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Clothes as Form

Ingrid Loschek

Ingrid Loschek is Professor in the history and theory of fashion at the University of Applied Sciences, Pforzheim. She was a Visiting Scholar at Harvard University and Guest Professor at Universities in Tokyo and Cairo. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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When Clothes Become Fashion : Design and Innovation Systems

Berg, 2009

Book chapter

...If the human body is seen as a spatial form, the skin represents the demarcation line between the inside and the outside. Clothing then becomes an extension of this corporal space boundary and the interface between a person’s corporal space...

Manufacturing Fashion Products

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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Kathy K. Mullet

Kathy K. Mullet is based at Oregon State University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Business of Fashion : Designing, Manufacturing, and Marketing

Fairchild Books, 2020

Book chapter

...IN THIS CHAPTER, YOU WILL LEARN THE FOLLOWING:global patterns of manufacturing fashion productscharacteristics of fashion manufacturing in world regionsmanufacturing strategies and processes for fashion productssewing and construction...

Fashion Marketing and Merchandising

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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The Berg Companion to Fashion

Bloomsbury Academic, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...The goal of fashion marketing and merchandising, for both manufacturers and retailers, is to sell merchandise at a profit. This requires careful planning and coordination.In ancient times, people “shopped” in open-air markets and bazaars...

Preproduction Processes

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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Kathy K. Mullet

Kathy K. Mullet is based at Oregon State University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Business of Fashion : Designing, Manufacturing, and Marketing

Fairchild Books, 2020

Book chapter

...IN THIS CHAPTER, YOU WILL LEARN THE FOLLOWING:pattern development and methods for patternmakingpurposes and strategies for making the prototype or sample garmentconsiderations when ordering and approving production materials, fabrics...

Fashion and Anthropology

Brent Luvaas

Brent Luvaas is Assistant Professor of Anthropology in the Department of Culture and Communication at Drexel University, USA Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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...An Anthropological Approach to Fashion Throughout most of the discipline’s over 200-year history, anthropology’s attitude toward fashion has ranged somewhere between mild suspicion and outright hostility. Aside from a couple of early...

Textiles and the Collection

Erin Cadigan

Erin Cadigan is a fashion design instructor at Pratt Institute in New York, USA, and runs a successful eco-friendly lifestyle company, THREE Erin Cadigan. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sourcing and Selecting Textiles for Fashion

Fairchild Publications, 2014

Book chapter

...Moving forward with full knowledge of the critical role of textile in fashion, a designer begins to build their new collection. The act of design starts in the subconscious; often when asked to clarify how they create what they do...

Indian Madras: From Currency to Identity

Sandra Lee Evenson

University of Idaho 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

...Indian madras plaids are a grouping of yarn-dyed cotton fabrics woven in South India, often by hand. India has a long history of producing cotton fabrics for export markets, dating from at least the first century c.e. and perhaps as early...

Production, Gatekeeping and Diffusion of Fashion

Yuniya Kawamura

Yuniya Kawamura is Professor of Sociology in the Social Sciences Department at the Fashion Institute of Technology, New York, USA. She is the author of The Japanese Revolution in Paris Fashion (2004), Fashion-ology: An Introduction to Fashion Studies (2005, 2018), Fashioning Japanese Subcultures (2012), Sneakers: Fashion, Gender, and Subculture (2016). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Fashion-ology : An Introduction to Fashion Studies

Bloomsbury Academic, 2005

Book chapter

...The fashion system creates symbolic boundaries between what is fashion and what is not fashion and also determines what the legitimate aesthetic taste is. Producers of fashion, including designers and other fashion professionals who...

Fashion Industry

The Berg Companion to Fashion

Bloomsbury Academic, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...The fashion industry is unique from other fields of manufacturing in that it is ruled largely by the same intention as its end product: change.What defines the fashion industry is largely based on the functions of the individuals who...

Introduction to Globalization

Elena E. Karpova

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Elena E. Karpova is an Associate Professor in the Department of Apparel, Events, and Hospitality management at Iowa State University, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Grace I. Kunz

Grace I. Kunz is Professor Emerita at Iowa State University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Myrna B. Garner

Myrna B. Garner is Professor Emerita at Illinois State University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Going Global : The Textile and Apparel Industry

Fairchild Books, 2021

Book chapter

...The global fashion industry accounts for 3 trillion dollars, or 2 percent of the world’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP). (FashionUnited, n.d.)Upon completion of this chapter, you will be able to:Describe the global nature of the textile...