"The book is an excellent resource for students in identifying the range of positions they can have in the fashion industry. Interviews with professionals are included to aid students in decision making about careers choices." - Lori Faulkner, Ferris State University, USA Learn what to expect on the job, required education and training, and the relationship of the role to the fashion industry as a whole.
"The Fashion Designer Survival Guide is packed with essential knowledge and advice from industry experts and experienced designers to set you on the right path. These insights will give you the solid foundation to create a plan and make smart decisions..." Christian Siriano.
Fashion generates over a trillion dollars in sales annually and has the priceless ability to beguile its customers around the world. Fashion Entrepreneurship: The Creation of the Global Fashion Business provides the first authoritative history of the global fashion industry, from its emergence to the present day, with a focus on the entrepreneurs at the nucleus of many of the world's influential brands.
Rethinking Fashion Globalization is a timely call to rewrite the fashion system and push back against Eurocentric dominance within fashion histories by presenting new models, approaches and understandings of fashion from critical thinkers at the forefront of decolonial fashion discourse.
Over the past few decades emerging markets have experienced an increased share of global manufacturing service within the fashion industry, coupled with an increasing market share, particularly for women's mid-market apparel. In order for fashion firms to succeed in these markets it is crucial to gain an understanding of the state of the industry, macro-environmental factors, traditions and religious beliefs. A one-size-fits-all approach to global fashion marketing strategy now requires a step-change; fashion firms require dedicated strategies which fit the need of the fashion brands that are operating or seeking to operate within emerging markets.
Get to know the activities, processes and people involved in wholesaling and its crucial role in the wider fashion industry. From working with fashion vendors and trend forecasting companies, to navigating trade shows, and working in different territories.
Strategic Fashion Management: Concepts, Models and Strategies for Competitive Advantage is a highly accessible book providing a unique look into the strategic drivers of the dynamic and ever-growing fashion industry.
This book explores the social significance of trends in the global fashion industry through interviews with 'fashion intermediaries', offering new insights into their influential roles in the setting and shaping of trends.
In this collection, the contributors explore the meaning behind fashion branding in the context of the contested power relations underpinning the production, marketing, and consumption of style and fashion as part of our global culture.
For any market to work properly, certain key elements are necessary: competition, pricing, rules, clearly defined offers, and easy access to information. Orderly Fashion examines how order is maintained in the different interconnected consumer, producer, and credit markets of the global fashion industry.
This text provides students with a comprehensive understanding of the forecasting process, from studying fashion innovation and cultural influences to conducting consumer research, exploring how to identify the who, what, where, when and why driving fashion change in our lives.
Menswear Trends will help you understand the relationship of menswear to society, enabling you to become both a forecaster and trend thinker and bring new ideas, innovation and strategies to men 's fashion.
This book provides a comprehensive overview of new insights into consumer behaviour mechanisms in order to shift practices toward sustainable fashion and to minimize the negative impacts of fast fashion on the environment and society.
An inspirational and beautifully illustrated book that pushes novel fashion designers and students to create their own capsule collections--a fashion collection based on one single design concept and how it should be presented in a portfolio.
Designing Your Fashion Portfolio- From Concept to Presentation uses the design process to guide students through conceptualization and assembly of a fashion design portfolio that will communicate their talents and vision as designers.
Guide to Producing a Fashion Show, Fourth Edition, explains all aspects of fashion show production including: reasons to produce a show, planning, model selection, merchandise selection, staging and music, budgeting, show preparation, execution, and evaluation.
This book offers a critical evaluation of the changing ways in which fashion has been exhibited, focusing specifically on the recent turn toward installation, whether in the form of static presentations, interactive performances or the more conventional curated designer exhibition.
This text offers a hands-on, three-step, full-colour action plan for establishing your unique brand, crafting a killer portfolio, tailoring and delivering your message, getting your perfect design job, and excelling once you're hired.