xiii, 338 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Includes bibliographical references and index.
"This newest edition of the best-selling In Fashion offers a clear introduction to the fashion industry that is as dynamic as the business itself. Through concise language and full-color photographs, the text provides students with an overview of fashion, from its history, cyclical nature, and development, to the materials, producers, and retailers who impact the business on a global level. Whether their plans include design, product development, merchandising, buying, manufacturing, or entrepreneurship, students will gain a thorough understanding of how the industry works and what lies ahead for them professionally"-- Provided by publisher.
Part One. The Changing World of Fashion -- 1. The Nature of Fashion -- 2. The Environment of Fashion -- 3. The Movement of Fashion -- 4. The Business of Fashion -- Part Two. The Primary Level-The Materials of Fashion -- 5. Textiles: Fibers and Fabrics -- 6. Leather and Fur -- Part Three. The Secondary Level-The Producers of Fashion -- 7. Product Development -- 8. Fashion Apparel: Women's, Men's, Children's, and Teen's -- 9. Accessories -- Part Four. The Retail Level-The Markets for Fashion -- 10. Global Sourcing and Merchandising -- 11. Fashion Retailing -- 12. So You Want to Be in Fashion?: Fashion Auxiliary Services -- Glossary -- Top 100 Apparel Designers -- Notes -- Credits -- Index.
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