Covering the latest innovations and trends, including new categories such as wearable technology and
natural-fibre leather alternatives, Fashion Bags and Accessories is the ultimate guide to this extremely profitable and dynamic area of fashion.
Fashion Bags and Accessories explores fashion bags and related accessories, such as purses, wallets, clutches, cases, gloves and belts, through various approaches to creative design, product development, technological innovation, materials development, component design (hardware) and branding. Readers will become familiar with key constructions and gain grounding in both traditional craft-making techniques and contemporary digital manufacturing process. Traditional accessory materials like leather are considered alongside new and emerging sustainable materials. Key elements of fashion bags and accessories like component design, signature branding and logo design are also covered in depth.
Primarily aimed at students on fashion design, product design, or specialized accessories courses, the book will also be a go-to reference for professionals wishing to move into or evolve in this product area.