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See below for a selection of the latest books from Fashion & beauty industries category. Presented with a red border are the Fashion & beauty industries books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading. With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Fashion & beauty industries books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!

Supreme Models:Iconic Black Women Who Revolutionized Fashion Iconic Black Women Who Revolutionized Fashion

Supreme Models:Iconic Black Women Who Revolutionized Fashion Iconic Black Women Who Revolutionized Fashion

Author: Marcellas Reynolds Format: Hardback Release Date: 08/10/2019

The first-ever book celebrating black models, filled with revealing essays, interviews, and stunning photographs To date, there has never been a book devoted exclusively to black models. Supreme Models fills that void, paying tribute to black models past and present: from the first to be featured in catalogs and on magazine covers, like Iman, Beverly Johnson, and Donyale Luna, to the supermodels who reigned in the nineties-Tyra Banks and Naomi Campbell. The book also observes the newest generation of models-Adwoa Aboah, Jourdan Dunn, and Joan Smalls-who are shaking up the fashion industry by speaking out about racial prejudice and becoming social media sensations. Written by celebrity stylist and journalist Marcellas Reynolds, Supreme Models features more than 70 women from the last 60 years. The book is filled with gorgeous photographs of the women, and details their most memorable covers, campaigns, runway shows, and editorials. Black models have been influencing fashion and pop culture for decades, reshaping the standards and boundaries of beauty. Supreme Models is a celebration of their monumental impact.

Slow Fashion Aesthetics Meets Ethics

Slow Fashion Aesthetics Meets Ethics

Author: Safia Minney Format: Hardback Release Date: 13/09/2019

Safia Minney argues that the future of brick and mortar retail is in the best in fair trade, sustainable, and organic products, together with vintage, second hand, and local produce. Restorative economics, the well-being of our planet, and our bodies and minds can be inspired by this growing sector, one that is shaping big business. This book curates pioneering people and projects that will inspire you to be part of the change. International names include Livia Firth, Zandra Rhodes, and Lily Cole. American change-makers include Andrew Morgan, film-maker ('The True Cost', a ground-breaking documentary that asks us each to consider who pays the price for our clothing), and Dana Geffner (Fair World Project). With full color photography and elegant design, 'Slow Fashion' profiles the people bringing the alternatives to the mainstream: designers, labels, and eco-concept stores across the world; fair trade producers; campaigns that are re-designing the fashion economy and the fibers and fabrics which are making a difference.

Fashionopolis The Price of Fast Fashion - and the Future of Clothes

Fashionopolis The Price of Fast Fashion - and the Future of Clothes

Author: Dana Thomas Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/09/2019

'A gripping blockbuster ... Thomas researches meticulously and writes with simmering even-handed anger' Lisa Armstrong, TELEGRAPH. 'The definitive book on clothing and sustainability. Your new must-read' SUNDAY TIMES STYLE. An investigation into the damage wrought by the colossal clothing industry - and the grassroots, high tech, international movement fighting to reform it. What should I wear? It's one of the fundamental questions we ask ourselves every day. More than ever, we are told it should be something new. Today, the clothing industry churns out 80 billion garments a year and employs every sixth person on Earth. Historically, the apparel trade has exploited labour, the environment, and intellectual property - and in the last three decades, with the simultaneous unfurling of fast fashion, globalization, and the tech revolution, those abuses have multiplied exponentially - and primarily out of view. We are in dire need of an entirely new human-scale model. Bestselling journalist Dana Thomas has travelled the globe to discover the visionary designers and companies who are propelling the industry toward that more positive future by reclaiming traditional craft and launching cutting-edge sustainable technologies to produce better fashion. In Fashionopolis, Thomas sees renewal in a host of developments, including printing 3-D clothes, clean denim processing, smart manufacturing, hyperlocalism, fabric recycling - even lab-grown materials. From small-town makers and Silicon Valley whizzes to household names such as Stella McCartney, Levi's and Selfridges, Thomas highlights the companies big and small that are leading the crusade. We all have been casual about our clothes. It's time to get dressed with intention. Fashionopolis is the first comprehensive look at how to start.

Fashion Entrepreneurship The Creation of the Global Fashion Business

Fashion Entrepreneurship The Creation of the Global Fashion Business

Author: Neri (IESEG University, France) Karra Format: Hardback Release Date: 30/08/2019

The fashion business permeates our lives, influencing how we perceive and express ourselves in our environment. The brands and the firms that shaped this industry have, in many ways, defined the fashion business. This book provides the first authoritative history of the global fashion industry, from its emergence to the present day, with a focus on the entrepreneurs at the nucleus of many of the world's influential brands. It shows how successive generations of entrepreneurs built and developed the brands too, democratizing access to fashion brands throughout the world. Today, the fashion industry is going through a revolution-one that, to date, has not been written about in academic literature. If we look at history, we can predict the trajectory of the revolution that is happening today and what it means for brands and businesses that have to make necessary adjustments. This book includes case studies and interviews that Neri Karra have conducted over 10 years with designers, managers, CEOs, and influential figures in fashion. It explores the emerging culture of street style and blogging, comparing that to the dawn of the nineteenth-century fashion brands and industry. Fashion has become a huge industry that not only affects our daily lives, but also has an impact on other non-fashion related industries. It is remarkable that so little has been written about the extraordinary people who turn fashion into a business. This book fills this void for students of fashion and the entrepreneurs that will shape the next generation of the fashion business.

Fashion Entrepreneurship The Creation of the Global Fashion Business

Fashion Entrepreneurship The Creation of the Global Fashion Business

Author: Neri (IESEG University, France) Karra Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/08/2019

The fashion business permeates our lives, influencing how we perceive and express ourselves in our environment. The brands and the firms that shaped this industry have, in many ways, defined the fashion business. This book provides the first authoritative history of the global fashion industry, from its emergence to the present day, with a focus on the entrepreneurs at the nucleus of many of the world's influential brands. It shows how successive generations of entrepreneurs built and developed the brands too, democratizing access to fashion brands throughout the world. Today, the fashion industry is going through a revolution-one that, to date, has not been written about in academic literature. If we look at history, we can predict the trajectory of the revolution that is happening today and what it means for brands and businesses that have to make necessary adjustments. This book includes case studies and interviews that Neri Karra have conducted over 10 years with designers, managers, CEOs, and influential figures in fashion. It explores the emerging culture of street style and blogging, comparing that to the dawn of the nineteenth-century fashion brands and industry. Fashion has become a huge industry that not only affects our daily lives, but also has an impact on other non-fashion related industries. It is remarkable that so little has been written about the extraordinary people who turn fashion into a business. This book fills this void for students of fashion and the entrepreneurs that will shape the next generation of the fashion business.

The Korean Skincare Bible The Ultimate Guide to K-beauty

The Korean Skincare Bible The Ultimate Guide to K-beauty

Author: Lilin Yang, Leah Ganse, Sara Jimenez Format: Hardback Release Date: 06/08/2019

'The temple of Korean cosmetics' Vanity Fair'This book leaves no stone unturned when it comes to trying to help people achieve the perfect skin' Daily Mail Featured in Refinery29. This is the ultimate no-nonsense manual to daily Korean beauty care; in it you will find step-by-step morning and evening skincare routines, the best product advice and actionable tips on how to take care of your complexion. In this handbook, the experts in Korean cosmetics will also teach you how to use everyday beauty products, describe the natural ingredients that will best suit your skin type and give you advice on tried-and-tested Korean skincare regimes to make your skin glow. The Korean Skincare Bible will help you to feel truly confident in your own skin.Chapters: The history of Korean beauty The importance of caring for your skin Korean beauty products The Korean beauty routine Natural ingredients in Korean beauty Natural beauty K-beauty do's and don'ts Korean beauty trends Korean skincare answers Korean skincare tips for men Korean beauty travel tips

Fashion Marketing Management

Fashion Marketing Management

Author: V. Ramesh Babu, A. Arunraj Format: Hardback Release Date: 11/07/2019

Focusing on fashion, apparel and retail merchandising, this book starts with an Introduction to the apparel business, then leads on to an examination of marketing, fashion, apparel, and retail merchandising, including costing and procedures and documentation needed for export. This book will be invaluable for all textile and fashion students on both undergraduate and postgraduate courses. It outlines the guideline and basics to the students about the activities of marketing and merchandising in apparel industry.

The Fashion Business Reader

The Fashion Business Reader

Author: Joseph H. (Drexel University, USA) II Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 13/06/2019

The Fashion Business Reader is the first comprehensive anthology of classic and cutting-edge writings on the global fashion business, from production to consumption. Bringing together a rich interdisciplinary and international range of writings in one volume, this essential text encompasses creative, theoretical, and practical approaches from scholarship spanning business, the social sciences, arts, and humanities. As well as extracts from ground-breaking journal articles, book chapters, and other key writings, the reader includes several newly commissioned articles on contemporary themes and methodological approaches. Each section of the volume contains an introduction by an expert scholar plus a guide to further reading, and each individual extract is introduced so that readers can place important writings in context. This is an essential course text for students on a wide range of fashion and business courses and a one-stop authoritative reference for scholars and professionals.

The Fashion Business Reader

The Fashion Business Reader

Author: Joseph H. (Drexel University, USA) II Format: Hardback Release Date: 13/06/2019

The Fashion Business Reader is the first comprehensive anthology of classic and cutting-edge writings on the global fashion business, from production to consumption. Bringing together a rich interdisciplinary and international range of writings in one volume, this essential text encompasses creative, theoretical, and practical approaches from scholarship spanning business, the social sciences, arts, and humanities. As well as extracts from ground-breaking journal articles, book chapters, and other key writings, the reader includes several newly commissioned articles on contemporary themes and methodological approaches. Each section of the volume contains an introduction by an expert scholar plus a guide to further reading, and each individual extract is introduced so that readers can place important writings in context. This is an essential course text for students on a wide range of fashion and business courses and a one-stop authoritative reference for scholars and professionals.

How to Set Up & Run a Fashion Label Third Edition

How to Set Up & Run a Fashion Label Third Edition

Author: Toby Meadows Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 20/05/2019

To run a successful fashion label you need to know about business as well as design. Packed with tips, case studies and tasks to help you analyse yourself, your market and your product, this book is for anyone wanting to start their own fashion business. Thoroughly revised for the social media age, with updated images throughout. With eight new case studies: AwaytoMars (Brazil/UK), FFM Dubai (UAE), Picture Organic (France), Vetta Capsule (US), ADAY, Farm, Olivia Burton (UK), and The Goods Department (Indonesia).

The Model Manifesto An A-Z Anti-Exploitation Manual for the Fashion Industry

The Model Manifesto An A-Z Anti-Exploitation Manual for the Fashion Industry

Author: Leanne Maskell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/05/2019