Essays Tagged: "fashion industry"

Fashion and the trends to watch

direction my studies were going. One night at a party I met a young man and he told me how he was a fashion merchandising major and I became very interested in the subject. I had no idea you could maj ... r that TCU offered that as a major. We continued to talk and he began telling me about the upcoming fashion week in New York. He invited me to go with him the following month but I declined despite of ...

(3 pages) 196 1 4.3 Apr/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Design Arts

Women's Fashion and Cosmetics

The fashion industry makes up a large part of our economy. Tenbillion dollars a year is spent on cosmeti ... billion dollars a year is spent on cosmetics and skin-care productsalone. Some may think that these fashions and products help raisethe self-esteem of women and make them more successful. However,succ ... However,success is not based on appearance. We are judged by our hard workand achievements. Women's fashion and cosmetics serve to imprisonwomen rather than liberate them. Make-up is money and timecon ...

(2 pages) 175 1 2.7 Feb/1996

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Case Study: LI & FUNG.

competencies they must have is rapid delivery of product. Most of their larger clientele is in the fashion industry and the need for a fast turn around of the product is imperative. Each division is ...

(2 pages) 166 0 3.7 Jan/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Media: The Big Bad Wolf.

tely seven million teenage girls in America starve themselves daily in an effort to attain what the fashion industry dictates is the "ideal" figure (Durai). Why do these girls believe so deeply that t ... iful? These women are longing for self-approval through acceptance according to a stereotype set by fashion corporations. Why do girls literally kill themselves to attain a small, fragile body type? S ...

(6 pages) 52 0 1.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Sex and the city, a sexual revelution?

cessful women stay loveless on that sexy island Manhattan full of men?Carrie had been a muse to the fashion industry from the very start of the show, but now when it has come to an end, we had to wave ... Forget wedding dreams; Samantha isn't looking for mister right, she is looking for mister right now!Fashion fairytalesThe fashion world as we know it has been turned on its head over the past few year ...

(7 pages) 94 1 4.6 Nov/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Regional/Country Analysis-China

dy formed and you need only to smooth out the edges (Invention Road Map, 2007)?Product/ServiceWorld Fashion (WF) is a virtual global fashion provider, focused entirely on the fashion industry. Incorpo ... worldwide, WF has established a significant global presence. With unprecedented domain knowledge in fashion, apparel, WF offers specialized end-to-end fashion software solutions for the common consume ...

(9 pages) 58 0 3.5 May/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Global Operations Plan-"World Fashion"-China

try's brightest individuals. We are comprised of technological experts, business professionals, and fashion industry experts. Together, we have more than 100 years of experience in the fashion and ret ... industry.Our goal is to offer our Chinese consumers an alternative method for purchasing the latest fashions. We take ordinary catalogue shopping to a new level by offering a virtual online catalogue. ...

(28 pages) 263 2 4.8 May/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Pre-teen Fashion And The Role Of Women In Society

In today's fashion industry, the preteen stage is no longer a stepping stone for girls but an introduction to t ... ir sexuality or those that cover for religious reasons are thought of as oppressed, imprisoned. The fashion industry is exploiting the image of women by introducing them to a superficial world that va ... but one that is cheap and sleazy. These styles are a violation of innocence and female dignity.The fashion industry now recognizes less as more, even so that women who prefer to cover up their sexual ...

(2 pages) 11 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Weighing The Emotions

is the rising number of eating disorders. Individuals seek out the latest trends and fads that the fashion industry throws out, and what society sees is the glamour of being thin. I have been influen ...

(5 pages) 8 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Gianni Versace

Gianni Versace: Fashions Last Emperor: Gianni Versace was born in Reggio Calabria, Italy in 1946. Versace fo ... his mother until the age of 18. Working alongside his mother helped to bring his interest into the fashion industry. At the age of 25 he began freelance fashion designing. In 1978 Versace formed his ... e very successful, and his reputation grew, launching him an exciting career in the ever-developing fashion industry. As a modern day designer, Versace is known worldwide. "Versace's work is bo ...

(2 pages) 13 0 0.0 Dec/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Global Business and Technology

as announced a franchise agreement with a Middle East based retailer Al Tayer Group. Working with a fashion conscience culture Gap is predicting the Middle East market will have a positive impact on t ... oductions increased Gap Inc's market share and company exposure.In order to stay competitive in the fashion industry Gap began buying their merchandise from foreign countries. The risk Gap took by dec ...

(3 pages) 110 0 5.0 Jan/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Foreign & International Economics

Dolce and gabbana

Gabbana. Since the distinguished duo established they have become influential and innovative to the fashion industry. Their clothes signify a sanguine, sexy glamour, which, however raw, never over pow ... , 1962. Gabbana always had an admiration of clothing, but never fantasized becoming involved in the fashion industry, "Since I was a child I really liked fashion. When I was thirteen I was going to Fi ...

(3 pages) 884 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Anorexia And Society

o a store you are surroundd by the images of emaciated models that appear on the front cover of all fashion magazines.Thousands of young teenage girls are starving themselves this very minute trying t ... Thousands of young teenage girls are starving themselves this very minute trying to attain what the fashion industry considers the "ideal figure" The average model weighs 23% less than the average wom ...

(2 pages) 21 0 1.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Strategische Marketing

mpaign, to feature women together. It was featured in Mx Racks, as giveaway postcard ads.While most fashion brands use sexy models to sell their clothes, Benetton is known for its not-so-pretty, contr ... ys Benetton spokesman Mark Major. "There are not a lot of companies in OUT doing this." Despite the fashion industry's omnipresent use of sex to sell its merchandise - often "forgetting" to include th ...

(2 pages) 13 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Strategische Marketing

mpaign, to feature women together. It was featured in Mx Racks, as giveaway postcard ads.While most fashion brands use sexy models to sell their clothes, Benetton is known for its not-so-pretty, contr ... ys Benetton spokesman Mark Major. "There are not a lot of companies in OUT doing this." Despite the fashion industry's omnipresent use of sex to sell its merchandise - often "forgetting" to include th ...

(2 pages) 9 0 4.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Creativity Helps Hallmark “Send the Very Best” Can you motivate

mulating their employees to be creative. They travel across the country, visit museums, observe the fashion industry, and watch the auto industry for popular colors and styling. These are all great wa ...

(1 pages) 578 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

The Next American Idol

ty years Hip-Hop has become more than just a music genre. It is a culture that rules show business, fashion industry, and minds of millions of teenagers all over North America. And each culture always ... nclude: Notorious Entertainment; the Sean John clothing line, which was nominated by the Council of Fashion Designers of America for the prestigious Perry Ellis Menswear Award in both 2000 and 2001; J ...

(5 pages) 15 0 4.3 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Anorexia : Starving for Perfection

f 11 million Americans with an eating disorder 10 million are females. The models that are shown in fashion magazines or in runways are extremely thin. A study shows that most of these models have bod ... se 5'8 tall weigh between 125 and 164. Anorexia affects more and more young people every year. "The fashion industry's promotion of beauty as meaning stick thin is damaging to young girls' self image ...

(3 pages) 21 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Supply Chain Diagnostics & Complexity

IT Boosts Efficiency in Fashion Retailer-A Case Study in Hard Systems Approach ApplicationContents1. Summary…… ... ip;……………………1. SummaryNowadays more and more fashion retailers see the Internet and e-Business as a means of becoming more competitive, reducing ... educing costs and improving service to clients. As a system practitioner employed by a medium-sized fashion retail company, since the company has acknowledged the benefits of IT and E-business, this r ...

(9 pages) 50 0 0.0 Jul/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Coco Chanel: Designing Elegance and Beauty for Women across the World

The designs of Gabrielle “Coco” Chanel were some of the most influential fashions of the 1950s. Before World War II the brand name Chanel was just another high class designe ... and name Chanel was just another high class designer in Europe. Then, during the early forties, the fashion industry all but disappeared as women began to turn in their cashmere sweaters and sparkling ... 1971, the Chanel industry continued to thrive and still does today.In the early 1940s, the world of fashion came to a screeching halt as women were forced to sacrifice their elegant collections becaus ...

(4 pages) 27 0 3.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Design Arts