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CMU / FASHION MERCHANDISING & DESIGN (FMD) / FMD 256 / What is the style that is accepted and used by the majority of a group

What is the style that is accepted and used by the majority of a group

What is the style that is accepted and used by the majority of a group

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School: Central Michigan University
Department: FASHION MERCHANDISING & DESIGN (FMD)
Course: Introduction to Fashion Industry
Professor: Ian mull
Term: Fall 2015
Tags: Fashion, merchandising, and FMD
Cost: 25
Name: FMD 256, Week 1 Notes
Description: These notes cover the lecture that was given in class on Thursday 9/1
Uploaded: 09/02/2016
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FMD 256, Week 1 Notes

~Importance of FashionDon't forget about the age old question of juanita makes $16 an hour at work. she has to take time off work to purchase her suit, so each hour away from work costs her $16 in lost income. assume that returning to work takes juanita the same amount of time as getting to a store and that it takes he

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-Great impact on economy.

    ↪ because fashion is a business.

-includes cosmetics, fragrances and home furnishingsDon't forget about the age old question of How can you interpret data from standard deviation?

-dress based on cultural influences.

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The Fashion Business Includes:

        -design, manufacturing, distribution, marketing, merchandising, retailing, advertising, communications, publishing, consulting.

~The Terminology of FashionDon't forget about the age old question of Define a Relational Schema Diagram.

    -Fashion: a style that is accepted and used by the majority of a group at any one time

    -Style: •distinctive characteristics

           •unique quality

    -every style is not a fashionDon't forget about the age old question of What is branch of Economics that looks at the operation of the nation’s economy as a whole?

         ↪ but every fashion is a style.

    -fashion disseminates

    -cultural appropriation: taking something from another culture, it affects you differently than them

    -High Fashion/Limited

        ↪ new styles with limited acceptance by fashion leaders sold @ high prices

-Mass Fashion (fast Fashion)

   ↪ large acceptance, produced and sold in large quantities @ moderate prices.

-Fashion  Trends (direction)

   ↪ up, stable, down

~James Laver (Fashion Historian)

      -”...clothes… used as a compromise between exhibitionism and modesty.”

           ↪ newly exposed parts are erogenous

      -Hierarchical Principle: dressing to indicate your social status

      -Utility Principle: dressing for function

      -Seduction Principle: dressing to attract a mate.

      -Design: variations of a style.

        •individual interpretations of same style

        •color, fabrics, detail

        •aesthetic, functional, economic and social dimensions

    -Taste: an opinion that something is Fashionable

    -Classics: a style that continues to be accepted over an extended period of time.

        •acceptance endures for several seasons, even longer.

        

                

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