Fashion : The Industry and Its Careers

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  • Edition: Illus.
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2007-07-24
  • Publisher: Fairchild Books
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Considering a career in fashion? This exciting and dynamic industry presents a wide range of different possible career choices. But without being on the inside, it's difficult to determine exactly what a designer does-or a textile manufacturer, wholesaler, illustrator, model, product developer, journalist, or retailer. Fashion: The Industry and its Careers is the introductory text that answers those questions. Students will learn what to expect on the job, the education and training required for each type of position, how each job relates to the industry as a whole-and prospects for the future. Examples of companies and working professionals provide further insight. From apparel and accessories to merchandising, public relations, and trend forecasting, this book is a thorough and informative exploration of fashion careers across the board. Features -- Photos and illustrations of working environments and professionals -- Boxed sidebars featuring industry success stories -- Key terms highlighted in bold -- Glossary and appendices with actual job descriptions -- Instructor's Guide provides suggestions for planning the course and using the text in the classroom

Table of Contents

Careers in Raw Materials, and Manufacturing in the Fashion Industry
Textile Product Development and Design
Human Resources
Careers in Product Development and Sales for the Fashion Retailer
Product Development and Design by the Retailer
ManagementAncillary Businesses
Fashion Print, Stage, and Media
Historical Costume and Education
Environments: Exteriors, Interiors, and Web Sites
Beauty, Spa, and Wellness
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