+25 Free Fashion Books [PDF]

In an effort to increase the list of topics of interest that make up our digital library, we have prepared a list of books in PDF format about Fashion. This topic of wide spectrum and global reach is the one we will be sharing today.

With this set of freely available publications, we gather in the same list, the most relevant books about Fashion.

What we know as Fashion, is what we commonly see as the industry that designs, manufactures and markets clothing with an approved cultural concept.

Fashion incorporates all the trends that involve popular behavior patterns within a given social group, which can reach a considerable and significant difference in contrast with the customs of another group of individuals.

Fashion usually has a temporary impact on a person, this is due to the nature of this demand that renews itself after some time, setting new guidelines in terms of how to dress, think and act.

The list of books on Fashion in PDF format that we created, is composed of more than 25 texts filled with important and useful information about the subject.

On the other hand, we incorporate in our collection of publications, books in Spanish and in Portuguese, in case you want to read in any of these languages.

We would also like to point out that all the books are in the public domain, or were given for free distribution.

Basic Fashion Books

1) Fashion designing and sewing technology

Tapayasha creations

Source: Tapayasha creations

2) Learn to Design Your Own Clothes!

Judith Christensen

Source: Clothing Patterns 101

3) The History of Fashion (Presentation)

Vanderbilt University

Source: Vanderbilt University

4) Fashion History B.C. to Present Times (Presentation)

Fort Bend ISD

Source: Fort Bend ISD

Sustainable Fashion Books

From a few years ago until nowadays, the media has been in charge of spreading accurate information regarding environmental care, the starting point was the discovery of the known greenhouse effect, from that moment the awareness of how man has damaged nature has been at a global level.

This issue has become a door for companies to carry out a new business, which has permeated the population very well, and that is the use of clothing that does not contribute to ecological deterioration, but rather preserves it.

This fashion is known as slow fashion or Sustainable Fashion, which is responsible for minimizing as much as possible the environmental impact to preserve and improve the health of the planet, creating eye-catching clothes with different materials.

5) Sustainable Fashion in a Circular Economy

Kirsi Niinimäki

Source: Aaltoyliopisto

6) Sustainable fashion: New approaches

Kirsi Niinimäki

Source: Aaltodoc

7) Sustainable fashion a handbook for educators

Liz Parker, Marsha A. Dickson

Source: Labour Behind the Label

8) Slow Fashion: Tailoring a Strategic Approach towards Sustainability

Carlotta Cataldi, Maureen Dickson and Crystal Grover

Source: DiVA

9) Sustainable Fashion Design: Transformable Garments for Versatility and Longevity

Minjie Gong

Source: Ryerson University

10) Changing fashion. The clothing and textile industry at the brink of radical transformation

Sabine Loetscher, Mark Starmanns and Laila Petrie

Source: WWF Schweiz: Organisation für Natur - und Umweltschutz

11) Fixing fashion: clothing consumption and sustainability

House of Commons Environmental Audit Committee

Source: UK Parliament

12) Sustanaibility in Fashion

Fashion Institute of Technology

Source: Fashion Institute of Technology

13) Sustainable fashion blueprint 2018

Diane Albouy and Olabisi Adesida

Source: Technofashion World

14) Sofe handbook collaborative practices & entrepreneurial skills for the future of fashion

Social & Sustainable Fashion Entrepreneurs

Source: Social & Sustainable Fashion Entrepreneurs

15) Ethical foundations in sustainable fashion

Kirsi Niinimäki

Source: Core

16) A Design framework for enabling sustainability in the clothing sector

Aguinaldo dos Santos, Fabrizio Ceschin, Suzana Barreto Martins, Carlo Vezzoli

Source: Universidade Federal do Paraná

Fashion Rules Books

When I was a child, I remember that my parents were always concerned about me being combined when I dressed, especially my mother, something that one does not understand until one becomes an adult. However, although there are certain rules for combining clothes, they are not always taken into account, since after all, fashions are made by people.

To give a simple example, it is a rule that suits are worn with ties and dress pants, but nowadays, there are people who don’t wear it that way, but instead they wear a knee-length jean with the suit, and it becomes a trend, thus creating a new fashion.

Although this is the reality of the moment, the rules have always existed, to name a few, are the following: If you wear a shirt without a jacket, you don’t need a tie, if women wear miniskirts they shouldn’t wear a neckline, etc.

17) Professional Etiquette How to: Dress For Success

St. Bonaventure University

Source: St. Bonaventure University

18) Secrets of Well-Dressed Women

Diana Pemberton-Sikes

Source: Fashion For Real Women

19) Dressing to Impress: The Secrets of Proper Attire

Myrna Hoover

Source: Florida State University

20) A Quick Guide to Professional Dress for Men and Women

Emory University

Source: Emory University

Fashion Psychology Books

Fashion psychology is an advanced study that experts have made to study people through their clothes. Did you know that as you dress you show what you feel, in this theory it is like that, and when we analyze we can see that they are very right.

For some people dressing is a way of expression, for them it is a way of relief, to show the world how they really are; at this point it is difficult to find someone who lives by appearances, since money plays a very important role, if you are wealthy, you will show it by dressing, just as if you are not.

Dressing also influences people’s moods, it can both improve and worsen them… its effects are numerous, so it is necessary to be documented on the subject, which for many is quite unknown.

21) Fashion and positive psychology: interactions between clothing, mood, self-concept, and well-being

Juliana Scott

Source: Ryerson University

22) The Psychology of Clothing

George van Ness Dearborn

Source: Modetheorie

23) The Psychology of Clothing: Meaning of Colors, Body Image and Gender Expression in Fashion

Duje Kodzoman

Source: Textile & Leather Review

24) The Social Psychology of Dress

Kim K.P. Johnson and Sharon Lennon

Source: Semantic Scholar

25) Dress and Identity

Mary Ellen Roach-Higgins, Joanne B. Eicher

Source: Core

26) A Cognitive and Social Psychological Perspective on the demand for fashion

Carolyn Mair

Source: Editorial Express

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