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Fashion, 7th Edition

Fashion, 7th Edition
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By: Mary G. Wolfe

ISBN: 978-1-63126-447-4
Format: Hardcover
Copyright: ©2018
Subject: Clothing and Fashion
Grade Level: 9-12
Retail Price: $106.64
School Price: $79.98


The new edition of Fashion gives your students an in-depth look at the exciting world of fashion. This colorful text is designed for non-laboratory textile and clothing courses. Hundreds of contemporary images illustrate concepts and enhance learning. Updated information paints for students a current picture of the fashion scene. Fashion can help your students become future employees in fashion-related businesses.
  • Help students understand today’s apparel industry and learn the skills needed to become more attuned to consumer concerns.
  • Explore globalization and current trends for textile companies, apparel manufacturers, retailers, and consumers, including industry-wide collaboration, omni-channel retailing, and cross-channel shopping.
  • Analyze how the availability of information online is changing fashion firms’ product development, promotion, and selling techniques and how apps and social media affect consumer comparison shopping and buying practices.
  • Weigh the dilemma of imports, environmental sustainability, and ethical and social issues about companies when buying their goods.
  • Expose students to career clusters and the many career opportunities within the apparel industry.

Previous Edition
Fashion!, 6th Edition

Table of Contents

Clothes and Fashion
  1. The Why of Clothes
  2. Knowing About Fashion
  3. Garment Styles and Parts

Apparel Industries
  4. The Development of Fashion
  5. The Textile Industry and Home Sewing Patterns
  6. Apparel Production
  7. Fashion Promotion and Retailing

Textiles: The Science of Apparel
  8. Textile Fibers and Yarns
  9. Fabric Construction and Finishes

Design: The Art of Apparel
10. The Element of Color
11. More Elements of Design
12. Principles of Design
Consumers of Clothing
13. Wardrobe Considerations
14. Wardrobe Planning
15. Being a Smart Consumer
16. Making the Right Purchase
17. Apparel for People with Special Needs
18. Caring for Clothes

Apparel Industry Careers
19. A Career for You
20. Careers in the Textile Industry
21. Careers in Apparel Design and Production
22. Fashion Merchandising and Other Retail Industry Careers
23. Careers in Fashion Promotion
24. Other Careers and Entrepreneurial Opportunities

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Online Text, 1yr. Individual Subscription
   sample Front Matter (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Clothing and Fashion)
   sample Chapter 1 (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Clothing and Fashion)
   sample Chapter 7 (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Clothing and Fashion)
Companion Website
   sample View Site (www.g-wlearning.com, Clothing and Fashion)
  Note: Sample file quality has been reduced to allow for Internet streaming and viewing.


Pre-PAC Correlations
   PDF Fashion, Textiles, and Apparel (PDF, 488 KB)
Fashion Design Studio
  Note: Correlation files may not be available for all listed courses.

About Author(s)

Mary G. Wolfe - has worked in all segments of the fashion industry, from textiles research to retail sales. She designed for a national sportswear firm before opening her own apparel business. She gained recognition as the personal fasion designer for the wife of a U.S. Vice President. As a consultant to several garment manufacturers, she has assisted with collection designs and pattern specifications.

Mary received the Outstanding Faculty Member Award for her teaching of fashion-related courses at the University of Delaware. She has been a New Jersey Woman of the Year and has been listed in Outstanding Young Women of America and National Dean's List. Mary is the author of Fashion and Fashion Marketing & Merchandising. She received her bachelor's degree in Textiles and Clothing from Iowa State University and her master's degree in General Business (M.B.A.) from West Chester University of Pennsylvania.


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