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The World of Fashion, Paperback, 5 Edition by Diamond, Jay


Paperback: 5 Edition

Publication Date: 2013-01-30
Publisher: Fairchild Books
Paperback : 720 pages
Edition: 5 Edition
Author: Diamond, Jay
ISBN-10: 1609015274
ISBN-13: 9781609015275

Product Description The World of Fashion is the essential source for students who want to understand the fashion industry. Starting with an introduction to the history of fashion and its evolving role within the global marketplace, each chapter focuses on an aspect of the industry, from consumer behavior and fashion trends to textiles, product development, manufacturing, and merchandising. Each chapter has been fully updated to include new information and updated artwork. Fashion history has been updated to include current events and an added discussion of portfolio preparation provides complete coverage of careers in fashion. Unique chapters on the multicultural consumer and outsourcing fashion design, production, and management plus coverage of important industry trends such as social responsibility, eco-consciousness, social networking reflect the current state of the fashion industry. About the Author Jay Diamond is Professor Emeritus at Nassau Community College, USA, where he served as the Chair of the Fashion, Marketing, and Retailing Department as well as the Dean of Business. His honors include the Distinguished Professor of the State University of New York, as well as the first Distinguished Achievement Award at Nassau Community College. Diamond has written numerous textbooks on fashion, retailing, and marketing. Ellen Diamond is Professor Emerita at Nassau Community College in the Fashion, Marketing, and Retailing Department. She is an internationally recognized artist specializing in original acrylics on canvas and giclee prints. Her works are in public and private collections throughout the world.

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