With more than 200 illustrations and brief explanations, this book offers a step- by- step introduction to the six most important methods of fashion illustration: watercolors, wax crayons, pastels, felt-tip pens, graphite, and colored pencils and collage. The illustrations in this volume are inspired by the creations of such well-known fashion designers as Paul Poiret, Madeleine Vionnet, Coco Chanel, Cristobal Balenciaga and Frowick Halston. They show which methods are best suited for specific articles of clothing while providing an effective overview of the history of fashion in the 20th century. Text in English, French, and German. Illustrated in color throughout.