Originally posted on the Center for Faith & Work.

CFW Living Room participant and Vocation Group Leader Fiona Dieffenbacher has published a textbook, Fashion Thinking.  Fieldnotes Magazine features an article by Fiona where she describes her motivation for creating the book: “As I searched for academic textbooks in the field of fashion that might provide support I found none that fully unmasked the design process. Many act as mere “show and tell,” with images of mood boards, research, and final sketch presentations. These books often demonstrate a rote and redundant approach to fashion design. Clearly there was a need for a book that celebrated the various entry points into design, rather than simplistically catechizing students in only one philosophy or method. This is the book I determined to write.”

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