A Complete Collection of Denim Fabric
The Denim Manual contains one of the world’s most complete denim libraries to show you all the characteristics of the fabric and ways to identify and apply them. With the assistance of experts and industry insiders, the book will guide you through the terminology used in the denim industry.

Denim Wash Library
Denim is a unique fabric. Its versatility means you can create endless possibilities with the washing process. The Wash Library illustrates and explains dry, wet, chemical and mechanical processes, so you can learn how to produce many different styles, looks and special effects.

Rich Visuals
We know that readers appreciate visuals, so we’ve incorporated more than 700 illustrations, photos, charts and diagrams that make learning easy and pleasurable.

Raw Denim Cover
The fabric used on the cover is a reactive-dyed denim, to prevent unnecessary fading. The white paint of the title represents the effect of white printing on denim pockets. And the edge of the book is foiled with copper inspired by the metal studs used on denim garments.

For Denim Lovers
The Denim Manual is to address the unique needs of denim lovers. We hope the book will give you a thorough understanding of the denim industry, and guide you through your own denim journey.

Publisher: Fashionary International Limited
ISBN: 9789887711131
Number of pages: 160
Weight: 650 g
Dimensions: 210 x 140 mm