Choosing a career in fashion? InFashion: Fun! Fame! Fortune! is an introduction as dynamic as the business itself. Students will learn about the big picture-fashion's history, cyclical nature, and development-and all about materials, producers, and retailing. Whether the plan is to be a designer, stylist, product developer, merchandiser, buyer, manufacturer, or entrepreneur, the various career paths available are woven into each chapter's structure so that students will learn how to accomplish their goals in today's fast-paced, ever-changing industry. Hundreds of examples and color illustrations bring this exciting world alive.
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Meet the Author
Elaine Stone is professor emerita at the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) and coordinator of the Enterprise Center at FIT, a business training resource for fashion industry professionals, designers, and artists. A member of the college's Fashion Merchandising Management Department since 1975, she brought to FIT extensive retail experience as a buyer, fashion director, merchandise manager, and corporate vice president of department, specialty, and chain stores. Stone was instrumental in setting new directions for both the AAS and BS degree programs at FIT and she was a lead member of teams that established educational liaisons for FIT with countries across Asia. Among the many awards she's received are the Small Business Leadership Award from the New York City Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the Paul L. Lomax Award for scholarship and leadership in business education from New York University, and a lifetime achievement award from the Department of Commerce.
• Part One: The Changing World of Fashion
• Part Two: The Primary Level: The Materials of Fashion
• Part Three: The Producers of Fashion
• Part Four: The Retail Level: The Markets of Fashion
• Conclusion: So You Want to be InFashion