9780816068425

Career Opportunities in the Fashion Industry

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  • ISBN13:

    9780816068425

  • ISBN10:

    0816068429

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 9/1/2007
  • Publisher: Facts on File

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Summary

A smart resource for stylish jobs. In 2005, Americans spent some $181 billion on fashion and apparel, according to The NPD Group, an international marketing information company specializing in consumer purchasing and behavior. Fashion trends are always changing, and each season presents new styles for the public and new opportunities for all sectors of the fashion industry. Career Opportunities in the Fashion Industry, Second Edition covers the exciting developments in this trend-setting industry. Comprehensive and accessible, this second edition has had a complete makeover: it now features revised and updated entries, concise new job profiles, and updated appendixes. Career profiles include: *Boutique owner *Costume designer *Fabric librarian *Fashion buyer *Fashion designer *Fashion illustrator *Fit model *Media buyer *Samplemaker *Textile designer.

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A smart resource for stylish jobs.
Praise for the previous hardcover edition:
...essential...an excellent resource.—Library Journal
In 2005, Americans spent some $181 billion on fashion and apparel, according to the NPD Group, an international marketing information company specializing in consumer purchasing and behavior. Fashion trends are always changing, and each season presents new styles for the public and new opportunities for all sectors of the fashion industry.
Career Opportunities in the Fashion Industry, Second Edition covers the exciting developments in this trend-setting industry. Comprehensive and accessible, this second edition has had a complete makeover: it now features revised and updated entries, concise new job profiles, and updated appendixes.
Career profiles include:
Fabric librarian
Fashion buyer
Fashion designer
Fashion photographer
Fashion stylist
Fashion writer
Pattern maker
Production manager
Runway model
Technical designer
Textile designer
Visual merchandiser
and more.

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