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Publications from the first French fashion school

Technical know-how, fashion history, textiles, fashion business ans dress forms

Coming soon ebooks Draping Method

Our ebooks

Our entire catalogue is available in a digital version, which makes it easier for you to learn our method. Readable on computers, mobile phones and tablets, our ebooks can be taken with you wherever you go!

Omnichannel retail

Omnichannel retail

This book invites you to discover the new strategies of international trade. In shops, in digital, on social networks or in virtual reality, sales are evolving and adapting to the times. These specificities are described by the authors. 

Heritage and legacy

Heritage and legacy

On the occasion of ESMOD's 180th anniversary, this book traces the history of the six successive directions that have made the school famous. From its creation in 1841 by an ingenious and creative founder, ESMOD and fashion have evolved side by side over the years.

Dress forms and fashion accessories

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At the heart of fashion since 1841

Everyday, ESMOD Editions gives life to the legacy of Alexis Lavigne, founder of ESMOD and inventor of the bust mannequin and also the tape measure. A heritage shown to students during temporary exhibition and to the public across the pages of the four volumes of "The grammar of Western clothing".

About us

We invite you to discover the reference flat pattern drafting method published by the most prestigious french fashion school since 1841. Our method is basic, intuitive, accurate and illustrated, teaching you the key elements for manufacturing tailor-made clothes.

We provide methods for designing, drawing and manufacturing your own garments easily throughout pattern drafting, fashion design, drawing and marketing reference books in both french and english.

These textbooks are teaching supports for our student's network in 20 schools around the world but also accessible  to professional and beginner pattern drafters, fashion professionnals and people who love to sew. 

ESMOD Editions also provides male and female dress forms since our funder, Alexis LAVIGNE, invented the patrern drafting mannequin in 1854!

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