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...Learning Objectives Upon completion of this case, students will be able to: Calculate average inventory at cost and retail when mark-up percent is given. Calculate turnover and GMROI for two chain department stores. Describe the influence...

Fashion under the Occupation

Valerie Steele

Often quoted in media, Valerie Steele has been the subject of profiles in Forbes and The New York Times, and was listed in the New York Daily News “Fashion’s 50 Most Powerful.” She is Director and Chief Curator of The Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology (MFIT) and has curated more than 20 exhibitions in the past ten years. She is also Editor-in-chief of Fashion Theory: The Journal of Dress, Body & Culture (Berg) and the author of numerous books, including Gothic: Dark Glamour; The Corset: A Cultural History; Paris Fashion; Fifty Years of Fashion: New Look to Now; Fetish: Fashion, Sex and Power; and Women of Fashion: 20th-Century Designers. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Paris Fashion : A Cultural History

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2017

Book chapter

...Fashion during WWII. Suit designed by Robert Piguet. © Albert Harlingue/Roger-Viollet/The Image Works. La Gerbe, 26 December 1940.The house of Jacques Heim is no longer a Jewish house.In 1939, Paris was still the fashion capital...
...Learning Objectives Upon completion of this case, students will be able to: Identify components of a P&L statement. Calculate missing figures in a P&L statement when some figures are given. Calculate the increase or decrease in dollars...

Conclusion

Geraldine Howell

Geraldine Howell currently lectures on dress history at the University of Westminster, London, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Wartime Fashion : From Haute Couture to Homemade, 1939–1945

Berg, 2012

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...This work has endeavoured to provide a comprehensive account of dress and dress practice for women during the Second World War. A range of social, economic, political and aesthetic factors created the infrastructure for the making...