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Systeme De La Mode

Author : Roland Barthes
ISBN : 0520071778
Genre : Health & Fitness
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On semiotics, fashion and philosophy
Category: Health & Fitness

Information Systems For The Fashion And Apparel Industry

Author : Tsan-Ming Jason Choi
ISBN : 9780081005804
Genre : Computers
File Size : 24.43 MB
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Information Systems for the Fashion and Apparel Industry brings together trends and developments in fashion information systems, industrial case-studies, and insights from an international team of authors. The fashion and apparel industry is fast-growing and highly influential. Computerized information systems are essential to support fashion business operations and recent developments in social media, mobile commerce models, radio frequency identification (RFID) technologies, and ERP systems are all driving innovative business measures in the industry. After an introductory chapter outlining key decision points and information requirements in fast fashion supply chains, Part One focuses on the principles of fashion information systems, with chapters covering how decision making in the apparel supply chains can be improved through the use of fuzzy logic, RFID technologies, evolutionary optimization techniques, and artificial neural networks. Part Two then reviews the range of applications for information systems in the fashion and apparel industry to improve customer choice, aid design, implement intelligent forecasting and procurement systems, and manage inventory and returns. Provides systematic and comprehensive coverage of information systems for the fashion and apparel industry Combines recent developments and industrial best-practices in apparel supply chain management in order to meet the needs of the fashion and apparel industry professionals and academics Features input from a team of highly knowledgeable authors with a range of professional and academic experience, overseen by an editor who is a leading expert in the field Reviews the range of applications for information systems in the fashion and apparel industry to improve customer choice, aid design, implement intelligent forecasting and procurement systems, and manage inventory and returns
Category: Computers

Fashion Zeitgeist

Author : Barbara Vinken
ISBN : UOM:39015063246931
Genre : Design
File Size : 68.21 MB
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"Looking at some of the most influential designers of the twentieth century, Barbara Vinken considers the politics and philosophies that have been the driving forces directing their sense of style."--Jacket.
Category: Design

The Fashion Show

Author : Gill Stark
ISBN : 9781350031388
Genre : Design
File Size : 34.59 MB
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Take up your all-access pass to one of the most dynamic areas of the international fashion industry. Lavishly illustrated and packed with industry insights, The Fashion Show is the must-have guide to showing off a collection. You will learn about: The context of the fashion show and its significance for brands, designers, journalists and others working in the fashion industry; How a fashion show is produced, everything from agreeing a vision to casting the models to setting up backstage; What happens on show day, and how to use the impact of your show. Future fashion designers, fashion marketers, fashion managers, fashion PRs – and creative practitioners looking to learn more about this fascinating part of the industry, you are cordially invited to join Gill Stark in the front row of The Fashion Show.
Category: Design

Handbook Of Semiotics

Author : Winfried Nöth
ISBN : 0253209595
Genre : Literary Criticism
File Size : 29.6 MB
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"This is the most systematic discussion of semiotics yet published. - "Choice". "A bravura performance..." - Thomas Sebeok. "Mapping a discipline as new as semiotics is more than an exercise in compilation and description. It involves substantive choices regarding the taxonomy and dimensions of the filed as a whole. N'th succeeds admirably in this formidable undertaking." - "Library Journal". "N'th's handbook is an outstanding encyclopedia that provides first-rate information on many facets of sign-related studies, research results, and applications." - "Social Sciences in General". "N'th's book is a remarkable survey of the incredibly broad field of semiotics...For those who desire a comprehensive survey of this diverse field, N'th's book is unsurpassed." - "Library Quarterly". N'th's ambitious work covers the field of semiotics from Aesthetics to Zoosemiotics. Organized in eight parts, it contains sixty-five encyclopedic articles, a consolidated bibliography of almost 3,000 titles, an index of names, and an index of terms." - COPAC.
Category: Literary Criticism

Social Media For Fashion Marketing

Author : Wendy K. Bendoni
ISBN : 9781474233330
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 49.74 MB
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Social Media for Fashion Marketing uses cutting edge case studies and detailed interviews to show how the business of fashion is changing in the digital landscape. Bendoni (@BendoniStyle) also considers the psychological impact of being a hyper-connected consumer and the generational gaps in social media communication. Using academic research, alongside her 25 years of fashion marketing experience, Bendoni offers a clear picture of the changing narrative of storytelling, social confirmation, digital nesting and how to use data to shape a brand's online presence. With practical and critical thinking activities to hone your skills into professional practice, this is the ultimate guide to social marketing, promotion, SEO, branding and communication. Featured topics - Rules of Digital Storytelling - Rethinking Gamification - Strategic Digital Marketing - The Role of Citizen Journalists - The Social Media Looking Glass - World of Influencer Marketing - Visual Consumption Economy - Global Perspective of Social Media
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Key Concepts For The Fashion Industry

Author : Andrew Reilly
ISBN : 9780857853677
Genre : Design
File Size : 73.74 MB
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Key Concepts for the Fashion Industry is the first concise and accessible overview of fashion theories for students on any fashion course. Providing an easy understanding of the core concepts, from scarcity to conformity, this book offers clear, practical examples and accessible case studies, making complex theory easy to digest. All fashion students need a basic understanding of how a style becomes a fashion and how this spreads or declines, whether they are studying fashion design, merchandising or any other fashion course. Containing student-friendly features such as discussion questions, activities and further reading, this book is essential reading for all students studying across all areas of fashion.
Category: Design

The Language Of Fashion

Author : Roland Barthes
ISBN : 9781472534323
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Roland Barthes was one of the most widely influential thinkers of the 20th Century and his immensely popular and readable writings have covered topics ranging from wrestling to photography. The semiotic power of fashion and clothing were of perennial interest to Barthes and The Language of Fashion - now available in the Bloomsbury Revelations series - collects some of his most important writings on these topics. Barthes' essays here range from the history of clothing to the cultural importance of Coco Chanel, from Hippy style in Morocco to the figure of the dandy, from colour in fashion to the power of jewellery. Barthes' acute analysis and constant questioning make this book an essential read for anyone seeking to understand the cultural power of fashion.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Fashion And Age

Author : Julia Twigg
ISBN : 9781472520111
Genre : Design
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Throughout history certain forms and styles of dress have been deemed appropriate - or more significantly, inappropriate - for people as they age. Older women in particular have long been subject to social pressure to tone down, to adopt self-effacing, covered-up styles. But increasingly there are signs of change, as older women aspire to younger, more mainstream, styles, and retailers realize the potential of the 'grey market'. Fashion and Age is the first study to systematically explore the links between clothing and age, drawing on fashion theory and cultural gerontology to examine the changing ways in which age is imagined, experienced and understood in modern culture through the medium of dress. Clothes lie between the body and its social expression, and the book explores the significance of embodiment in dress and in the cultural constitution of age. Drawing on the views of older women, journalists and fashion editors, and clothing designers and retailers, it aims to widen the agenda of fashion studies to encompass the everyday dress of the majority, shifting the debate about age away from its current preoccupation with dependency, towards a fuller account of the lived experience of age. Fashion and Age will be of great interest to students of fashion, material culture, sociology, sociology of age, history of dress and to clothing designers.
Category: Design

Fashion Ology

Author : Yuniya Kawamura
ISBN : 9781474278492
Genre : Design
File Size : 39.16 MB
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This new edition of a classic work offers a concise introduction to the sociology of fashion, and demystifies the workings of the fashion system. From the origins of fashion studies and the difference between clothing and fashion, through to an examination of 21st century subcultures, and the impact of the digital age on designers, Fashion-ology explores fashion as a global, social construct. With accessible overviews of key debates, issues and perspectives, the book provides a complete exploration of the field, and features a wide range of international case studies which bring the theory to life. Updated with two new chapters on subcultures and the impact of technology, along with guides to further reading and a student guide to sociological research in fashion, this is essential reading for anyone studying fashion, sociology, anthropology, and cultural studies.
Category: Design