The Art of Fashion. Elements of Design Shape Line Texture Pattern Color.
Post on 14-Jan-2016
The Art ofFashion
Elements of DesignShapeLine TexturePatternColor
ShapeThe shape of a garment is its form or silhouette.Can be seen from a distance, it is noticed early. Clothes can reveal or disguise the natural body contours.
Silhouettes in History
9 Basic Garment SilhouettesThe garment silhouette may be a reflection (Reinforcing) of the persons shape or used to change the natural shape (countering).Rectangle BellFull WedgeNaturalHourglassA-lineEmpireTriangle
9 Basic Silhouettes
Shape in ClothingFull, wide clothing shapes make people look larger.Straight, tubular shapes seem to lengthen Bell or added fullness will widen in that areaNatural fit reveals all of the body contours. If clothes are too tight they make it look like as though the wearer has outgrown the garment.