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Bicycle Clothing

The Berg Companion to Fashion

Bloomsbury Academic, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...The bicycle was invented in Europe, but American ingenuity increased its usability and widespread use. Kirkpatrick Macmillan of Scotland is credited with inventing the first mechanical bicycle, while Pierre Michaux and son Ernest of Paris...

Sportswear

The Berg Companion to Fashion

Bloomsbury Academic, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...At the beginning of the twenty-first century, “sportswear” describes a broad category of fashion-oriented comfortable attire based loosely on clothing developed for participation in sports. “Active sportswear” is the term used to cover...

Sportswear

Bibliographic guide

...When increased time for leisure and higher disposable incomes, from the late nineteenth century onward, allowed popular participation in outdoor recreation and sporting activities, similar outfits made of natural fibers were worn...
...Adrienne Vittadini is an American designer of Hungarian origin. She was born Adrienne Toth in either 1944 or 1945 in Budapest, Hungary. Her father was a physician and she had a privileged upbringing. He held strong anticommunist views...

Creating an Effective Mission Statement: Why, How, and Next Steps

Michele M. Granger

Michele M. Granger is a full professor in the Fashion and Interior Design Department, College of Business Administration, at Missouri State University, US. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Leslie Davis Burns

Dr. Leslie Davis Burns is President and Founder of Responsible Global Fashion LLC and Professor Emerita of Apparel Design and Merchandising at Oregon State University. A scholar and educator around topics related to the international apparel industries, consumer behaviour, and corporate social responsibility, Leslie is author of Sustainability and Social Change in Fashion (2019, Fairchild Books) and co-author of The Business of Fashion (6th edition forthcoming, 2020, Fairchild Books). She is also the Editor-in-Chief of the new online resource, Bloomsbury Fashion Business Cases. Leslie is a Fellow of the International Textile and Apparel Association (ITAA) and has received the Distinguished Scholar and the Educator of the Year Awards from ITAA in addition to teaching, research, and leadership awards from Oregon State University. Leslie holds a BA from Washington State University and a Ph.D. in Consumer Sciences and Retailing from Purdue University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Introductory business case

...Learning Objectives Upon completion of this case, students should be able to: Articulate the purposes of mission statements for fashion brand companies. Create an effective mission statement for a small athletic wear company. Evaluate...
...Daniel Hechter is a French designer popularly credited with the invention of ready-to-wear fashion. While this claim is debatable, he has had sweeping successes across markets, continents, and design departments.Hechter was born in Paris...

A Template for New World Fashion

Christine Schmidt

Christine Schmidt is a fashion researcher and independent fashion and concept consultant. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Swimsuit : Fashion from Poolside to Catwalk

Berg, 2012

Book chapter

...The Swimsuit: Fashion from Poolside to Catwalk documents the modern swimsuit’s trajectory from men’s underwear and circus/performance wear to its unique niche in world fashion. It emphasizes the relationship between fashion, media...

Clothing Design Potential for Athletes with Disabilities

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

Berg, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...As competition in sports by people with disabilities has risen, especially with the increasing popularity of the Special Olympics and Paralympic Games, clothing has had an impact on people’s competitive abilities and approach to sport...

Sports Uniforms to Sportswear

Jennifer Craik

Jennifer Craik is Professor and Head of Fashion at Queensland University of Technology in Brisbane, Australia. Her research interests include interdisciplinary approaches to the study of fashion and dress. She has also researched aspects of cultural studies, cultural policy, and arts funding. Her publications include: The Face of Fashion (Routledge, 1993), Uniforms Exposed: From Conformity to Transgression (Berg Publishers, 2005), and Fashion: The Key Concepts (Berg Publishers, 2009). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Uniforms Exposed : From Conformity to Transgression

Berg, 2005

Book chapter

...Sporting Bodies and Disciplined Selves This chapter explores how customized clothing or uniforms developed for sport and subsequently became a correlate of wider developments in the history of everyday dress. Above all, sports uniforms have...

Ballroom Practice Dress

Jonathan S. Marion

Jonathan S. Marion is Assistant Professor of Anthropology at the University of Arkansas, President of the Society for Visual Anthropology (SVA), and author of Ballroom: Culture and Costume in Competitive Dance (2008) and Visual Research: A Concise Introduction to Thinking Visually (2013, w/Jerome Crowder). 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

...Competitive costuming is designed and constructed to enhance the visual impact produced by ballroom competitors’ dancing. The rhinestones, feathers, lace, ruching, fabrics, accessories, and all-around tailoring that make a great competition...