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  1. harmonythe sourcing of textiles and apparel comes from american suppliers because american suppliers offer the lowest costs due to production efficiencies

          

  2. truerecesssion causes a decline in children's apparel business

          

  3. during the 70s men wore colorful clothingspace, line, form, light, color, texture, pattern, aspects

          

  4. spaceempty area, garment balance, decieve perception, convex/concave lines, size, overlapping, closeness, density

          

  5. vanity sizingwhen designers opt to reinterpret select pieces from the signature lines while maintaining the style of the signature collection, the pieces are what

          

  6. trickle up theoryfashions are introduced by the lower class (youth, minorities, working class) then gain popularity with the more affluent consumers

          

  7. planned obselescenecontinual introduction of new and different styles, prints, colors, and fabrics

          

  8. falseempty area, garment balance, decieve perception, convex/concave lines, size, overlapping, closeness, density

          

  9. speed-to-marketempty area, garment balance, decieve perception, convex/concave lines, size, overlapping, closeness, density

          

  10. diffusionmotif, linr, element, direction

          

  11. fashion followersintro: innovators purchase from the retailers who "lead fashion"
    rise: fashion leaders purchase from traditional retailers in their "better" departments
    acceleration: followers purchase from traditional retailers in "moderate pricing"
    mass acceptance: followers purchase from the mass merchant
    decline: followers may purchase a few items at greatly reduced prices from discounters
    obsolescence: no one is buying

          

  12. fiber and yarn productionbeginning of the apparel supply chain

          

  13. consumer group betweens ages 8 and 12preteens

          

  14. trickle down theoryfashions are introduced by the wealthy members of society and then adopted by the masses

          

  15. the general direction in which fashion is movingtrend

          

  16. repetition, rythym, emphasis, proportion, scale, balance, harmony, and unitylist the children's apparel categories

          

  17. producer, manufacturer, wholesaler, retailer, ultimate consumerlist the supply chain in order

          

  18. falsebc of the vast diversity within the fashion industry, students do not need to know and understand the fundamentals of the industry as well as basic fashion terminology

          

  19. fashion cyclefollow trends that fashion innovators start

          

  20. lightdefines and locates lines; forms and surfaces; designers must control the surface the light strikes --> anticipate the light that hits the garment

          

  21. space, line, shape/form, light, color, pattern, textureelements of design (7)

          

  22. john t. malloy3:5 - aesthtic

          

  23. 1939slinky, form fitting bias cut dresses were popular when

          

  24. christian diorwhat designer introdcued the new look post ww2

          

  25. merchandisingright product at the right time, in the right quantity, at the right price

          

  26. texturefashion occurs in almost every aspect of life

          

  27. artifical obsolescencepeople wear more expensive branded pieces with trend-right items at fast-fashion

          

  28. purposes of fashionshow affluence, enhance youth, show superiority, express modern nature, create interest, relieve boredom, erotic appeal, gender differences, decoration, sense of identity, self-expression, gain support, equalize appearances,

          

  29. 1930syear DuPont Chemical company introduced nylon

          

  30. design processproblem identification-preliminary ideas-design refinement-prototype development-evaluationg and implementation

          

  31. emphasismarketers use fashion promotions with this to sell more fashion

          

  32. 1960sera panthyhose introduced

          

  33. limited contact with french couture housesbeginning of the apparel supply chain

          

  34. repetitioncomparative relationships, golden ration

          

  35. falsefashion is a reflection of the way of life at a given time

          

  36. rythymdefines and locates lines; forms and surfaces; designers must control the surface the light strikes --> anticipate the light that hits the garment

          

  37. maxi dressvisible and tangible quality; tactile of a surface and 3D substance; medium --> fiber content, yarn structure, finishes

          

  38. unique cultural segmentsfashions are introduced by the lower class (youth, minorities, working class) then gain popularity with the more affluent consumers

          

  39. current trend of childrens apparelincrease in the number of licensed products, increse in the influence of children on purchase decisions

          

  40. laver theorysingle fashion using adjectives, depending on how far removed the style is from its fashionable days- "timeline of acceptable days"

          

  41. principles of fashionrepetition, rhythm, emphasis, proportion, scale, balance, harmony, unity

          

  42. chase and flightlower classes chase (imitate) fashions of the upper class, who then fly to a newer fashion

          

  43. process of custom tailoring a man's clothing to his specific measurementslist the children's apparel categories

          

  44. auxiliary servicespractice used by higher-end clothing manufacturers where sizes are cut generously to allow a customer to purchase a size smaller

          

  45. truepopularity of wearing obvious status symbols waned in the 90s

          

  46. andres courregesintroduced a-line shift, above the knee hemlines, and white gogo boots of the 60s

          

  47. beatnikscounterculture who wore black and had a strong influence on hippies

          

  48. fashion design processproblem identification to premliminary ideas to design refinement to prototype development to evaluation to implementation

          

  49. truefashion is a reflection of the way of life at a given time

          

  50. shape/formpercieved boundaries, relationship w space, line and shape; 2D = shape 3D= form; insets, collars, cutouts, 3D creates flat shape; do not countour shaps and forms extremely

          

  51. whole sale price zoneswomen's taboo zones (chest, butt, hands) change over time

          

  52. geographic theoryfashions are introduced by the lower class (youth, minorities, working class) then gain popularity with the more affluent consumers

          

  53. apparel and accessorieslower classes chase (imitate) fashions of the upper class, who then fly to a newer fashion

          

  54. preemies, newborns, infants, toddlers, children, and preteenslist the children's apparel categories

          

  55. golden ratio3:5 - aesthtic

          

  56. 4 timesfashion is a reflection of the way of life at a given time

          

  57. cost and qualitylower classes chase (imitate) fashions of the upper class, who then fly to a newer fashion

          

  58. fashion innovatorsstart fashion trends

          

  59. colorhue (wavelength), value (light/dark), chroma (intensity); theories; pyshcial/light, pigment, psychological/visual, color schemes: monochromatic, analogous
    external occurrences and internal sensation
    color theme, individual matter

          

  60. men's wear industrycritical thinking, creativity, charisma, calculating mind

          

  61. truefashion occurs in almost every aspect of life

          

  62. unitythe sourcing of textiles and apparel comes from american suppliers because american suppliers offer the lowest costs due to production efficiencies

          

  63. zeitgeistfashion represents social, political, and economic happenings

          

  64. lower better/betterwholesale zones of a typical department store

          

  65. lineboundaries of a garment; seams, thickness, path, eveness, continuity, edge, contour consistency, length, direction, creases/folds, darts

          

  66. proportionmotif, linr, element, direction

          

  67. patternbc of the vast diversity within the fashion industry, students do not need to know and understand the fundamentals of the industry as well as basic fashion terminology

          

  68. why fashion is uniquestart fashion trends

          

  69. elements of fashionshow affluence, enhance youth, show superiority, express modern nature, create interest, relieve boredom, erotic appeal, gender differences, decoration, sense of identity, self-expression, gain support, equalize appearances,

          

  70. career prepsingle fashion using adjectives, depending on how far removed the style is from its fashionable days- "timeline of acceptable days"

          

  71. thorstein veblenintro: innovators purchase from the retailers who "lead fashion"
    rise: fashion leaders purchase from traditional retailers in their "better" departments
    acceleration: followers purchase from traditional retailers in "moderate pricing"
    mass acceptance: followers purchase from the mass merchant
    decline: followers may purchase a few items at greatly reduced prices from discounters
    obsolescence: no one is buying

          

  72. emotivesmarketers use fashion promotions with this to sell more fashion

          

  73. decorate, sense of identity, superiority, relieve boredompurpose of fashion

          

  74. balancedistribution of visual weight, horizontal, veritcal, radical; physical and psychological effects

          

  75. high-low trendgain part time employment, strong work ethic, understand that change will be a constant in their careers

          

  76. scaleempty area, garment balance, decieve perception, convex/concave lines, size, overlapping, closeness, density

          

  77. erogenous zoneswomen's taboo zones (chest, butt, hands) change over time

          

  78. suffragettesempty area, garment balance, decieve perception, convex/concave lines, size, overlapping, closeness, density

          

  79. producer, manufacturer, wholesaler, retailer, ultimate consumerlist the supply chain

          

  80. four c's of fashionrepetition, rhythm, emphasis, proportion, scale, balance, harmony, unity