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Inspiration and Research for Handbags

Aneta Genova

Aneta Genova is an Assistant Professor of Accessory Design at the BFA Fashion Design Department at Parsons School of Design in New York City and has created online accessory design and history of costume classes respectively for The Academy of Art University Online and Drexel University in Philadelphia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Accessory Design

Fairchild Publications, 2012

Book chapter

...Chapter Six explains how handbag designers conduct research and find inspiration. After reading this chapter, you will be able to identify research stages and goals, locate sources of inspiration, and choose design concepts, materials...

A Brief History of the Purse up to 1930

Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion Volume 10 : Global Perspectives

Berg, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...Purses, or handbags, have been a key component of a woman’s wardrobe for much of the 20th century and into the 21st. In recent years, handbags have evolved from chic accessories for carrying personal items to status symbols that may cost...
...Learning Objectives Upon completion of this case, students should be able to: Explain trademark and copyright infringement in the fashion industry. Demonstrate how counterfeits can be damaging to businesses. Describe the ramifications...

Tech Packs and Manufacturing for Handbags and Small Leather Goods

Aneta Genova

Aneta Genova is an Assistant Professor of Accessory Design at the BFA Fashion Design Department at Parsons School of Design in New York City and has created online accessory design and history of costume classes respectively for The Academy of Art University Online and Drexel University in Philadelphia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Accessory Design

Fairchild Publications, 2012

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...Chapter Eight describes the technical responsibilities of a designer of handbags and small leather goods. After reading this chapter, you will be able to trace the manufacturing process for handbags and small leather goods and understand...

Designing, Sketching, and Presenting Handbags and Small Leather Goods

Aneta Genova

Aneta Genova is an Assistant Professor of Accessory Design at the BFA Fashion Design Department at Parsons School of Design in New York City and has created online accessory design and history of costume classes respectively for The Academy of Art University Online and Drexel University in Philadelphia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Accessory Design

Fairchild Publications, 2012

Book chapter

...Chapter Seven applies the design process to the creation of a handbag or small leather goods collection. After reading this chapter, you will be able to develop and edit designs according to a specific target market and brand identity. You...

Introduction to Handbags and Small Leather Goods

Aneta Genova

Aneta Genova is an Assistant Professor of Accessory Design at the BFA Fashion Design Department at Parsons School of Design in New York City and has created online accessory design and history of costume classes respectively for The Academy of Art University Online and Drexel University in Philadelphia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Accessory Design

Fairchild Publications, 2012

Book chapter

...Chapter Five provides an overview of the handbag industry and the responsibilities of a handbag designer. After reading this chapter, you will be able to recognize and describe styles and components of handbags, travel-related bags...

Contemporary Accessory Designer Profiles

Aneta Genova

Aneta Genova is an Assistant Professor of Accessory Design at the BFA Fashion Design Department at Parsons School of Design in New York City and has created online accessory design and history of costume classes respectively for The Academy of Art University Online and Drexel University in Philadelphia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Accessory Design

Fairchild Publications, 2012

Book chapter

...Chapter Three profiles seven of today’s leading accessory designers and design firms—Miuccia Prada, Carlos Falchi, Nike, Christian Louboutin, Kate Spade, Jimmy Choo, and olsenHaus. After reading this chapter, you will understand how...

The Miser’s Purse

Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion Volume 8 : West Europe

Berg, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...Miser’s purses were one of the most popular purse styles in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Crafted in myriad colors and designs, they were made for personal use, as gifts to loved ones, or for commercial sale. These purses were...

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...

Helmet

The Berg Companion to Fashion

Bloomsbury Academic, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...A helmet—a defensive covering for the head—is made of hard materials for resisting blows so as to protect ears, neck, eyes, and face. Helmets have been worn over centuries for military combat and ceremonies, later for hazardous occupations,...