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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!

Fashion Buying and Merchandising The Fashion Buyer in a Digital Society

Fashion Buying and Merchandising The Fashion Buyer in a Digital Society

Fashion buying and merchandising has changed dramatically over the last 20 years. Aspects such as the advent of new technologies, the changing nature of the industry into one that is faster-paced than ever before, as well as the shift towards more ethical and sustainable practices have resulted in a dramatic change of the roles. As a result, contemporary fast fashion retailers do not follow the traditional buying cycle processes step by step, critical paths are wildly different, and there has been a huge increase in 'in-season buying' as a response to heightened consumer demand. This textbook is a comprehensive guide to 21st-century fashion buying and merchandising, considering fast fashion, sustainability, ethical issues, omnichannel retailing and computer-aided design. It presents an up-to-date buying cycle that reflects key aspects of fashion buying and merchandising, as well as in-depth explanations of fashion product development, trend translation and sourcing. It applies theoretical and strategic business models to buying and merchandising that have traditionally been used in marketing and management. This book is ideal for all fashion buying and merchandising students, specifically second and final year undergraduate as well as MA/MSc fashion courses. It will also be useful to academics and practitioners who wish to gain a greater understanding of the industry today.

Fashion Buying and Merchandising The Fashion Buyer in a Digital Society

Fashion Buying and Merchandising The Fashion Buyer in a Digital Society

Fashion buying and merchandising has changed dramatically over the last 20 years. Aspects such as the advent of new technologies, the changing nature of the industry into one that is faster-paced than ever before, as well as the shift towards more ethical and sustainable practices have resulted in a dramatic change of the roles. As a result, contemporary fast fashion retailers do not follow the traditional buying cycle processes step by step, critical paths are wildly different, and there has been a huge increase in 'in-season buying' as a response to heightened consumer demand. This textbook is a comprehensive guide to 21st-century fashion buying and merchandising, considering fast fashion, sustainability, ethical issues, omnichannel retailing and computer-aided design. It presents an up-to-date buying cycle that reflects key aspects of fashion buying and merchandising, as well as in-depth explanations of fashion product development, trend translation and sourcing. It applies theoretical and strategic business models to buying and merchandising that have traditionally been used in marketing and management. This book is ideal for all fashion buying and merchandising students, specifically second and final year undergraduate as well as MA/MSc fashion courses. It will also be useful to academics and practitioners who wish to gain a greater understanding of the industry today.

Pretty Good Advice For People Who Dream Big and Work Harder

Pretty Good Advice For People Who Dream Big and Work Harder

Author: Leslie Blodgett Format: Hardback Release Date: 07/04/2020

Straight talk and tough love on power, beauty, and the art of the sale Called the Queen of Beauty and the most influential lone woman to impact the beauty industry since Estee Lauder by the New York Times, Leslie Blodgett's story is anything but ordinary. As the CEO of the struggling Bare Escentuals, Blodgett shifted the company's focus and launched bareMinerals. In a move that would revolutionize the beauty industry, she went on QVC and sold $45,000 worth of makeup in the first six minutes. Before long, she was selling $1.4 million an hour. In 2006 Blodgett took the company public in one of the largest cosmetic IPOs of the decade, and in 2010 the company was acquired by Shiseido for $1.8 billion. Pretty Good Advice provides beauty secrets, business tips, life lessons, and lots of personal stories. Some ideas are common sense. Some are pretty unconventional. Most importantly, everything in this book is honest, all tried (and sometimes failed) by Blodgett. Fun, frank, and filled with actionable advice, Pretty Good Advice is a glimpse into the unlikely story of a successful beauty executive who approached her work and life a little bit differently.

The Fashion Industry and Its Careers An Introduction

The Fashion Industry and Its Careers An Introduction

Author: Michele M. (Independent Scholar, USA) Granger Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/03/2020

The Fashion Industry and Its Careers, 3rd Edition, offers an exploration of the fashion industry - from raw materials to marketing to the ultimate consumer - and explores fashion careers across the board. For each career covered, readers will learn about what to expect on the job, required education and training, and the relationship of the role to the industry as a whole. The third edition is fully updated with recent developments in technology, world economics and globalization and effects on industry sectors and career opportunities. Through current, applied industry information and personal assessments throughout, students gain a critical understanding of what careers match their aptitudes, skill sets, and interests - and how to begin down a path to a successful career in the fashion industry. New to this edition: -In-depth job descriptions for a wider range of careers expanded to include Marketing Director, Product Marketing Manager, Brand Marketing Manager, Digital Marketing Manager, Web Site Marketing Personnel, Creative Art Director, Copy Writer, Customer Service and Customer Relationship Management (CRM) Staff in Chapter 9; and Digital Media Artist, Graphic Designer, Fashion Journalist, and Fashion Blogger in Chapter 12. -New Profiles are presented at the conclusion of chapters-from young executives and entrepreneurs, such as freelance trend forecaster and fashion entrepreneur Erin Burke (Chapter 11), Marivi Avalos Monarrez, Chief Marketing Officer and Managing Director for Asia at Fashionbi (Chapter 9), and Mandy Raines-Cordia, Women's Contemporary Apparel Buyer for Zappos.com (Chapter 10); to legends and true teachers, like David Wolfe, Creative Director of The Doneger Group (Chapter 1), fashion journalist Robin Givhan (Chapter 12), and fashion educator Dr. Catherine Amoroso Leslie at Kent State University (Chapter 14).* -Organizational changes to the unit structure align the content with current industry practice and emphasize career areas with the greatest growth potential. New Chapter 12 familiarizes readers with the growing career sector of digital media and visual communication. -A fully updated photo program contains more than 75 new photographs and a 16-page color insert of all-new full color images. -Social Media Strikes boxes interspersed throughout the text explore how social media trends are integrated into the various levels of the industry and describe the impact of Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram, Linked In, and more. -Case Studies in Career Exploration showcase profiles of companies, interviews with individuals, industry scenarios, and insider tips -The Job Search boxes feature sample advertisements for actual positions in fields discussed within each chapter

Slow Fashion Aesthetics Meets Ethics

Slow Fashion Aesthetics Meets Ethics

Author: Safia Minney Format: Hardback Release Date: 14/02/2020

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.

Fashion Marketing Management

Fashion Marketing Management

Author: V. Ramesh Babu, A. Arunraj Format: Hardback Release Date: 09/02/2020

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.

Costing for the Fashion Industry

Costing for the Fashion Industry

Author: Nathalie Evans, Michael Jeffrey, Susan (Manchester Metropolitan University, UK) Craig Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/02/2020

Costing for the Fashion Industry is a practical, easy-to-use guide to the manufacture, sourcing and risk management methods essential to make a new fashion business venture financially viable. Each chapter focuses on a theme, such as entrepreneurship, time constraints, global awareness and new markets and sourcing, alongside practical exercises and detailed industry case studies to put the theory into context. This second edition explores capital investment decisions, the changing nature of cost and the importance of global awareness and new markets, as well as expanded coverage of internationalization strategies for SMEs.

Costing for the Fashion Industry

Costing for the Fashion Industry

Costing for the Fashion Industry is a practical, easy-to-use guide to the manufacture, sourcing and risk management methods essential to make a new fashion business venture financially viable. Each chapter focuses on a theme, such as entrepreneurship, time constraints, global awareness and new markets and sourcing, alongside practical exercises and detailed industry case studies to put the theory into context. This second edition explores capital investment decisions, the changing nature of cost and the importance of global awareness and new markets, as well as expanded coverage of internationalization strategies for SMEs.

Fashion Design A Guide to the Industry and the Creative Process

Fashion Design A Guide to the Industry and the Creative Process

Author: Denis Antoine Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/01/2020

This introduction to fashion is aimed at students of fashion design across the world. By following the design process, from historical and commercial industry context to final collection presentation, the book provides a clear guide for students as they discover what designing for fashion entails. Along the way they will explore a wide variety of hands-on, creative methodologies of design ideation, development and presentation. Supported by inspirational visual content - fashion photography, fashion illustration, sketchbook artwork, technical drawings and infographics - and case studies, the book offers a unique overview of the fashion industry.

Glitter Dot-Grid Marilyn

Glitter Dot-Grid Marilyn

Author: Gilbert Pepper Format: Notebook / blank book Release Date: 01/01/2020

Girl with a point Blank Notebook

Girl with a point Blank Notebook

Author: Gilbert Pepper Format: Notebook / blank book Release Date: 14/12/2019

Girl with a point Large Blank Notebook

Girl with a point Large Blank Notebook

Author: Gilbert Pepper Format: Notebook / blank book Release Date: 14/12/2019