This text sets out to explain fashion design and product development as an integrated process the function of which is to market a continuous stream of garments at a profit. It explores materials, manufacture, costs, quality and the organization of the design and development process. The book is aimed at students of BTEC courses in clothing, CFI diploma and degree courses in clothing, management technologists in the clothing business, and members of retail buying departments.
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(243mm x 171mm x 11mm)
Blackwell Science Ltd
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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Author Biography - Harold Carr
Harold Carr joined the clothing industry after graduating from Cambridge University and worked in a number of production management jobs in London, Nottingham and Scotland. He began learning at the London College of Fashion in 1969. He is the author of several books on the clothing industry, including The Technology of Clothing Manufacture, which he co-wrote with Barbara Latham. John Pomcroy became involved in the textile and clothing area on joining ICI Fibres after graduating with a research degree in chemistry. He later worked as a clothing factory manager and as a buying controller for a leading chain store group, before becoming a lecturer at the Polytechnic of the South Bank and the London College of Fashion.