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...Learning Objectives Upon completion of this case, students will be able to: Describe the growth in the luxury resale market. Consider circular approaches to the luxury resale market. Analyze the challenges in the luxury resale market...

Luxury

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 Luxury in Clothing Although virtually impossible to identify historical points of origin for luxury’s association with fashion—after all, costly garments and accessories have been worn since time immemorial...

From Asexual to Unisex

Juanjuan Wu

Juanjuan Wu is Assistant Professor in the Department of Design, Housing, & Apparel at the University of Minnesota. She has written extensively on Chinese fashion and dress. She is former editor and journalist of Dadushi (Metropolis), a fashion magazine in Shanghai. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Chinese Fashion : From Mao to Now

Berg, 2009

Book chapter

...As the 1980s began, the role of women in modern China and the dress that reflected that role were once again in flux. Throughout the twentieth century, changes in women’s fashion reflected the circuitous course of women’s liberation...

Summer: The Last Century

Classic and Modern Writings on Fashion

Berg, 2009

Encyclopedia entry

...Fashion Source: The Confusions of Pleasure: Commerce and Culture in Ming China (University of California Press, 1998), 218–37. […] Against the sensible and conservative advice of Li Jinde was the contrary urge...

Deals and Diplomacy

Ira Neimark

Ira Neimark is a legendary retail executive whose career spans several decades. As Chairman and CEO of Bergdorf Goodman he set records for the company over 17 years of his masterful leadership. The author is director of Hermès of Paris and director emeritus of The Fashion Institute of Technology Foundation. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Rise of Fashion and Lessons Learned at Bergdorf Goodman

Fairchild Publications, 2011

Book chapter

...The Gimbel Saks Buying Office and Bergdorf Goodman When i joined Bergdorf Goodman in 1975, I was confronted with a competitive alliance. This concerned me regarding the independence of Bergdorf’s buying organization in the European fashion...

On the Threshold of the Dream: The Salespeople

Giulia Mensitieri

Giulia Mensitieri has a doctorate in social anthropology and ethnology from the École des Hautes Étudesen Sciences Sociales (EHESS) in Paris, France. Her research focuses on globalisation, the transformations of work, and the coveted imaginary worlds produced by contemporary capitalism. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Natasha Lehrer

Natasha Lehrer is an award-winning writer and translator. Her writing has appeared in the Guardian, the Times Literary Supplement and The Nation, and elsewhere. She has translated books by Nathalie Léger, Chantal Thomas, Georges Bataille, Robert Desnos, and the Dalai Lama, among others. She won a Rockower award for journalism in 2016, and in 2017 her co-translation (with Cécile Menon) of Suite for Barbara Loden, by Nathalie Léger, won the Scott Moncrieff Translation Prize. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Most Beautiful Job in the World : Lifting the Veil on the Fashion Industry

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2020

Book chapter

...When I asked Annie why she had left her stable job as a costume designer for an unpaid job in fashion, she answered:Because since I started working in fashion, I’ve eaten at the Ritz, which I never got to do before. Since I started working...

Fashion in Print

Juanjuan Wu

Juanjuan Wu is Assistant Professor in the Department of Design, Housing, & Apparel at the University of Minnesota. She has written extensively on Chinese fashion and dress. She is former editor and journalist of Dadushi (Metropolis), a fashion magazine in Shanghai. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Chinese Fashion : From Mao to Now

Berg, 2009

Book chapter

...The anti-intellectual climate of the Cultural Revolution, best exemplified in Mao’s slogan “the more knowledge, the more reactionary,” brought almost all publication to a standstill. The few publications that were permitted were strictly...

Segmentation Models

William D’Arienzo

William D’Arienzo, Ph.D., is founder of and currently facilitates the Brand Management Experience program at the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT), USA, and is an adjunct Assistant Professor at Rider University, College of Business, USA. He is the founder and CEO of Wm. D’Arienzo Associates, Inc., a training and consultancy firm and is also CEO of Apparel Analytics, an online consumer research service. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Brand Management Strategies : Luxury and Mass Markets

Fairchild Books, 2016

Book chapter

...AFTER COMPLETING THIS CHAPTER, YOU WILL BE ABLE TO:Discuss how segmentation models serve business objectives.Explain why different consumer cohorts require different types of models.Apply personas, archetypes, cultural codes...
...Learning Objectives Upon completion of this case, students will be able to: Compute key performance indices (KPI) for inventory performance. Draw comparisons among boutiques and among departments. Identify strengths and weaknesses within...

Conclusion

Barbara Brownie

Barbara Brownie is a Senior Lecturer in Visual Communication at the University of Hertfordshire, UK. She is the author of Transforming Type (Bloomsbury, 2014), co-author of The Superhero Costume (Bloomsbury, 2015), and has contributed to edited collections including Writing Design (Berg, 2011). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Spacewear : Weightlessness and the Final Frontier of Fashion

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019

Book chapter

...This book has identified the effects of microgravity on clothes, with a view to identifying the ways in which the fashion industry must reconsider its approach to design if it is to succeed in clothing the next generation of space tourists....