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...Learning Objectives Upon completion of this case, students should be able to: Identify ethical, sustainable, and fair trade fashion marketing tactics, as each relates to the marketing message. Analyze the differences among buzzwords and how...

A Look at Labor Issues in the Manufacturing of Fashion through the Perspective of Human Trafficking and Modern-day Slavery

The Dangers of Fashion : Towards Ethical and Sustainable Solutions

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2020

Book chapter

...Plenty of literature has outlined the labor issues present in apparel supply chains. The purpose of this chapter is to explore these issues as they are faced by workers who are trafficked and held in modern-day slavery. A brief historical...

Distribution

Alison Gwilt

Alison Gwilt is Associate Professor in Design at the University of New South Wales and Adjunct Senior Research Fellow at the University of South Australia, Australia. She is an adviser to the not-for-profit organisations Redress (Hong Kong) and the Ethical Fashion Forum (UK). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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A Practical Guide to Sustainable Fashion

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2020

Book chapter

...Iris van Herpen uses rapid prototyping technology to print garments into a three-dimensional form. The elaborate and intricate pieces create no waste since each item is printed individually using a process that repeatedly adds material...

Sustainability in the Textile and Apparel Industries

Elena E. Karpova

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Elena E. Karpova is an Associate Professor in the Department of Apparel, Events, and Hospitality management at Iowa State University, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Grace I. Kunz

Grace I. Kunz is Professor Emerita at Iowa State University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Myrna B. Garner

Myrna B. Garner is Professor Emerita at Illinois State University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Going Global : The Textile and Apparel Industry

Fairchild Books, 2021

Book chapter

...It is the work of this generation to make clear we reject the status quo—race toward the destruction of our planet and the wild places we play in and love. We cannot sit idly by while large special interests destroy the planet for profit...

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Alison Gwilt

Alison Gwilt is Associate Professor in Design at the University of New South Wales and Adjunct Senior Research Fellow at the University of South Australia, Australia. She is an adviser to the not-for-profit organisations Redress (Hong Kong) and the Ethical Fashion Forum (UK). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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A Practical Guide to Sustainable Fashion

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2020

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...Brighton-based Singaporean designer Lilia Yip used fabric remnants from her AW11/12 collection as fringing for a draped Tencel top for her AW12/13 collection.This chapter looks at the design phase as the starting point for addressing...

Culture and Consumer Behavior

International Retailing

Fairchild Books, 2018

Book chapter

...UK department store chain John Lewis expands with an in-store shop in Myer of Australia.After studying this chapter, you should be able to:Explain why culture affects international retailing.Describe how high context and low context...

Importing fashion merchandise

Deanna Clark-Esposito

Deanna Clark-Esposito is Adjunct Professor of International Business Law at the Fashion Institute of Technology, New York City, Adjunct Professor of Business Law at LIM College, New York City, and Partner of Fashion Compliance and International Trade, at the law firm Schrier Shayne Koenig Samberg and Ryne, also in New York City, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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A Practical Guide to Fashion Law and Compliance

Fairchild Books, 2018

Book chapter

...In Chapter 1, it was mentioned that the legal framework governing the fashion enterprise turned on several factors, one of which was in relation to where the merchandise originated from. When a company opts to purchase and import goods made...

Overview of Sustainability and Social Change in Fashion

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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Sustainability and Social Change in Fashion

Fairchild Books, 2019

Book chapter

...Describe environmental, economic, social, and cultural sustainability issues in the global fashion industry.Compare the business frameworks fashion brand companies have adopted to address these issues and challenges.Explain issues...

Production and Manufacture

The End of Fashion : Clothing and Dress in the Age of Globalization

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019

Book chapter

...Introduction The crisis of the fast-fashion model has received important media attention in recent years. Labor rights and ecological effects represent major challenges for the fashion industry. Forecasts indicate that the British...
...Learning Objectives Upon completion of this case, students should be able to: Analyze how Fabindia, a traditional fashion brand, can remain relevant to modern consumers and compete with contemporary, agile, multinational brands. Evaluate...