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Ford, Tom

The Berg Companion to Fashion

Bloomsbury Academic, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...In his role as creative director for the Gucci Group, designing collections for both Gucci and Yves Saint Laurent, Tom Ford was central to early twenty-first-century fashion. Under Ford’s direction, creativity and innovation shared equal...

Iribe, Paul

The Berg Companion to Fashion

Bloomsbury Academic, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...Paul Iribe (1883–1935) was born in Angoulême, France. He started his career in illustration and design as a newspaper typographer and magazine illustrator at numerous Parisian journals and daily papers, including Le temps and Le rire...

Gucci

Designer biography

...The House of Gucci was founded in 1921 in Florence, Italy by Guccio Gucci, and was originally a leather goods company.In the 1940s the company experimented with materials, due to supply shortages. Out of this came the bag with a bamboo...

Production Management

Paula J. Myers-McDevitt

Paula J. Myers-McDevitt has taught at Cheney University, Immaculata University of Pennsylvania, and Harcum College. She has also worked in the industry as a Technical Design Manager for large corporations such as May Department Stores and Federated Department Stores. Paula has a Masters of Arts Degree in Fashion Merchandising. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Apparel Production Management and the Technical Package

Fairchild Publications (US), 2011

Book chapter

...The Production Department Production is the functional department of any apparel company. The production department is responsible for making sure that raw goods are procured and made into finished goods. Learning the workings...
...The Collection in Context In the late 1990s, sex was Tom Ford’s trademark at Gucci. The Italian house had been, until his appointment as creative director in 1994, a traditional accessories luxury brand. With Tom Ford, it turned...

Gucci

The Berg Companion to Fashion

Bloomsbury Academic, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...From modest beginnings at the end of the nineteenth century, the Gucci company became one of the world’s most successful manufacturers of high-end leather goods, clothing, and other fashion products. As an immigrant in Paris...

The Branding Process Phase One: The Brand Decision and Positioning

Kaled K. Hameide

Kaled K. Hameide is based at Montclair State College. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Fashion Branding : Unraveled

Fairchild Books, 2011

Book chapter

...To avoid any confusion resulting from the use of terminologies, we shall focus our branding discussion in this chapter on the branding of products and will discuss retailing services in another relevant chapter.A product is simply defined...

Accessories! Accessories! Accessories!

Nancy Plummer

Nancy Plummer is an Instructor in the Fashion Design & Fashion Merchandising departments at The Illinois Institute of Art Chicago, USA. She also is the owner of the image consulting firm, Fine Threads, Inc. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Your Personal Style

Fairchild Books, 2009

Book chapter

...“The accessory is always a delicate balance between good and bad taste. In other words, a handbag may either make or break an outfit.” Chapter Objectives After reading this chapter, you will be able to: Define the word accessory and its...

Luxury Fashion Brands

Kaled K. Hameide

Kaled K. Hameide is based at Montclair State College. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Fashion Branding : Unraveled

Fairchild Books, 2011

Book chapter

...The quest for luxury is as old as the early days of civilization. Of all segments, luxury seems to have been a good indicator of social and technological changes. Being so closely driven by quality and craftsmanship, it has been an arena...