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The Dynamics of Fashion 3e

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Publisher Comments:

- New chapter on the history of fashion, focusing on the evolution of the apparel industry from the Industrial Revolution to the present and profiling influential designers from the 1900s to the 21st century

- Substantial updating and addition of new theories, applications, and practices

- All new photos and illustrations in color

- Updated and new Fashion Focus and Then and Now features. The Fashion Focus sections highlight pertinent people, organizations, and companies. Then and Now elements discuss past fashion influences in relation to today's style-setting individuals and products

- Trade Talk, For Review, and For Discussion activities promote student learning

- Exploring Careers assignments discuss available fashion-related careers

- Updated and expanded glossary of industry terms, and a list of Internet resources help prepare readers for their roles in the fashion business

- Instructor's Guide includes options for organizing the curriculum and general suggestions for teaching the course, as well as supplementary assignments, test banks, and a final examination

- PowerPoint Presentation includes more than 400 slides that illustrate key concepts from the book and provide the basis for classroom lectures and discussions for each chapter; compatible with PC and MAC platforms

Synopsis:

Fashion today is fast-paced, technologically savvy, and global—and this 3rd Edition of The Dynamics of Fashion has been updated accordingly. Featuring the latest facts, figures, and theories in fashion development, production, and merchandising, as well as a brand new chapter on the history of fashion, this book provides a broad foundation for students hoping to become a part of the industry. Apparel, accessories, cosmetics, home fashions, green design and more are explored in detail, while hundreds of examples make the business aspect fun. Fresh, forward, challenging and comprehensive, Elaine Stones classic text is for those in fashion who want to be both in the now and in the know.

About the Author

Elaine Stone is Professor Emerita at the Fashion Institute of Technology.

Table of Contents

The Changing World of Fashion
A Century of Fashion
The Nature of Fashion
The Environment of Fashion
The Movement of Fashion
The Changing World of Fashion
A Century of Fashion
The Nature of Fashion
The Environment of Fashion
The Movement of Fashion
The Business of Fashion
The Primary Level: The Materials of Fashion
Textiles: Fibers and Fabrics
Leather and Fur
The Secondary Level: The Producers of Apparel
Product Development
Womens Apparel
Mens Apparel
Childrens and Teens Apparel
The Secondary Level: The Other Producers
Innerwear, Bodywear, and Legwear
Accessories
Cosmetics and Fragrances
Home Fashions
The Retail Level: The Markets for Fashion
Global Fashion Markets
Global Sourcing and Merchandising
Fashion Retailing
Policies and Strategies in Fashion Retailing
The Auxiliary Level: Supporting Services
Fashion Auxiliary Services

Product Details

ISBN:
9781563676864
Publisher:
Fairchild Books & Visuals
Subject:
Fashion
Author:
Stone, Elaine
Subject:
Commercial - Fashion Design
Subject:
History : General
Subject:
General-General
Subject:
Art-History and Criticism
Publication Date:
20080731
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
colour illustrations
Pages:
640
Dimensions:
12.5 x 9.2 x 1.5 in 1 lb

Related Subjects

Business » General
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Fashion today is fast-paced, technologically savvy, and global—and this 3rd Edition of The Dynamics of Fashion has been updated accordingly. Featuring the latest facts, figures, and theories in fashion development, production, and merchandising, as well as a brand new chapter on the history of fashion, this book provides a broad foundation for students hoping to become a part of the industry. Apparel, accessories, cosmetics, home fashions, green design and more are explored in detail, while hundreds of examples make the business aspect fun. Fresh, forward, challenging and comprehensive, Elaine Stones classic text is for those in fashion who want to be both in the now and in the know.
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