The Dynamics of Fashion 3rd Edition

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  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2008-10-01
  • Publisher: FAIRCHILD BOOKS
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"This third edition of The Dynamics of Fashion has been updated and features a new chapter on the history of fashion, the latest facts and figures, and the most current theories in fashion development, production and merchandising. This book provides a broad foundation for students hoping to become a part of the industry."--BOOK JACKET.

Author Biography

Elaine Stone is professor emerita, Fashion Institute of Technology, New York.

Table of Contents

List of Features
The Changing World of Fashionp. 2
A Century of Fashionp. 4
The Nature of Fashionp. 38
The Environment of Fashionp. 66
The Movement of Fashionp. 90
The Business of Fashionp. 118
The Primary Level: The Materials of Fashionp. 140
Textiles: Fibers and Fabricsp. 142
Leather and Furp. 172
The Secondary Level: The Producers of Apparelp. 198
Product Developmentp. 200
Women's Apparelp. 230
Men's Apparelp. 256
Children's and Teens' Apparelp. 282
The Secondary Level: The Other Producersp. 306
Innerwear, Bodywear, and Legwearp. 308
Accessoriesp. 334
Cosmetics and Fragrancesp. 368
Home Fashionsp. 400
The Retail Level: The Markets for Fashionp. 428
Global Fashion Marketsp. 430
Global Sourcing and Merchandisingp. 460
Fashion Retailingp. 482
Policies and Strategies in Fashion Retailingp. 508
The Auxiliary Level: Supporting Servicesp. 530
Fashion Auxiliary Servicesp. 532
My Top 100 Designersp. 559
Glossaryp. 563
Referencesp. 575
Credit listp. 589
Indexp. 595
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