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Fur and Feathers

Jonathan Faiers

Jonathan Faiers is Professor of Fashion Thinking at Winchester School of Art, University of Southampton, UK, publishes internationally on fashion and textiles, and is editor of the journal Luxury: History, Culture, Consumption. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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...History and Significance of Fur and Feathers in Clothing Until the late eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, and the advent of what we might understand as the modern fashion industry, made possible by rapid developments in the production...

Fur

The Berg Companion to Fashion

Bloomsbury Academic, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...Fur garments occupy a long and significant place in European history. From the fourteenth to seventeenth century, the kings and queens of England, for example, issued royal proclamations in order to regulate furs and fur apparel and,...

Ethics in Fashion

Andrew Reilly

Andrew Reilly, PhD, is an Associate Professor of Fashion Design and Merchandising at University of Hawaii, Manoa, US. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Meanings of Dress

Fairchild Books, 2019

Book chapter

...After you have read this chapter, you will understand: The complex relationships between ethics and the fashion industry Some specific types of ethical dilemmas in the fashion industry...

Furs and Leather

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

...If you don’t want to wear furs, don’t. If you love it, wear it. It’s about freedom of choice. After you have completed this chapter, you will be able to discuss:Changes in the consumer market for garments made of fur.Stages involved...

Siberia

Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion Volume 9 : East Europe, Russia, and the Caucasus

Berg, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...The northern Asiatic continent, at some four-and-a-half million square miles (twelve million square kilometers), has twenty-five million inhabitants who belong to twenty-six different peoples. The clothing traditions among these groups vary...

The Subarctic

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...Clothing was a fundamental and striking feature of the cultures of the Algonquian and Athapaskan peoples of the Subarctic region of North America when Europeans first encountered them in the sixteenth, seventeenth, and eighteenth centuries....
...The Collection in Context In 1925, Adele and Edoardo Fendi opened a shop and small fur and leather workshop on Via del Plebiscito in Rome. In 1946 their eldest daughter Paola joined the company, followed by her sisters Anna, Franca, Carla...
...Gianfranco Ferré was born in Legnano, near Milan, in 1944 and graduated in architecture from the Milan polytechnic in 1969. During his time as a student, Ferré began to design and make accessories and jewelry by hand; these caught...

Leather and Fur

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 three major types of companies in the leather industry and their functionsThe nine different categories of leather and the special finishes used on leatherThe history and development of the fur industry in the United StatesThe functions...

Consumer safety and product labeling guidance

Deanna Clark-Esposito

Deanna Clark-Esposito is Adjunct Professor of International Business Law at the Fashion Institute of Technology, New York City, Adjunct Professor of Business Law at LIM College, New York City, and Partner of Fashion Compliance and International Trade, at the law firm Schrier Shayne Koenig Samberg and Ryne, also in New York City, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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A Practical Guide to Fashion Law and Compliance

Fairchild Books, 2018

Book chapter

...Details about a product’s composition are found on virtually all consumer goods whether printed directly onto a product, or embodied in a sticker, hang tag, or a sewn-in label attached to it. The labeling laws which mandate such disclosures...