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Beyond Design: The Synergy of Apparel Product Development

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This practical text takes students step-by-step through the preproduction processes of apparel product development: planning, forecasting, fabricating, developing silhouettes and specifications, pricing and sourcing. It demonstrates how these processes must be coordinated to get the right product to retail when customers want it and at a price they are willing to pay. Based on consultations with some of the most successful and innovative firms in the fashion business, the text covers the evolving partnerships among textile suppliers, product developers, manufacturers, and retailers as they work to develop apparel products in today's customer-driven environment.New to this edition:-- Increased number of case studies and sidebars-- International examples and case studies address the effects of globalization-- More information on menswear, children's wear, and special-size markets-- Updated tables and statistical information and new photo examples-- Discussion of Technological advancements related to product development-- Appx describing careers in product development and resources for additional research-- The context of a global agile manufacturing environment-- Best practices of major product developers-- Challenging hands-on product development activities-- Instructor's Guide includes course outlines, suggestions for teaching each chapter, and guidelines for overseeing and evaluating product development projects

Synopsis:

This practical text takes students step-by-step through the preproduction processes of apparel product development from planning through forecasting, fabricating, developing silhouettes and specifications, and pricing to sourcing. It demonstrates how these processes must be coordinated to get the right product to retail when consumers want it at a price they are willing to pay. Based on consultations with practitioners in some of the most successful and innovative firms in the fashion business, the text explains how apparel is developed in today's customer-driven environment. The discussion of modern technology includes tools for supply chain management, CAD, and mass customization. The text covers evolving partnerships among textile suppliers, product developers, manufacturers, and retailers, suggesting career possibilities for students in apparel manufacturing, design/patternmaking, and merchandise management curriculums.

About the Author

Sandra J. Keiser, Mount Mary College.

Myrna B. Garner, Associate Professor Emerita, Illinois State University

Table of Contents

Contents:

Part 1: Planning for Success

The role of Product Development in the Apparel Supply Chain

Consumer Markets

Business Planning

Part 2: Creative Planning

Trend Forecasting

Color Management

Fabrication

Garment Styling

Line Planning and Development

Part 3: Technical Design

Translating Concept to Product

Findings and Trim

Sizing and Fit

Quality Assurance

Part 4: Production Planning

The Role of Sourcing in Product Development

Costing and Pricing

Part 5: Planning Production Distribution

Final Stages and Future Trends

Product Details

ISBN:
9781563675560
Subtitle:
The Synergy of Apparel Product Development
Author:
Keiser, Sandra J
Author:
Garner, Myrna B., H.
Author:
Keiser, Sandra J.
Author:
Garner, Myrna B.
Publisher:
Fairchild Books
Subject:
Fashion
Subject:
Manufacturing
Subject:
Industries - Textile Industry
Subject:
Commercial - Fashion Design
Subject:
Industries - Fashion & Textile Industry
Subject:
Clothing trade
Subject:
Clothing and dress
Subject:
Science Reference-Technology
Copyright:
Publication Date:
20070806
Binding:
Hardback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
596
Dimensions:
11.17 x 8.69 x 1.3 in 1 lb

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"Synopsis" by , This practical text takes students step-by-step through the preproduction processes of apparel product development from planning through forecasting, fabricating, developing silhouettes and specifications, and pricing to sourcing. It demonstrates how these processes must be coordinated to get the right product to retail when consumers want it at a price they are willing to pay. Based on consultations with practitioners in some of the most successful and innovative firms in the fashion business, the text explains how apparel is developed in today's customer-driven environment. The discussion of modern technology includes tools for supply chain management, CAD, and mass customization. The text covers evolving partnerships among textile suppliers, product developers, manufacturers, and retailers, suggesting career possibilities for students in apparel manufacturing, design/patternmaking, and merchandise management curriculums.
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