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The World of Fashion: Jay Diamond, Ellen Diamond. - m

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Authors: Anne Brennan, Jane Witte, Alison Harrington McCabe, Susan J. Smith
Copyright: 2014
ISBN: 9781926966403
Format: Hard Cover, 400 PP, 8 x 10
Price: .00

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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
Aboriginal Inspiration
Body Adornment and Modification

Chapter 3: Media and Fashion

Print
Film
Television
Music
The Internet
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

Proportion
Balance
Repetition
Radiation
Gradation
Emphasis
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
Sewing Notions

Chapter 7: Skills and Techniques

Taking Measurements
Using Patterns
Construction Techniques
Textile Arts
Commercial Design

Part 4: Textiles

Chapter 8: Fibres, Fabrics, and Finishes

Fibres
Fabrics
Finishes
Industry Trends

Chapter 9: Textile Production

Spinning
Manufacturing
Finishing
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
Continued Innovation

Part 6: Business of Fashion

Chapter 14: From Runway to Ready-to-Wear

Creating Fashion Trends
Market Segments
Brand Marketing
Consumer Behaviour
Haute Couture and Marketing
Influential Fashion Designers
International Fashion Centres
Canadian Fashion Centres

Chapter 15: Clothing Specialized Markets

Children
Seniors
People With Disabilities
Athletes
Petite
Plus-Size
Maternity

Part 7: Fashion Marketing

Chapter 16: Trends and Cycles

Fashion Markets
Fashion Production Levels
Fashion Cycles
Fashion Adoption
Fashion Marketing

Chapter 17: The Informed Consumer

Understanding the Marketing Mix
Fashion Promotion
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

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