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Hartman, Emil Alvin / Instructive costume design
([1922])

What is costume design?: chapter one,   pp. 11-17 PDF (1.3 MB)


Page 17

 
  Costume Design is the art of decoratively creating 
costumes that will protect the person from the weather, 
conform with the traditional customs of the land where 
they are worn, and through line, form, and color Wing 
out or hide personal characteristics of the physique, and 
answer to the conventional needs of the occasion. 


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