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Antifashion

Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion Volume 3 : The United States and Canada

Bloomsbury Academic, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...Antifashion has variously been used to describe everything from countercultural and subcultural styles to traditional or classic forms of dress. Its use has implied an assumption that it is possible to be outside of fashion, but a workable...

Apparel Quality and Consumer Perceptions Lab

Janace E. Bubonia

Janace E. Bubonia, PhD, is Professor and Chair of the Department of Design, Merchandising and Textiles at Texas Christian University. She has taught classes in design and product development, fashion illustration, fashion show production, promotion, and textile testing among others. She is a member of the International Textile and Apparel Association (ITAA) and the American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists (AATCC). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Apparel Quality Lab Manual

Fairchild Publications, 2014

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...Lab Objectives: To gain a better understanding of quality, its basic elements, and how it is measured through hands...

Kurt Cobain

José Blanco F.

José Blanco F. is an Associate Professor in the Department of Apparel Merchandising and Design at Dominican University, US. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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...Fashion and Style Kurt Cobain, the lead singer of Nirvana, was born on 20 February 1967 in Aberdeen in the state of Washington. He became the salient figure in grunge music, a style that developed in the Pacific Northwest of the United...

Hemp

Annie Gullingsrud

Annie Gullingsrud is the Director of the Textile and Apparel Sector at Cradle to Cradle (C2C) Products Innovation Institute, US. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Fashion Fibers : Designing For Sustainability

Fairchild Books, 2001

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...Achim Prill/iStockHemp is a tall, sturdy plant that is grown to make a variety of foods, oils, and textiles. Hemp is a natural bast fiber (fiber collected from bast or skin of the plant), along with jute, ramie, bamboo, and flax...

Levi Strauss & Co.

The Berg Companion to Fashion

Bloomsbury Academic, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...The name Levi Strauss is indelibly linked with a quintessential American fashion—blue jeans. The original riveted work pants, called “waist overalls,” were patented by Levi Strauss in 1873 and became staples of quality, durable workingmen’s...
...Fashion and Style Born on 3 April 1924 in Omaha, Nebraska, Marlon Brando’s rebellious nature was perhaps ingrained in him at a young age, as his mother was an unconventional woman for the era, driving cars, wearing pants, and much...

Sewing Machines and Dream Machines in Los Angeles and San Francisco

Leslie W. Rabine

Leslie W. Rabine is at the University of California at Davis. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Susan Kaiser

Fashion’s World Cities

Berg, 2006

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...Neither Los Angeles nor San Francisco comes to mind as a contender for ‘the list of so-called fashion capitals … routinely incorporated into the advertising of high fashion’ (Gilbert 2006, this volume). And yet, the status of fashion...
...History and Significance of Blue in Clothing Blue’s use as a pigment in clothing dates back thousands of years, but is especially evidenced in costumes worn in paintings going back several centuries, as can be seen vividly in many...

Global Denim

Daniel Miller

Daniel Miller is a Professor of Material Culture in the Department of Anthropology, University College London, and the author of numerous books, including The Sari, with Mukulika Bannerjee. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sophie Woodward

Sophie Woodward is Lecturer in Sociology at the University of Manchester and author of Why Women Wear What they Wear (Berg, 2007). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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

Berg, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...Although blue jeans appear to be the most common garment worn in today’s world, accounting for nearly half of what people wear in many countries on a given day, there is almost no literature on denim in the contemporary world. The Global...

Textiles: Fibers and Fabrics

Elaine Stone

Elaine Stone was Professor Emerita, Fashion Institute of Technology, New York. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sheryl A. Farnan

Sheryl A. Farnan is Professor at Metropolitan Community College, USA, where she teaches merchandising, business and marketing courses. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Dynamics of Fashion

Fairchild Books, 2018

Book chapter

...The difference between natural fibers, regenerated fibers, and synthetic fibersThe major steps in the production of most fabricsThe effect of imports on the U.S. fiber and fabric industriesThe effects of new technology on textiles“Going...