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Tailoring

The Berg Companion to Fashion

Bloomsbury Academic, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...Tailoring is the art of designing, cutting, fitting, and finishing clothes. The word tailor comes from the French tailler, to cut, and appears in the English language during the fourteenth century. In Latin, the word for tailor was sartor...

Fitting Standards in Apparel

Elizabeth Liechty

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Elizabeth Liechty is Professor Emerita at Brigham Young University. Della N. Pottberg-Steineckert is Professor Emerita at Brigham Young University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Judith Rasband

Judith A. Rasband is the founder and CEO of Conselle L.C. and director of the Conselle Institute of Image Management. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Della Pottberg-Steineckert

Della N. Pottberg-Steineckert is Professor Emerita at Brigham Young University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Fitting & Pattern Alteration : A Multi-Method Approach to The Art of Style Selection, Fitting, and Alteration

Fairchild Books, 2016

Book chapter

...List factors that influence or affect fit and explain the effects.Describe the benefits of well-fitted clothing—a fabulous fit.Describe three different ways to evaluate the fit of a garment.Identify two types and three directions of fitting...

Disability, Its Effect on the Body, and the Clothing Perspective

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

Berg, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...Disability affects the body in various ways, which in turn affects clothing from a variety of perspectives. Clothing for people with disabilities has changed over time, from early attempts to accommodate physical disability into design...

The Art, Craft, and Business of Tailoring

Milva Fiorella Di Lorenzo

Milva Fiorella Di Lorenzo is an instructor at Miami International University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Tailoring Techniques for Fashion

Fairchild Publications, 2010

Book chapter

...Objectives After you have read this chapter, you should be able to discuss: The definition of tailoring The history of tailoring Tailoring’s essential steps The business of tailoring Tailoring is the process of creating and modifying...

Savile Row

Christopher Breward

Christopher Breward is Professor in Historical and Cultural Studies, London College of Fashion. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Berg Companion to Fashion

Bloomsbury Academic, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...Savile Row is a typical central London street of fairly modest eighteenth-and nineteenth-century brick town houses mixed with late twentieth-century developments. It stretches from Vigo Street in the south to Conduit Street in the north...

Craft Studios in France: Ateliers d’Art

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

Berg, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...Twenty-first-century craftspeople may use new devices and materials, but they still have a respect for tradition. Traditional skills can develop in parallel with new technologies and support economic growth. Ateliers d’art preserve...

Size and Fit in Industrially Produced Clothes

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

Berg, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...The defining characteristic of ready-to-wear clothes, which differentiates them from made-to-measure clothes, is that they are produced in standard sizes to fit individuals whose exact body dimensions are not known by producers. The aim...
...Learning Objectives Upon completion of this case, students should be able to: Describe and analyze technology-based tools for apparel brands. Explain how customer service is changing in an age of online shopping. Evaluate customer loyalty...
...Learning Objectives Upon completion of this case, students should be able to: Understand that new opportunities for innovation can be derived internally or from industry. Identify the sources of opportunity entrepreneurs draw on to get...

Fabric Choices for Brooks Brothers’ Made-to-Measure Dress Shirts

Leslie Davis Burns

Dr. Leslie Davis Burns is President and Founder of Responsible Global Fashion LLC and Professor Emerita of Apparel Design and Merchandising at Oregon State University. A scholar and educator around topics related to the international apparel industries, consumer behaviour, and corporate social responsibility, Leslie is author of Sustainability and Social Change in Fashion (2019, Fairchild Books) and co-author of The Business of Fashion (6th edition forthcoming, 2020, Fairchild Books). She is also the Editor-in-Chief of the new online resource, Bloomsbury Fashion Business Cases. Leslie is a Fellow of the International Textile and Apparel Association (ITAA) and has received the Distinguished Scholar and the Educator of the Year Awards from ITAA in addition to teaching, research, and leadership awards from Oregon State University. Leslie holds a BA from Washington State University and a Ph.D. in Consumer Sciences and Retailing from Purdue University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Kathy K. Mullet

Kathy K. Mullet is based at Oregon State University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Introductory business case

...Learning Objectives Upon completion of this case, students should be able to: Describe the target markets for specific ready-to-wear and made-to-measure garments. Compare and contrast fiber/fabric options for a specific end use. Recommend...