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Hip-Hop Fashion

The Berg Companion to Fashion

Bloomsbury Academic, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...Hip-hop is both the voice of alienated, frustrated youth and a multibillion-dollar cultural industry packaged and marketed on a global scale. Hip-hop is also a multifaceted subculture that transcends many of the popular characterizations...

The World Bank, JCPenney, and Artisanal African Fashion in Los Angeles

Leslie W. Rabine

Leslie W. Rabine is at the University of California at Davis. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Global Circulation of African Fashion

Berg Publishers, 2002

Book chapter

...From Informal to Dominant Economy In 1993, when the popularity of African fashion in the African American community was at its height, the World Bank published a Discussion Paper in its Africa Technical Department Series, entitled Africa...
...Monique Lhuillier (given name Diane Monique Lhuillier) was born in 1971 in Cebu City, Philippines. At the age of fifteen, she left the Philippines for boarding school in Switzerland, declaring in her yearbook that she would become a fashion...

Sewing Machines and Dream Machines in Los Angeles and San Francisco

Leslie W. Rabine

Leslie W. Rabine is at the University of California at Davis. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Susan Kaiser

Fashion’s World Cities

Berg, 2006

Book chapter

...Neither Los Angeles nor San Francisco comes to mind as a contender for ‘the list of so-called fashion capitals … routinely incorporated into the advertising of high fashion’ (Gilbert 2006, this volume). And yet, the status of fashion...

Max Azria

Designer biography

...Max Azria was born in Tunisia in 1949 and started designing in his early twenties, after moving to Paris. He settled in Los Angeles in 1981, where he launched the label Jess. In 1988 he became a member of the Council of Fashion Designers...

California

Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion Volume 3 : The United States and Canada

Bloomsbury Academic, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...In spite of the fact that California once supported a Native American population of more than three hundred thousand individuals who spoke as many as eighty mutually unintelligible languages, the clothing worn by the native peoples...
...Learning Objectives Upon completion of this case, students will be able to: Identify the strengths and weaknesses of Nordstrom’s omnichannel distribution strategy. Differentiate between omnichannel retailers and non-omnichannel retailers...

Fashion Shapes: Film, the Fashion Industry, and the Image of Women

Classic and Modern Writings on Fashion

Berg, 2009

Encyclopedia entry

...Source: Socialist Review, 71(13) (Radical Society Ltd., 1983), 78–96.Except for the opening scene of the officer's ball, the only women who appear in John Ford's They Were Expendable are a group of army nurses. In a film that otherwise...

Historicism and Historical Revival

The Berg Companion to Fashion

Bloomsbury Academic, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...Prior to the rise of the bourgeoisie, historical revivals in dress were the preserve of the aristocratic classes, principally employed as costume either for masquerade and pageantry, portraiture or professional function (courtly and legal...
...Learning Objectives Upon completion of this case, students will be able to: Analyze past sales trend both last year (LY) and this year (TY) while creating sales purchase projections for TY. Calculate percent TTL analysis and generate trend...