9781563675805

Fashion : The Industry and Its Careers

  • ISBN 13:

    9781563675805

  • ISBN 10:

    1563675803

  • Edition: Illus.
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 07/24/2007
  • Publisher: Fairchild Books
  • Newer Edition

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Summary

Considering a career in fashion? This exciting and dynamic industry presents a wide range of different possible career choices. But without being on the inside, it's difficult to determine exactly what a designer does-or a textile manufacturer, wholesaler, illustrator, model, product developer, journalist, or retailer. Fashion: The Industry and its Careers is the introductory text that answers those questions. Students will learn what to expect on the job, the education and training required for each type of position, how each job relates to the industry as a whole-and prospects for the future. Examples of companies and working professionals provide further insight. From apparel and accessories to merchandising, public relations, and trend forecasting, this book is a thorough and informative exploration of fashion careers across the board. Features -- Photos and illustrations of working environments and professionals -- Boxed sidebars featuring industry success stories -- Key terms highlighted in bold -- Glossary and appendices with actual job descriptions -- Instructor's Guide provides suggestions for planning the course and using the text in the classroom

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