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...Learning Objectives Upon completion of this case, students will be able to: Identify the reasons underlying the need to manage issues such as gender representation by fashion brands in a responsible way and with their consumers in mind...

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

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2018

Book chapter

...Valerie Wilson Trower, interview by Regina Lee Blaszczyk, London, October 13, 2016, for The Enterprise of Culture Oral History Programme. Blaszczyk selected the excerpts from the transcript, edited them, and wrote the historical...

Second Hand Fashion, Culture and Identity in Hong Kong

Hazel Clark

Hazel Clark is Professor of Design Studies and Fashion Studies, and Research Chair of Fashion, at Parsons School of Design, The New School, USA Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Old Clothes, New Looks : Second Hand Fashion

Berg Publishers, 2005

Book chapter

...Wearing second hand clothes became an international fashion phenomenon in the 1990s as consumers who could afford new garments began to purchase and wear used clothing, traditionally associated with the poor. Something was resonating around...

Staging fashion in Hong Kong’s alternative neighbourhood places and spaces

Anne Peirson-Smith

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Jennifer Craik

Jennifer Craik is Professor and Head of Fashion at Queensland University of Technology in Brisbane, Australia. Her research interests include interdisciplinary approaches to the study of fashion and dress. She has also researched aspects of cultural studies, cultural policy, and arts funding. Her publications include: The Face of Fashion (Routledge, 1993), Uniforms Exposed: From Conformity to Transgression (Berg Publishers, 2005), and Fashion: The Key Concepts (Berg Publishers, 2009). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Staging Fashion : The Fashion Show and Its Spaces

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2021

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...Introduction The fashion show in modern urban settings has continued to reinvent itself and redefine the boundaries between art and commerce in its spectacular, staged performative displays. The staging of fashion shows serves...

“Made in China”: Material meanderings of fast-fashion cities

Fashion and Materiality : Cultural Practices in Global Contexts

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2020

Book chapter

...The “jobber market” in downtown Los Angeles has become, over the last decade, a central hub for fast fashion, proliferating the design and distribution of fashion-forward clothing at affordable prices to an American mass market...

Between Beijing and Shanghai

Paris, Capital of Fashion

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019

Book chapter

...Shanghai Fashion Week, attracting more attention by the year. Photo: Johannes Eisele/AFP/Getty Images.Can fashion flourish in an unfree society? The rapid growth of Shanghai Fashion Week in recent years, when centralization of political...

The Cheongsam: A Complex Garment

Cheryl Sim

Cheryl Sim is Managing Director and Curator at Phi Foundation for Contemporary Art, Montreal, Canada. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Wearing the Cheongsam : Dress and Culture in a Chinese Diaspora

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019

Book chapter

...A variety of political and cultural influences have shaped the evolution of the cheongsam, affecting its design and materiality, as well as how it is perceived today. Like the “military–industrial complex,” which is comprised of a web-like...

Cheongsam: Chinese One-Piece Dress

Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion Volume 6 : East Asia

Berg Publishers, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...The “Suzie Wong” dress or qipao, as the cheongsam is also known, has its origins in Chinese ethnic dress. It is possible to trace a history of the development of the cheongsam from the Chinese gown or changshan, or long informal robe worn...
...Learning Objectives Upon completion of this case, students should be able to: Examine Shanghai Tang’s brand identity and marketing mix and how these have been used to build and then reposition the brand. Evaluate the range of brand...
...Learning Objectives Upon completion of this case, students should be able to: Identify the nature and profile of a brand crisis and define the conditions and characteristics that constitute a crisis. Describe the implications of a crisis...