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The End of Fashion : Clothing and Dress in the Age of Globalization

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019

Book chapter

...One of the cultural aftereffects of postmodernism is that any pronouncement of a phenomenon’s death is not necessarily cause for alarm. On the contrary, it can provoke excitement. This is not to be perverse, but rather to acknowledge...
...Hair in the 1970s On the street, women with long hair, parted in the center, seemed to be everywhere. It was the look of youth, of a carefree spirit, of freedom. It signaled a casual attitude toward beauty that emphasized the natural...

Online Research and Ethnography

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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Doing Research in Fashion and Dress : An Introduction to Qualitative Methods

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2020

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...To learn the differences between offline and online researchTo examine the validity and reliability of online informationTo understand the importance of digital literacy skillsTo explore how to use blogs and social media as a research tool...

Facing the Future: The Evolving Fashion Media

Kate Nelson Best

Kate Nelson Best is an Associate Lecturer at Southampton Solent University, UK. She has also worked as a freelance journalist for publications such as The Guardian and Tatler. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The History of Fashion Journalism

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...In an age of endless bombardment of information, gossip, babble, white noise, many of us yearn for something different, something more sophisticated and thoughtful. Here’s hoping you will find such treasures to cherish in Harper’s Bazaar...
...Modeling in the 1970s By the 1970s, the shift from anonymous clotheshorse to model “personality” was underway, a process catalyzed by the preceding decade, in which familiar names such as Britons Twiggy and Jean “The Shrimp” Shrimpton had...

Adapting To Change In The Fashion Markets

J. Gerald Sherman

Gerald J. Sherman is co-founder and partner of Sherman & Perlman, LLC, USA, a public relations and integrated marketing company. He has held adjunct teaching positions at the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York, Lynn University in Boca Raton, Florida, Miami International University of Art and Design in Miami, Florida and at Johnson and Wales University, College of Business, North Miami, Florida, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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S. Sar Perlman

Sar S. Perlman is a partner at Sherman & Perlman, LLC, USA, a public relations and integrated marketing company. He a veteran writer and journalist whose more than 100 articles have appeared in national and regional publications such as Car and Driver, Power and Motoryacht, Art and Antiques, Wildlife Art, Millionaire, Boca Raton, Florida International, South Florida Sun-Sentinel, among others. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Real World Guide to Fashion Selling and Management

Fairchild Books, 2007

Book chapter

...Understand that change is an inevitable and leading force in the fashion industry.Define change and how it applies to the field of fashion sales.Inspect the three categories of change and how each manifests itself within the working...

Fashion Advocacy and Film

Intermediate business case

...Learning Objectives Upon completion of this case, students will be able to: Explain the motives and practice of contemporary social and digital marketing. Describe the role that fashion film plays as part of a wider digital strategy...

African Influences in European Fashion Design

Elizabeth Kutesko

Elizabeth Kutesko is Lecturer in Cultural Studies at Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts, London. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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...History and Significance of African Influences in European Clothing European intellectual and artistic circles have been lured by African aesthetic forms and stylistic motifs since the late nineteenth century as a form of exotic...

Beyond the Crystal Ball

Regina Lee Blaszczyk

Regina Lee Blaszczyk is Leadership Chair in the History of Business and Society and Professor of Business History at the University of Leeds in the UK. She writes about design and innovation for the creative industries. Her books include Imagining Consumers: Design and Innovation from Wedgwood to Corning (2000); Producing Fashion: Commerce, Culture, and Consumers (2008); The Color Revolution (2012); Bright Modernity: Color, Commerce, and Consumers (with Uwe Spiekermann, 2017); Fashionability: Abraham Moon and the Creation of British Cloth for the Global Market (2017); and European Fashion: The Creation of a Global Industry (with Véronique Pouillard, 2018). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Ben Wubs

Ben Wubs is Professor of International Business History at the Erasmus School of History, Culture and Communication in Rotterdam and an appointed Project Professor at the Graduate School of Economics at Kyoto University in Japan. In terms of research, he is engaged in projects on multinationals, business systems, transnational economic regions, Dutch-German economic relations, and the global fashion industry. His books include International Business and National War Interests: Unilever between Reich and Empire (2008) and (with Ralf Banken) The Rhine: A Transnational Economic History (2017). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Fashion Forecasters : A Hidden History of Color and Trend Prediction

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2018

Book chapter

...Success in fashion, as in many other businesses, involves the uncanny ability to psyche out trends and translate them into products that will win favor with the customer. Throughout history, successful entrepreneurs have turned...

How New Are New Media? The Case of Fashion Blogs

Fashion Media : Past and Present

Bloomsbury Education, 2013

Book chapter

...This is an edited version of an article the author published in 2012 as ‘Hypertextuality and Remediation in the Fashion Media’, Journalism Practice, 6/1: 92–106. She wishes to thank Routledge for the kind permission to reproduce a version...