Fashion! by Mary WolfeFashion! by Mary Wolfe


byMary Wolfe

Hardcover | April 15, 2011

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Fashion! gives your students an in-depth look at the exciting world of the fashion scene. This colorful text is designed for nonlaboratory textile and clothing courses. Fashion includes hundreds of images to illustrate concepts and enhance learning.
Mary Wolfe has worked in all segments of the fashion industry, from textile research to retail sales. She designed for a national sportswear firm before opening her own apparel business. She gained recognition as the personal fashion designer for the wife of a U.S. Vice President. As a consultant to several garment manufacturers, she h...
Title:Fashion!Format:HardcoverProduct dimensions:528 pages, 11 × 8.5 × 0.98 inShipping dimensions:11 × 8.5 × 0.98 inPublished:April 15, 2011Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1605254630

ISBN - 13:9781605254630


Table of Contents

Part One: Clothes and Fashion1. The Why of Clothes2. Knowing About Fashion3. Garment Styles and PartsPart Two: Apparel Industries4. The Development of Fashion5. The Textile Industry and Home Sewing Patterns6. Apparel Production7. Fashion Promotion and RetailingPart Three: Textiles: The Science of Apparel8. Textile Fibers and Yarns9. Fabric Construction and FinishesPart Four: Design: The Art of Apparel10. The Element of Color11. More Elements of Design12. Principles of DesignPart Five: Consumers of Clothing13. Wardrobe Considerations14. Wardrobe Planning15. The Smart Consumer16. Making the Right Purchase17. Apparel for People with Special Needs18. Caring for ClothesPart Six: Apparel Industry Careers19. A Career for You20. Careers in the Textile Industry21. Careers in Apparel Design and Production22. Fashion Merchandising and Other Retail Industry Careers23. Careers in Fashion Promotion24. Other Careers and Entrepreneurial Opportunities