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The Cultural Economy of Fashion Buying

Joanne Entwistle

Joanne Entwistle is Senior Research Fellow, London College of Fashion, University of the Arts London. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Aesthetic Economy of Fashion : Markets and Value in Clothing and Modelling

Berg, 2009

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...Fashion buying knowledge, as detailed in the previous two chapters, is put to active use most obviously on the fashion ‘buy’. In this chapter, I want to focus in on the micro-encounters of the fashion buy in order to examine at close...

Details and Trimming

Jay Diamond

Jay Diamond is Professor Emeritus at Nassau Community College, where he served as the Chair of the Fashion, Marketing, and Retailing Department as well as the Dean of Business. His honors include the Distinguished Professor of the State University of New York, as well as the first Distinguished Achievement Award at Nassau Community College. Diamond has written numerous textbooks on fashion, retailing, and marketing. In addition, he is the creative force for Diamond Educational Productions, a company that specializes in fashion, retailing, marketing, and professional development videos. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Ellen Diamond

Ellen Diamond is Professor Emerita at Nassau Community College in the Fashion, Marketing, and Retailing Department. She is an internationally recognized artist specializing in original acrylics on canvas and giclee prints. Her works are in public and private collections throughout the world. She has co-authored many texts on fashion and retailing, including The World of Fashion, 5th Edition (Fairchild Books, 2013) and Retail Advertising and Promotion (Fairchild Books, 2011). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The World of Fashion

Fairchild Publications, 2013

Book chapter

...To me, the way forward is a totally couture sequined cape with a pair of jeans or an incredible gown with a denim jacket, mixing luxury with nonluxury. After you have completed this chapter, you will be able to discuss:How details...

Understanding High Fashion: Retailing and Buying

Joanne Entwistle

Joanne Entwistle is Senior Research Fellow, London College of Fashion, University of the Arts London. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Aesthetic Economy of Fashion : Markets and Value in Clothing and Modelling

Berg, 2009

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...As many academics have argued, fashion has played a considerable role in industrial and post-industrial economic development (Crewe and Forester 1993; Fine and Leopold 1993). Fine and Leopold’s early sociological work in this area argues...

Tacit Aesthetic Knowledge: The Fashion Sense and Sensibility of Fashion Buyers

Joanne Entwistle

Joanne Entwistle is Senior Research Fellow, London College of Fashion, University of the Arts London. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Aesthetic Economy of Fashion : Markets and Value in Clothing and Modelling

Berg, 2009

Book chapter

...What is fashion knowledge and how can we understand how it circulates? According to Weller (2007: 42),‘Fashion knowledge is commonly understood as an aesthetic knowledge, and as an unstable and constantly changing form of knowledge...

Introduction to Case Study

Joanne Entwistle

Joanne Entwistle is Senior Research Fellow, London College of Fashion, University of the Arts London. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Aesthetic Economy of Fashion : Markets and Value in Clothing and Modelling

Berg, 2009

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...In the following four chapters in Part II of this book, I examine the organization of fashion buying at Selfridges. This chapter builds upon the theoretical discussions in Part I to examine, in detail, how a market in high fashion clothing...

Conclusion

Joanne Entwistle

Joanne Entwistle is Senior Research Fellow, London College of Fashion, University of the Arts London. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Aesthetic Economy of Fashion : Markets and Value in Clothing and Modelling

Berg, 2009

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...This book represents an attempt to understand the workings of particular markets that have hitherto been neglected by economic sociology and business literature. For want of a better term, I call them aesthetic markets and I have detailed...

Product cost – job costing

Nathalie Evans

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Nathalie Evans is a Senior Lecturer in Fashion Business at Manchester Metropolitan University, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Michael Jeffrey

Michael Jeffrey is a retired academic formerly of Manchester Metropolitan University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Susan Craig

Susan Craig is a Senior Lecturer in Fashion Business at Manchester Metropolitan University, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Costing for the Fashion Industry

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2020

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...Introduction This chapter seeks to explain the costing for individual jobs of work passing through the factory. It is based around the elements of cost and introduces the concept of overhead absorption into costing. By the end...

Stock Levels: Capacity, Stability, and Profit = Average Stock

Dana D. Connell

Dana Connell is an instructor at Columbia College of Art and Design, Chicago. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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A Buyer’s Life : A Concise Guide to Retail Planning and Forecasting

Fairchild Publications, 2010

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...All retail business planning begins with projected retail sales. Buyers cannot begin to plan inventory until retail sales are established. This concept may seem elementary, yet buyers can fall into alternative methods that negate careful...

Assortment Planning and How Much to Buy

Dana D. Connell

Dana Connell is an instructor at Columbia College of Art and Design, Chicago. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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A Buyer’s Life : A Concise Guide to Retail Planning and Forecasting

Fairchild Publications, 2010

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...Each step of the buying process introduces another level of planning and decision making. The plan began with a total season plan and was then broken down into a classification plan. The classification plan works in conjunction with further...

Customer Behavior

Lynda Rose Poloian

Lynda Rose Poloian taught retailing, marketing, and fashion courses at Southern New Hampshire University, USA, and was Director of the Fashion Merchandising Program for more than 25 years. She is a past president of ACRA, the collegiate affiliate of the National Retail Federation. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Retailing Principles : Global, Multichannel, and Managerial Viewpoints

Fairchild Publications (US), 2003

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...After completing this chapter you should be able to:Discuss how individual and group variables shape retail shopping behavior.Relate how demographics and psychographics influence customer behavior.Describe current societal factors that have...