The Fashion Handbook by Tim JacksonThe Fashion Handbook by Tim Jackson

The Fashion Handbook

byTim Jackson, David ShawEditorTim Jackson

Paperback | June 13, 2006

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The Fashion Handbook is the indispensable guide to the fashion industry. It explores the varied and diverse aspects of the business, bringing together critical concepts with practical information about the industry¿s structure and core skills, as well as offering advice on real working practices and providing information about careers and training.

Tracing the development of the fashion industry, this book looks at how fashion can be understood from both social and cultural perspectives. Each chapter contributes to the knowledge of a particular academic or vocational area either through building on existing research or through the dissemination of new research undertaken into specialist vocational disciplines.

The Fashion Handbook uses case studies, interviews and profiles and includes chapters written by recognised academics and fashion industry experts. Specialist topics include fashion culture, luxury brands, fashion journalism, fashion buying, design and manufacturing, retailing, PR and styling.

The Fashion Handbook includes:

  • a unique and wide overview of the fashion industry
  • chapters on specialist topics
  • contributions from recognised experts in both academia and the fashion industry
  • expert advice on careers in fashion retailing.

A must for all students of the fashion world.

Tim Jackson is a Principal Lecturer at The London College of Fashion specialising in fashion marketing and luxury. He has produced a number of publications relating to these topics including Mastering Fashion Buying and Merchandising Management. Following a career in the fashion industry, he regularly commentates on fashion business i...
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Title:The Fashion HandbookFormat:PaperbackDimensions:244 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.5 inPublished:June 13, 2006Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0415255805

ISBN - 13:9780415255806

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Table of Contents

1. The Nature of the Clothing and Textile Industries: Structure, Context and Processes  2. Analysing Fashion  3. Fashion Design  4. Global Luxury brands  5. Fashion Clothing Manufacture  6. Fashion Retailing  7. Fashion Buying and Merchandising  8. Fashion Journalism  9. Fashion PR and Styling  10. Careers in Fashion Retailing   11. The Future for Fashion

Editorial Reviews

' At last a serious book about the fashion industry! A must for fashion departments, marketing and business schools and careers advisers alike.' - UC Magazine