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Diary of my Happy Moments

by Diana - Avgusta Stauer

"Diary of my Happy Moments" is a unique book, that combines beauty, fashion, and emotions of very positive energy. It will share with you little secrets of style, health and beauty, told by the testimonial of...


Always In Fashion: From Clerk to CEO -- Lessons for Success in Business and in Life

by Mark Weber

An exclusive guided tour of the fashion industry--from the inside up

Mark Weber is the ultimate fashion insider. Starting his career as a clerk in a clothing store, he worked his way up to the "big time" in...


Why Fashion Matters

by Frances Corner

An illuminating introduction to the expanding influence of fashion from the perspectives of design, technology, sustainability, and business Fashion matters for the economy, to society, and to each of us personally....


The Medieval Broadcloth: Changing Trends in Fashions, Manufacturing and Consumption

by Kathrine Vestergard Pedersen & Marie-Louise Nosch

The eight papers presented here provide a useful introduction to medieval broadcloth, and an up-to-date synthesis of current research. The word broadcloth is nowadays used as an overall term for the woven textiles...


Process Control in Textile Manufacturing

by A Majumdar, A. Das & R Alagirusamy

Complex raw materials and manufacturing processes mean the textile industry is particularly dependent on good process control to produce high and consistent product quality. Monitoring and controlling process...


Workers' Rights and Labor Compliance in Global Supply Chains: Is a Social Label the Answer?

by Jennifer Bair, Doug Miller & Marsha Dickson

This book provides insight into the potential for the market to protect and improve labour standards and working conditions in global apparel supply chains. It examines the possibilities and limitations of market...


Amoskeag

by Tamara K. Hareven

Through the prism of one turn-of-the-century factory-city, Tamara Hareven and Randolph Langenbach have captured the historic experience of millions of Americans. We hear for the first time the eloquent voices—sometimes...


Fashion Brands: Branding Style from Armani to Zara

by Mark Tungate

Explore the popularization of fashion and how marketers and branding experts have turned clothes and accessories into objects of desire.


Montréal Chic: A Locational History of Montreal Fashion

by Katrina Sark

Montreal is à la mode. A fashionable city in its own right, it also boasts fashion schools, an industry packed with local designers and manufacturers, and a dynamic scene that exhibits local and international...


Sewing Success?

by Gladys López-Acevedo & Raymond Robertson

The end of the MFA was followed by rising apparel exports, falling prices, and a reallocation of production and employment between countries. There were also significant changes within countries. The first main...


Fashion Accessories Business

by Eileen Figure Sandlin & Entrepreneur magazine

A billion-dollar industry, fashion accessories offer a world of business possibilities for stylish entrepreneurs like you! From jewelry and handbags to scarves and hats, Entrepreneur covers the hottest accessories...


Start Your Own Fashion Accessories Business

by Entrepreneur Press & Eileen Figure Sandlin

Basic updating of resources and interviews with successful owners in the fashion accessories business. Trendy entrepreneurs learn how to create and sell their own accessories, buy wholesale accessories for resale...


ICONS

by Dodie Kazanjian

In Icons, Dodie Kazanjian, Vogue's irreverent art and fashion writer, takes us on a whirlwind tour of the ever-changing, always-glamorous world of style. Along the way, she uncovers how to get through life with...


Dress and Identity in British Literary Culture, 1870-1914

by Rosy Aindow

Rosy Aindow examines the way fiction registered and responded to the emergence of a modern fashion industry during the period 1870-1914. She traces the role played by dress in the formation of literary identities,...


Careers in Creative Industries

by Chris Mathieu

This book comprises current, original, empirical studies of career-making in theatre, music, film, TV, visual arts, fashion design, and architecture from Asia, Europe, and North America. This format facilitates...


The Fight for Ethical Fashion: The Origins and Interactions of the Clean Clothes Campaign

by Philip Balsiger

From consumer boycotts and buycotts to social movement campaigns, examples of individual and collective actors forging political struggles on markets are manifold. The clothing market has been a privileged site...


A Bazaar Life

by David Alliance

At the age of thirteen, David Alliance was taken out of school by his father and apprenticed into the Grand Bazaar in Tehran, where he learned the business skills that were to prove invaluable in one of the...


Fugitive Denim: A Moving Story of People and Pants in the Borderless World of Global Trade

by Rachel Louise Snyder

“A fascinating chronicle of the $55-billion-a-year global denim industry.” —David Futrelle, Los Angeles Times Rachel Louise Snyder reports from the far reaches of the multi-billion-dollar denim industry...


Fashion Logistics: Insights into the Fashion Retail Supply Chain

by John Fernie & David B. Grant

Fashion Logistics examines the principles and practices behind responsible fashion retailing and cost-effective supply chain management in the fashion industry.


The Farm At Black Hills

by Beverley Forrester

An engaging woman-against-the-odds story about an entrepreneurial South Island sheep farmer.When Beverley Forrester's beloved husband Jim died unexpectedly, not only did she have to deal with her grief, but...