Divided into eight clear chapters, the book starts with an in-depth study on measuring and body shaping, before examining fabric techlogy and sartorial termilogy. It describes a wide range of skirts and trousers, both for women and men, from the basic to the highly elaborate.
Antonio Donnanno began in his career in his family s tailor shop and later, after majoring in history and philosophy, focused on the teaching of costume history and patternmaking techniques. In 1982, he founded the acknowledged Euromode School Italia in Bergamo, which soon expanded with new branches on the international stage and where, alongside his teaching duties, Donnanno also serves as director. Antonio Donnanno has written dozens of books about fashion and has his own consulting firm, focusing on patternmaking and business.