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Bamboo Linen

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

Book chapter

...fotohunter/iStockBamboo is a natural bast fiber (fiber collected from bast or skin of the plant), along with hemp, ramie, jute, and flax. Bamboo can be processed to make two types of fiber: bamboo linen and bamboo rayon/viscose.Bamboo linen...

Flax

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

Book chapter

...Derek Hall/Getty ImagesFlax is a natural bast fiber (fiber collected from bast or skin of the plant), along with hemp, ramie, jute, and bamboo. Flax fiber has a high natural luster, and its natural color ranges from beige to light tan...

The politics of fashion

Rachel Worth

Rachel Worth is Professor of History of Dress and Fashion and Head of Research Development at the Arts University Bournemouth. She received her Doctorate from The Courtauld Institute and has been Visiting Professor there. She is the author of Dress & Textiles (2002), Fashion for the People: A History of Clothing at Marks & Spencer (2006) and Fashion and Class (2016). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Fashion and Class

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2020

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...By the end of the eighteenth century, the assumption that fabric and clothing indicated social and economic position in European society was deeply ingrained. Dress and fashion were highly effective communicators of social status...

Home Fashions

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

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...History of the home furnishings industriesOrganization, operation, and product categories of soft goods and tabletop goods industriesMarket segments of the home fashions industryMarket centers and resources of the home fashions...
...Miriam and Piero Cividini established the Italian knitwear label Cividini between 1987 and 1988. Their garments were produced in Albettone in northern Italy, in the McAdams factory—part of the Gioacchino Longo empire. Gioacchino’s son...

Identifying Fashion Fabrics

Connie Amaden-Crawford

Connie Amaden-Crawford is President and CEO of Fashion Patterns by Coni, a member of the Sewing Hall of Fame, and a licensed designer for The McCall Pattern Company under the Butterick label. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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A Guide to Fashion Sewing

Fairchild Books, 2015

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...By studying the information in this chapter, the designer will be able to:Build knowledge of various fabrics, fibers, and finishes.Understand the care requirements of various fabrics.Evaluate and select fabrics compatible with the garment...

Production and Distribution

Susan Vincent

Susan Vincent is an independent scholar. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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A Cultural History of Dress and Fashion in the Renaissance Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Book chapter

...In 1583 English writer Philip Stubbes published The anatomie of abuses, a treatise that explored what he saw as the moral shortcomings of contemporary society. In it, he complains of “the Innumberable meryades of sundry fashions daily...

Linen

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

Berg, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...Since prehistory, linen, made from flax, has been one of the most widely used textile materials. Linen does not take easily to natural dyes, so before the advent of synthetic colorants it was rarely dyed. Linen is particularly suitable...

Textiles

A Cultural History of Dress and Fashion in the Renaissance Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Book chapter

...Introduction In 1606 Thomas Dekker wrote The Seven Deadly Sinnes of London. He described clothes-conscious young English men dressing in fabrics and fashions drawn from far and wide: His codpiece . . . in Denmarke, the collor of his...

Materials

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

Berg, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...Before 1800, fashionable individuals were defined as much by the textiles they chose as the styles they wore. There are characteristics shared by all textiles. First, they were used by people across society to construct notions of worth...