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In fashion

Author: Elaine Stone; Sheryl A Farnan
Publisher: New York : Fairchild Books, 2017.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Third editionView all editions and formats
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"This newest edition of the best-selling In Fashion offers a clear introduction to the fashion industry that is as dynamic as the business itself. Through concise language and full-color photographs, the text provides students with an overview of fashion, from its history, cyclical nature, and development, to the materials, producers, and retailers who impact the business on a global level. Whether their plans  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Textbooks
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elaine Stone; Sheryl A Farnan
ISBN: 9781501310751 1501310755
OCLC Number: 933765631
Description: xiii, 338 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: Part One. The Changing World of Fashion --
1. The Nature of Fashion --
2. The Environment of Fashion --
3. The Movement of Fashion --
4. The Business of Fashion --
Part Two. The Primary Level-The Materials of Fashion --
5. Textiles: Fibers and Fabrics --
6. Leather and Fur --
Part Three. The Secondary Level-The Producers of Fashion --
7. Product Development --
8. Fashion Apparel: Women's, Men's, Children's, and Teen's --
9. Accessories --
Part Four. The Retail Level-The Markets for Fashion --
10. Global Sourcing and Merchandising --
11. Fashion Retailing --
12. So You Want to Be in Fashion?: Fashion Auxiliary Services --
Glossary --
Top 100 Apparel Designers --
Notes --
Credits --
Index.
Responsibility: Elaine Stone, Sheryl A. Farnan, Metropolitan Community College, Kansas City, Missouri, US.

Abstract:

"This newest edition of the best-selling In Fashion offers a clear introduction to the fashion industry that is as dynamic as the business itself. Through concise language and full-color photographs, the text provides students with an overview of fashion, from its history, cyclical nature, and development, to the materials, producers, and retailers who impact the business on a global level. Whether their plans include design, product development, merchandising, buying, manufacturing, or entrepreneurship, students will gain a thorough understanding of how the industry works and what lies ahead for them professionally"--
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This book covers the multifaceted fashion industry from the marketing perspective. This book helps students meet our curriculum competencies. It gives the fashion student the "other side" of the Read more...

 
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Farnan KNOWS NOTHING ABOUT FASHION

by cbrittain (WorldCat user published 2020-07-10) Poor Permalink

WOW...This book is terrible. It's unfortunate that Stones work was updated by someone who either has no respect for this...
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