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This text provides the foundation for a wide range of careers in the fashion business. Incorporating the experience of the author and her five earlier editions of Fashion Merchandising: An Introduction, this book covers product development, home fashions, retailing strategies, and examines how communication trends and technological advances impact the fashion world.

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Genre: Design
Author: Elaine Stone
Publisher: Fairchild Books
Release: 2004-01
File: 506 Pages
ISBN-13: 1563672804

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For fashion students who want to be both in the now and in the know! The Dynamics of Fashion, Fifth Edition, has the latest facts and figures, and the most current theories in fashion development, production, and merchandising giving you the foundation you need in the industry. It offers hundreds of real-life examples of leading brands and industry trends, to show you fashion careers and how to apply what you learn. The book also covers sustainable fashion, wearable technology, social media, and more in detail. An online STUDIO includes self-quizzes, flashcards, and links to videos. New to this Edition ~ Expanded coverage of the latest industry trends, including sustainable fashion, e-commerce, globalization, wearable technology, and the use of social media for fashion marketing ~ Revised 'For Review' and 'For Discussion' questions, new terms added to Trade Talk, and expanded Glossary ~ More than 150 new full-color photographs highlighting the people, principles, and practices of the fashion business ~ 25% new Fashion Focus and Then and Now features bring in current topics and industry trends The Dynamics of Fashion, 5th Edition STUDIO ~ Study smarter with self-quizzes featuring scored results and personalized study tips ~ Review concepts with flashcards of terms and definitions and image identification ~ Branch out with links to curated online multi-media resources that bring chapter concepts to life ~ Expand your knowledge by further exploring special features Then and Now and Fashion Focus PLEASE NOTE: Purchasing or renting this ISBN does not include access to the STUDIO resources that accompany this text. To receive free access to the STUDIO content with new copies of this book, please refer to the book + STUDIO access card bundle ISBN 9781501324079.

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Genre: Business & Economics
Author: Elaine Stone
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
Release: 2018-02-22
File: 440 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781501324000

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Fashion today is fast-paced, technologically savvy, and global—and this 3rd Edition of The Dynamics of Fashion has been updated accordingly. Featuring the latest facts, figures, and theories in fashion development, production, and merchandising, as well as a brand new chapter on the history of fashion, this book provides a broad foundation for students hoping to become a part of the industry. Apparel, accessories, cosmetics, home fashions, green design and more are explored in detail, while hundreds of examples make the business aspect fun. Fresh, forward, challenging and comprehensive, Elaine Stone’s classic text is for those in fashion who want to be both in the now and in the know.

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Genre: Design
Author: Elaine Stone
Publisher: Fairchild Books
Release: 2008-10-01
File: 640 Pages
ISBN-13: 1563676869

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"You'll learn about how and why fashion evolves and changes, the materials used and who creates them, the companies who make apparel, and how fashion marketing helps companies sell their products. Spotlight features focus on careers, innovators, and businesses, using industry examples to show real world situations. A Top 100 Apparel Designers section gives you a quick list of who's who in fashion history, while a glossary and key terms throughout make sure you know what you're talking about"--

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Genre: Clothing trade
Author: Sheryl A. Farnan
Publisher: Fairchild Books
Release: 2021
File: Pages
ISBN-13: 1501362003

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Innovation and novel leadership strategies have aided the successful growth of the fashion industry around the globe. However, as the dynamics of the industry are constantly changing, a deficit can emerge in the overall comprehension of industry strategies and practices. The Handbook of Research on Global Fashion Management and Merchandising explores the various facets of effective management procedures within the fashion industry. Featuring research on entrepreneurship, operations management, marketing, business modeling, and fashion technology, this publication is an extensive reference source for practitioners, academics, researchers, and students interested in the dynamics of the fashion industry.

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Genre: Business & Economics
Author: Vecchi, Alessandra
Publisher: IGI Global
Release: 2016-05-03
File: 862 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781522501114

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This text provides the foundation for a wide range of careers in the fashion business. Incorporating the experience of the author and her five earlier editions of Fashion Merchandising: An Introduction, this book contains a much broader and more intensive look at fashion. New chapters cover product development, home fashions, and retailing strategies. Other chapters, concerning such practices as licensing, private label, Quick Response, specification buying, offshore production, have been expanded. The Dynamics of Fashion also examines how recent trends in communications -- the Internet, cable TV, infomercials, phone and fax ordering, home TV shopping -- are having an impact on fashion. Technological advances -- CAD, CAM, EDI, bar codes, and body scanning -- are all covered in depth. Instructor's Guide includes options for organizing the curriculum and general suggestions for teaching the course. It also contains supplementary assignments and a test bank for each unit, as well as a final examination. The tests are composed of 100 objective questions each and are ready to be duplicated.

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Genre: Design
Author: Elaine Stone
Publisher: Fairchild Books & Visuals
Release: 2000-01-01
File: 89 Pages
ISBN-13: 1563671522

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To get a better sense of power dynamics in global politics, this book presents an innovative theoretical framework, combining a critical engagement with, and further development of, Michel Foucault’s governmentality on the one hand, and the theory of world society of the Stanford School of Sociology on the other. Making an original contribution to academic debates about power and global political order, this book develops a comprehensive theoretical perspective on power relations and political dynamics. The book starts from the presupposition that any theoretical engagement of that kind requires nuanced empirical study as well. It therefore analyzes the dynamics of world-societal order in the concrete empirical example of Palestine, and raises the question of how its political and societal order comes into existence. The author argues that governmentality represents a fundamental pattern of political order in world society that also profoundly affects power dynamics in Palestine. This insight has two important implications: First, power relations do not follow dichotomous distinctions such as international/domestic or global/local, but manifest themselves within world society. Second, therefore, order that comes into existence in Palestine needs to be understood as world-societal order. Offering a comprehensive understanding of power relations and patterns of political order(ing) embedded in world society, the book provides a deeper understanding of the complex dynamics that contribute to the political and societal order of Palestine. This book will be of interest to scholars and students of Middle East Studies, Palestine Studies, International Relations, International Political Sociology, International Relations Theory, Governmentality Studies, and Political Theory.

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Genre: Political Science
Author: Jan Busse
Publisher: Routledge
Release: 2017-11-23
File: 212 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781351362368

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The Fashion Designer's Sketchbook is a must-have resource for both fashion students and practising designers who wish to learn new ways of generating design ideas in order to create successful fashion collections, and who wish to develop their own creative aesthetic. It demonstrates how the fashion design sketchbook serves as a crucial creative tool for professional development - and a valuable portfolio of design work to present to potential employers. This book identifies four distinct types of creative journal, each representing a different phase in the design process: the inspiration diary, the working journal, the presentation journal and the design log; and it explores how one develops out of the other, each stage in the idea generation process moving the process forward organically from discovery, to direction, to design development and delivery. The Fashion Designer's Sketchbook shows readers how to turn their sketchbooks into source books; how to generate design ideas from everyday experience; explores multiple ways of presenting and arranging elements within pages; details digital search and storage techniques as well as bulletin board journalling; and provides exercises to improve readers' illustration skills and enquiry, promoting in-store sketching and visual analysis to focus awareness of design aesthetics, taste levels and design vision. The book also explores the need to address market realities, consumer profiles and trend analysis, and shows how to build design collections based on target customer demographics and different markets. Beautifully illustrated and filled with a vast range of inspirational and full-colour design illustrations, The Fashion Designer's Sketchbook also features interviews with designers and industry experts. With a strong emphasis on exploratory design, this exciting resource provides readers with stimulating exercises designed to enable readers' sketchbook work and their creative vision to shine.

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Genre: Business & Economics
Author: Sharon Rothman
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
Release: 2016-01-28
File: 216 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781474213066

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Despite all the efforts to promote change, power and authority still seem to be permanently associated with the white, the straight and the masculine, both symbolically and in the everyday world of organizations. As the intricate relationship between the symbolic and the everyday remains under-researched, this anthology proposes a transdisciplinary feminist perspective drawing on the humanities in order to explore the complex nature of the gendered politics of organizations. Indeed, analyzing how images, narratives, symbols and bodies are all part of how power and gender are constructed in organizations through a broad and international range of empirical studies, Bodies, Symbols and Organizational Practice explores issues at the interstices of the humanities and social sciences, combining theoretical and analytical perspectives from both areas. Providing a radical analysis of the gendered dynamics of power as well as petitioning for radical intervention into those dynamics, this timely volume will appeal to postgraduate students and postdoctoral researchers interested in fields such as: Organization and Management Studies, Gender studies, Feminist theory and Sociology of Work & Industry.

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Genre: Social Science
Author: Agnes Bolsø
Publisher: Routledge
Release: 2017-10-06
File: 264 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781315308937

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Taking cultural theorist Michel de Certeau's notion of 'the everyday' as a critical starting point, this book considers how fashion shapes and is shaped by everyday life. Looking historically for the imprint of fashion within everyday routines such as going to work or shopping, or in leisure activities like dancing, the book identifies the 'fashion system of the ordinary', in which clothing has a distinct role in the making of self and identity. Exploring the period from 1890 to 2010, the study is located in London and New York, cities that emerged as as socially, ethnically and culturally diverse, as well as increasingly fashionable. The book re-focuses fashion discourse away from well-trodden, power-laden dynamics, towards a re-evaluation of time, memory, and above all history, and their relationship to fashion and everyday life. The importance of place and space - and issues of gender, race and social class - provides the broader framework, revealing fashion as both routine and exceptional, and as an increasingly significant part of urban life. By focusing on key themes such as clothing the city, what is worn on the streets, the imagining and performing of multiple identities by dressing up and down, going out, and showing off, Fashion and Everyday Life makes a unique contribution to the literature of fashion studies, fashion history, cultural studies, and beyond.

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Genre: Social Science
Author: Cheryl Buckley
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
Release: 2017-02-09
File: 328 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781474273121

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