9781563672453

Know Your Fashion Accessories

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    9781563672453

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    1563672456

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2003-08-25
  • Publisher: Fairchild Books

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Summary

This comprehensive study of womens and mens fashion accessories provides fashion merchandising students with a detailed analysis of the fashion accessory categories. Broken into three units, the text not only covers the major categories but provides an overview of the accessories business and discusses the materials used in the production of a variety of accessories.

Author Biography

Celia Stall-Meadows is assistant professor of Fashion Marketing in the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences at Northeastern State University in Tahlequah, Oklahoma. Her professional memberships include the International Textile and Apparel Association and the American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences.

Table of Contents

PREFACE xxi
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS xxii
Part One An Overview of Fashion Accessories
CHAPTER 1. THE FASHION ACCESSORIES INDUSTRY
3(25)
What IS the Accessories Industry?
3(3)
The Fashion Accessories Business
4(1)
Categories of Accessories
5(1)
Why Study Accessories?
5(1)
What Influences Accessories
6(2)
Box: TECH TALK: SILICON VALLEY WEDS SEVENTH AVENUE
7(1)
The Fashion Life Cycle
8(2)
Introduction
8(1)
Rise
9(1)
Culmination
9(1)
Decline
9(1)
Obsolescence
9(1)
Accessories and Apparel
10(1)
Marketing and Merchandising Accessories
11(4)
Box: PROFILE: ACCESSORIESTHESHOW
15(1)
Creating and Selling Accessories
15(2)
Designing
15(1)
Manufacturing
16(1)
Wholesaling
17(1)
Retailing
17(1)
Career Opportunities
17(5)
Assistant Designer
18(1)
Production Specialist
19(1)
Junior Sales Representative
19(1)
Department Manager
19(1)
Area Sales Manager
20(1)
Assistant Accessory Buyer
20(1)
Copywriter
21(1)
Visual Merchandiser
21(1)
Store Planner
21(1)
Salaries for Fashion Accessories Careers
22(1)
Trade Organizations, Publications, and Shows
22(3)
Summary
25(3)
CHAPTER 2. PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT
28(17)
Line and Collection Design
28(6)
Styling Versus Designing
29(1)
The Line Plan
30(1)
Selecting Colors
30(2)
BOX: PROFILE: COLOR ASSOCIATION OF THE UNITED STATES
32(1)
Selecting Materials
33(1)
Choosing Shapes
33(1)
The Manufacturing Process
34(4)
Prototypes and Line Sheets
34(1)
Precosting
35(1)
Specifications
36(1)
Production
36(1)
Production Schedules
37(1)
Final Costing
37(1)
Pricing
37(1)
Manufacturing Considerations
38(2)
Internal Manufacturing
38(1)
External Manufacturing
39(1)
Domestic Production
39(1)
Offshore Production
39(1)
Summary
40(5)
Part Two The Materials of Fashion Accessories
CHAPTER 3. TEXTILES AND TRIMS
45(22)
A Brief History of Textiles and Trims
45(1)
An Introduction to Textiles
46(3)
Cellulose Fibers
46(1)
PROFILE: THE HEMP CONTROVERSY
47(1)
Protein Fibers
47(1)
Manufactured Fibers
48(1)
The Textile Manufacturing Process
49(5)
Yarns
49(1)
Fabrications
50(4)
An Introduction to Notions and Trims
54(4)
Zippers and Pulls
54(1)
Buttons
54(1)
Snaps, Grommets, Velcro®, and Buckles
54(1)
Braid
54(1)
Threads, Lacing, Ribbons, and Bows
54(3)
Artificial Flowers
57(1)
Feathers
57(1)
Shells and Stones
58(1)
Textiles in the Fashion Accessories Industries
58(2)
How Designers Use Textures
59(1)
Trends in Fabrics, Colors, and Prints
59(1)
The Global Textiles, Notions, and Trims Industry
60(3)
Trade Organizations, Publications, and Shows
60(3)
Merchandising Trends and Techniques
63(1)
Summary
63(4)
CHAPTER 4. LEATHER
67(25)
A Brief History of Leather
67(2)
The Leather Industry
69(9)
The Leather Manufacturing Process
70(3)
Leather Treatments
73(1)
Classifications of Leather
73(4)
Imitation Leather
77(1)
Leather Industry Regulations
77(1)
The Leather Fashion Industry
78(5)
Design of Leather Products
78(1)
BOX: PROFILE: COACH
79(1)
Care of Leather Products
80(1)
BOX: TECH TALK: PRICEY, BUT PRATICAL
81(2)
The Global Leather Industry
83(2)
Trade Organizations, Publications, and Shows
85(1)
Merchandising Trends and Techniques
85(4)
Summary
89(3)
CHAPTER 5. FUR
92(25)
A Brief History of Fur
92(2)
An Introduction to Fur
94(3)
Fur Dressing and Processing
95(1)
Fur Treatments
95(1)
Fur Product Construction
96(1)
Classifications of Fur
97(1)
Durability
97(1)
Fur Industry Regulations
97(4)
Fur Products Labeling Act
97(3)
Endangered Species Act
100(1)
Fur Farming Regulations
100(1)
BOX: FUR CONTROVERSY
101(1)
The Fur Fashion Industry
101(4)
Design of Fur Products
102(1)
BOX: THE MEDIA AND FURS
103(1)
Faux Fur
104(1)
Care of Fur Products
104(1)
The Global Fur Industry
105(4)
Fur Auctions
106(1)
Trade Organization, Publications, and Shows
107(2)
Merchandising Trends and Techniques
109(3)
Leased Departments
109(1)
Home Fashion Accessories
109(1)
BOX: PROFILE: THE FENDI SISTERS
110(1)
Internet Retailing
110(1)
Previously Owned Furs
111(1)
Selling Furs
112(2)
Restyling Furs
113(1)
Price and Value
113(1)
Summary
114(3)
CHAPTER 6. METALS AND STONES
117(30)
A Brief History of Metals and Stones
117(2)
An Introduction to Metals and Stones
119(5)
Precious Metals
119(4)
Plated and Filled Metals
123(1)
Gemstones
124(10)
Precious Stones
125(4)
BOX: THE WORLD'S MOST FAMOUS DIAMIONDS
129(1)
Semi-precious Stones
130(1)
Other Gems
131(2)
BOX: RIVALING REAL REARLS
133(1)
Faux Stones and Gems
133(1)
Birthstones
134(1)
Care of Metals and Stones
134(2)
BOX: OTHER ACCESSORIES MATERIALS
135(1)
Gemstone Industry Regulations
136(1)
The Global Metals and Stones Industries
136(1)
Trade Organizations, Publications, and Shows
137(1)
Merchandising Trends
137(4)
BOX: PROFILE: DEBEERS CONSOLIDATED MINES
140(1)
Summary
141(6)
Part Three The Categories of Fashion Accessories
CHAPTER 7. FOOTWEAR
147(32)
A Brief History of Footwear
147(4)
An Introduction to Footwear
151(4)
Parts of Footwear
151(2)
Footwear Manufacturing
153(2)
Classifications of Footwear
155(1)
Design
155(5)
BOX: IF THE SHOE FITS
157(2)
BOX: TECH TALK: SMART SHOES
159(1)
Care of Footwear
160(1)
The Global Footwear Industry
161(4)
The Global Scope of Footwear Production
161(2)
Trade Organizations, Publications, and Shows
163(2)
Merchandising Trends and Techniques
165(3)
In-Store Retailing
165(2)
BOX: TECH TALK: POI (POINT OF INFORMATION) SYSTEMS
167(1)
Internet Retailing
167(1)
Catalog Retailing
168(1)
Merchandising Techniques
168(1)
Selling Footwear
168(5)
Price and Value
171(1)
Sizing and Fitting
171(2)
Meeting Customer Needs
173(1)
Summary
173(6)
BOX: FITTING CHILDREN'S SHOES
174(1)
BOX: PROFILE: MANOLO BLAHNIK
175(4)
CHAPTER 8. HANDBAGS, SMALL PERSONAL GOODS, LUGGAGE, AND BELTS
179(36)
A Brief History of Handbags, Small Personal Goods, Luggage, and Belts
180(2)
Handbags
182(7)
Parts of a Handbag
183(1)
Handbag Manufacturing
183(3)
BOX: PROFILE: KATE SPADE
186(1)
Basic Styles of Handbags
187(1)
Care of Handbags
187(2)
The Global Handbag, Small Personal Goods, Luggage, and Belts Industries
189(1)
Manufacturing
189(1)
Trade Organizations, Publications, and Shows
190(1)
Merchandising Trends and Techniques for Handbags
190(5)
Department Stores
190(3)
Travel Retail Stores
193(1)
Internet Retailing
193(1)
BOX: TECH TALK: TASS CUSTOMIZATION FOR CYBERSHOPPERS
194(1)
Catalog Retailing
194(1)
Selling Handbags
195(1)
Price and Value
195(1)
Meeting Customer Needs
195(1)
Small Personal Goods
196(2)
Basic Styles of Small Personal Goods
197(1)
Merchandising Trends and Techniques for Small Personal Goods
198(1)
Selling Small Personal Goods
198(1)
Luggage
199(2)
Luggage Manufacturing
199(1)
BOX: TECH TALK: RIGOROUS TESTING: AMERICAN TOURISTER
200(1)
Design
200(1)
Production
201(1)
Materials
201(1)
Classifications of Luggage
201(2)
Basic Styles of Luggage
202(1)
Merchandising Trends and Techniques for Luggage
203(2)
BOX: AIRLINE CARRY-ON REGULATIONS
204(1)
In-Store Retailing
204(1)
Internet Retailing
204(1)
Selling Luggage
205(1)
Belts
205(4)
Belt Manufacturing
206(1)
Basic Styles of Belts
206(2)
Belt Sizes
208(1)
Care of Belts
209(1)
Merchandising Trends and Techniques for Belts
209(1)
Selling Belts
210(1)
Price and Value
210(1)
Summary
210(5)
CHAPTER 9. SOCKS AND HOSIERY
215(24)
A Brief History of Socks and Hosiery
215(2)
An Introduction to Socks and Hosiery
217(8)
Socks and Hosiery Manufacturing
218(3)
Materials
221(1)
Classifications of Socks and Hosiery
222(1)
Basic Terminology of Socks and Hosiery
222(2)
Care of Socks and Hosiery
224(1)
The Global Socks and Hosiery Industries
225(3)
Merchandising Trends and Techniques
228(2)
Store Retailing
228(1)
Internet Retailing
229(1)
Catalog Retailing
230(1)
Selling Socks and Hosiery
230(5)
Price and Value
230(1)
Sizing and Fitting
231(1)
Meeting Customer Needs
232(2)
BOX: RULES ARE MADE TO BE BROKEN
234(1)
Summary
235(4)
CHAPTER 10. SCARFS, TIES, AND HANDKERCHIEFS
239(20)
A Brief History of Scarfs, Ties, and Handkerchiefs
239(3)
An Introduction to Scarfs, Ties, and Handkerchiefs
242(5)
Scarfs, Ties, and Handkerchiefs Manufacturing
242(2)
Materials
244(1)
Traditional Tie Patterns
245(1)
BOX: THE FOUR-IN-HAND KNOT AND THE BOW TIE KNOT
246(1)
Tying a Tie
246(1)
Care of Scarfs, Ties, and Handkerchiefs
247(1)
The Global Scarfs, Ties, and Handkerchiefs Industry
247(2)
Merchandising Trends and Techniques
249(4)
Store Retailing
250(2)
Internet Retailing
252(1)
Catalog Retailing
253(1)
Selling Scarfs, Ties, and Handkerchiefs
253(3)
Price and Value
253(1)
BOX: PROFILE: HERMÈS TIES
254(1)
BOX: FOLDING A POCKET SQUARE
255(1)
Meeting Customer Needs
256(1)
Summary
256(3)
CHAPTER 11. HATS, HAIR ACCESSORIES, WIGS, AND HAIRPIECES
259(28)
A Brief History of Hats and Hair Accessories
259(2)
An Introduction to Hats and Hair Accessories
261(12)
Parts of a Hat
262(1)
Hats and Hair Accessories Manufacturing
262(3)
BOX: PROFILE: PHILIP TREACY
265(1)
Materials
266(1)
BOX: TECH TALK: TURNING HEADS
267(1)
Basic Styles of Hats
267(3)
Basic Styles of Hair Accessories
270(2)
Hat Sizing and Fitting
272(1)
The Global Hat Industry
273(2)
Merchandising Trends and Techniques
275(2)
Store Retailing
275(1)
Internet Retailing
276(1)
Catalog Retailing
276(1)
Selling Hats and Hair Accessories
277(2)
Price and Value
277(1)
Care of Hats
278(1)
Meeting Customer Needs
278(1)
A Brief History of Wigs and Hairpieces
279(1)
Wigs, Hairpieces, and Toupees
280(3)
Merchandising Trends
280(1)
Price and Value
281(1)
Care of Wigs and Hairpieces
282(1)
Meeting Customer Needs
282(1)
Summary
283(4)
CHAPTER 12. GLOVES, UMBRELLAS, AND EYEWEAR
287(40)
A Brief History of Gloves
287(3)
An Introduction to Gloves
290(6)
Parts of Gloves
291(1)
Glove Manufacturing
291(2)
BOX: TECH TALK: GORE-TEX: GUARANTEED TO KEEP YOU DRY
293(1)
Basic Styles of Gloves
294(1)
Glove Fitting and Sizes
295(1)
Care of Gloves
296(1)
The Global Glove Industry
297(2)
Trade Organizations, Publications, and Shows
298(1)
Merchandising Trends and Techniques
299(1)
Store Retailing
299(2)
BOX: PROFILE: TOTES > > ISOTONER
300(1)
Internet Retailing
300(1)
Catalog Retailing
301(1)
Selling Gloves
301(1)
Price and Value
301(1)
Meeting Customer Needs
301(1)
A Brief History of Umbrellas
302(1)
Umbrella Manufacturing
303(3)
Design
303(1)
Parts of the Umbrella
304(1)
Production
305(1)
Materials
305(1)
Basic Styles of Umbrellas
305(1)
The Global Umbrella Industry
306(1)
Merchandising Trends and Techniques
307(2)
Store Retailing
308(1)
Internet Retailing
308(1)
Catalog Retailing
308(1)
Selling Umbrellas
309(1)
Price and Value
309(1)
Meeting Customer Needs
309(1)
Care of Umbrellas
310(1)
A Brief History of Eyewear
310(1)
An Introduction to Eyewear
311(4)
Parts of Eyewear
312(1)
Styles of Eyewear
312(1)
Eyewear Manufacturing
313(2)
The Global Eyewear Industry
315(2)
Merchandising Trends and Techniques
317(3)
Store Retailing
318(2)
Internet Retailing
320(1)
Catalog Retailing
320(1)
Selling Eyewear
320(1)
Price and Value
321(1)
Meeting Customer Needs
321(1)
Basic Facial Shapes for Eyewear
321(1)
Eyewear Dos and Don'ts
321(1)
Summary
321(6)
CHAPTER 13. FINE JEWELRY
327(33)
A Brief History of Fine Jewelry
327(3)
An Introduction to Fine Jewelry
330(3)
Vintage and Estate Jewelry
331(2)
Manufacturing Fine Jewelry
333(3)
Design
333(1)
Materials
334(1)
Production
334(1)
Preparing Stone Settings
335(1)
Metals for Fine Jewelry
336(1)
Jewelry Styles
336(8)
Necklaces
336(1)
Necklace Lengths
337(1)
Necklace Styles
337(1)
Earrings
337(2)
Earring Fastenings
339(1)
Earring Styles
339(1)
Bracelets
340(2)
Brooches, Pins, and Clips
342(1)
Rings
343(1)
Headpieces
344(1)
The Global Fine Jewelry Industry
344(1)
Trade Organizations, Publications, and Shows
345(1)
Merchandising Trends and Techniques
345(6)
Store Retailing
349(1)
Internet Retailing
350(1)
Catalog Retailing
350(1)
Selling Fine Jewelry
351(4)
BOX: TECH TALK: GEMSTONE ENHANCEMENTS
352(1)
Price and Value
352(1)
Care of Fine Jewelry
353(1)
Meeting Customer Needs
353(1)
BOX: PROFILE: TIFFANY & COMPANY
354(1)
Summary
355(5)
CHAPTER 14. COSTUME JEWELRY
360(20)
A Brief History of Costume Jewelry
360(3)
An Introduction to Costume and Bridge Jewelry
363(6)
Manufacturing Costume Jewelry
363(4)
BOX: PROFILE: THE BLACK CAMEO
367(2)
Men's Jewelry Styles
369(1)
The Global Costume Jewelry Industry
369(3)
Merchandising Trends and Techniques
372(3)
Store Retailing
373(1)
Internet and Television Retailing
374(1)
Catalog Retailing
375(1)
Selling Costume and Bridge Jewelry
375(2)
Price and Value
375(1)
Sizing
376(1)
Care of Costume and Bridge Jewelry
376(1)
Meeting Customer Needs
377(1)
Summary
377(3)
CHAPTER 15. WATCHES
380(23)
A Brief History of Watches
380(2)
An Introduction to Watches
382(9)
Parts of a Watch
384(1)
Functions of a Watch
385(1)
Watch Manufacturing
386(1)
BOX: PROFILE: FOSSIL®
387(2)
BOX: TECH TALK: WRIST TECHNOLOGY: GPS, EDI, PCA TVS AND VCR
389(2)
Styles of Watches
391(1)
Shapes of Watchcases
391(1)
The Global Watch Industry
391(2)
Trade Organizations, Publications, and Shows
393(1)
Merchandising Trends and Techniques
393(4)
Store Retailing
394(2)
Internet Retailing
396(1)
Catalog Retailing
397(1)
Selling Watches
397(3)
Price and Value
397(1)
Care of Watches
398(1)
Meeting Customer Needs
399(1)
Summary
400(3)
BIBLIOGRAPHY 403(14)
INDEX 417

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