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...The Object in Detail While a Seattle-based shop owner called Eddie Bauer is credited for patenting a quilted goose-down insulated jacket in 1940, it was Klaus Obermeyer, a Bavarian ski instructor, who put the first quilted ski jacket...

The Design Process and Specialty Apparel

Evelyn L. Brannon

Evelyn L. Brannon is Professor Emeritus at Auburn University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Designer’s Guide to Fashion Apparel

Fairchild Publications, 2011

Book chapter

...“The consumer wants to see value, a perceived need, and/or an emotional connection to the product. In response to this we have added value by incorporating fabric innovation and sharpening our design focus.”Recognize the potential...

Class and Gender in A Museum Collection: Female Skiwear

Fashion and Museums : Theory and Practice

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Book chapter

...In 1872, the ethnographer Dr. Artur Hazelius collected a red, green, and dark-blue, striped, half-woolen skirt, which was one of ten garments belonging to a so-called “national” costume or “folk” costume from Stora Tuna in Dalecarlia...

Winter Sports Wear, 1940 to 2015

Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion Volume 10 : Global Perspectives

Berg, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...By the 1940s downhill skiing was an established sport and leisure pastime in both northern Europe and America. There were now manufacturers and retailers specializing in the production and marketing of specifically designed winter sports...

Norway

Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion Volume 8 : West Europe

Berg, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...Is it possible to understand the way people dress by looking at their history and natural environment? A survey of Norwegians’ habits and attitudes related to clothing suggests that the answer is yes. The country is located on the periphery...