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Polypropylene (PP)

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

...stocksnapper/iStockPolypropylene (PP) is a long-chain synthetic polymer composed of at least 85 percent by weight of ethylene, propylene, or other olefin units. Polypropylene is a synthetic, manufactured polyolefin fiber that is used...

Polyethylene

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

...TACrafts/iStockPolyethylene (PE) is a synthetic, manufactured plastic that is the most commonly used polymer in the world. It constitutes about one-third of all plastics produced worldwide, and its applications for fashion and apparel...

Performance, Technical, and Smart Textiles

Ingrid Johnson

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Ingrid Johnson is a Full Professor at the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT), US. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Allen C. Cohen

Allen C. Cohen was Professor Emeritus of Textile Science at the Fashion Institute of Technology, US. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Ajoy K. Sarkar

Ajoy Sarkar teaches textile development and marketing at the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT), US. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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J.J. Pizzuto’s Fabric Science

Fairchild Books, 2015

Book chapter

...Objectives To become aware of textile materials that go beyond standard end user expectations and fulfill unique functions. To be able to recognize materials made with these fabrications. To be able to relate performance properties...

Turning Ocean Plastics into Sustainable Product Innovations

Fashion Business Cases : A Student Guide to Learning with Case Studies

Fairchild Books, 2021

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...The leading sportswear company Adidas and the environmental initiative Parley for the Oceans joined forces in 2014 to tackle the problem of increasing marine pollution caused by plastic waste. The goal of their strategic collaboration...
...Footage Referenced Maison Martin Margiela, Spring/Summer 1990Introduction Maison Martin Margiela’s spring/summer 1990 women’s wear show established Margiela as a pioneer in conceptual fashion. An urban space enthusiast, the designer has...

Materials and Graphics Used in Visual Merchandising and Store Design

Martin M. Pegler

Martin M. Pegler has been in the field of visual merchandising and store design for over fifty years and has authored and edited more than seventy books. He is an international lecturer on Display, Visual Merchandising and Store Design and an editor of the quarterly publication, Retail Design International. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Anne Kong

Visual Merchandising and Display

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2018

Book chapter

...Giant Ribbons, Louis Vuitton, New York. Copyright WindowsWear PROhttp://pro.windowswear.com contact@windowswear.com 1.646.827.2288After you have read this chapter, you will be able to discussTypes of materials used to produce displaysTypes...

Materials

Susan M. Watkins

Susan M. Watkins is Professor Emeritus in Apparel Design from Cornell University, USA, and Designer and Manager of Portable Environments, LLC, a consulting company focused on protective clothing design. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Lucy E. Dunne

Lucy E. Dunne is Assistant Professor at the University of Minnesota, USA, where she sits on the faculty of Design, Housing, and Apparel and Human Factors and Ergonomics, as well as holding affiliate membership in the graduate faculties of Computer Science and Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, and the Institute for Health Informatics. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Functional Clothing Design : From Sportswear to Spacesuits

Fairchild Books, 2015

Book chapter

...Functional clothing is made from many of the same materials as fashion apparel, but it often incorporates other materials less familiar to a clothing designer. This chapter will introduce the basics of some of the materials most frequently...

Future Fibers: Manufactured Fibers

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

...This Future Fibers part closer presents innovative alternatives to traditional manufactured fibers. The companies profiled here have all presented unique ways of circumventing challenges and impacts associated with processing...

History, Art, and Plastic Bags: Viewing South Africa Through Fashion

Modern Fashion Traditions : Negotiating Tradition and Modernity through Fashion

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

Book chapter

...Victoria Rovine develops a fascinating reflection as to how a prosaic global commodity, namely, the ubiquitous plastic bag, has become a fashion icon in South Africa. Labelled as ‘China bags’ (reflecting their country of manufacture...
...Paco Rabanne is a Spanish designer, born in 1934 in Pasagès de San Pedro, Spain. During the Spanish Civil War he left Spain for France with his mother, a seamstress at Balenciaga. He studied architecture at the École Nationale Supérieure...