The World of Fashion: Jay Diamond, Ellen Diamond. - m
Authors: Anne Brennan, Jane Witte, Alison Harrington McCabe, Susan J. Smith
Format: Hard Cover, 400 PP, 8 x 10
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Provides students with everything they need to explore, research, communicate about and reflect on the Canadian and global fashion industry. It includes
Multiple opportunities for students to develop and apply research and inquiry skills by:
• investigating topics related to fashion
• exploring real-world examples of Canadians who work in the industry
• processing information (problem solving, decision making and analysis) through critical thinking articles and a cumulative research project
• communicating about and reflecting upon their knowledge and understanding
Engaging and accessible topics with real Canadian industry examples, statistics and profiles such as:
• textiles and the textile industry
• how fashion designers create their products
• factors that influence fashion trends
• business aspects of the fashion industry, including the impact of marketing on consumer behaviour
• the impact of globalization on the industry
This Student Resource is designed to be used with The World of Fashion Teacher Resource.
Table of Contents
How To Use This Book Introduction
Part 1: What Is Fashion?
Chapter 1: Defining Fashion
What Is Fashion?
Why Do People Wear Clothes?
What Do Clothing Choices Tell Us About a Person?
Chapter 2: Fashion and Culture
Out of Africa
The South Asian Connection
The East Asian Influence
Latin American Style
Body Adornment and Modification
Chapter 3: Media and Fashion
How Media Influences Attitudes About Beauty
Part 2: Fashion Design and Creative Expression
Chapter 4: The Elements of Design
The Element of Colour
The Element of Texture
The Element of Line
The Element of Shape
Chapter 5: The Principles of Design
Applying Design Principles to Body Shape
Applying Design Principles to Body Frame
Part 3: Tools and Techniques
Chapter 6: Sewing Tools
The Domestic Sewing Machine
The Domestic Serger
Domestic Sewing Tools
Chapter 7: Skills and Techniques
Part 4: Textiles
Chapter 8: Fibres, Fabrics, and Finishes
Chapter 9: Textile Production
The Globalization of Textile Production
Chapter 10: Towards a Sustainable Industry
What Does Greening Mean?
How Sustainable Are Raw Materials?
How Sustainable Are the Processes?
How Sustainable Are the Working Conditions?
How Sustainable Is the Carbon Footprint?
Part 5: History of Fashion
Chapter 11: The Emergence of Fashion
The Dress of Early Civilizations
Early Tools and Techniques
The Changing World
Changing Styles in Europe
Chapter 12: The Industrialization of Fashion
The Industrial Revolution
The Second Wave of Innovation
Chapter 13: The Modernization of Fashion
The Birth of Haute Couture
Changing Status and Role of Women
Two Wars and a Great Depression
The Impact of Sport and Leisure
Mid-Century to Present Day
Part 6: Business of Fashion
Chapter 14: From Runway to Ready-to-Wear
Creating Fashion Trends
Haute Couture and Marketing
Influential Fashion Designers
International Fashion Centres
Canadian Fashion Centres
Chapter 15: Clothing Specialized Markets
People With Disabilities
Part 7: Fashion Marketing
Chapter 16: Trends and Cycles
Fashion Production Levels
Chapter 17: The Informed Consumer
Understanding the Marketing Mix
Fashion Promotion for a Social Conscience
Part 8: Globalization of Fashion
Chapter 18: Social Responsibility in the Global Marketplace
What Is Globalization?
The Impact of Globalization
Fashion With a Social Conscience