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  • Advances in Apparel Productionby C. Fairhurst

    Elsevier Science 2008; US$ 255.00

    Apparel production is a complex process often involving an international supply chain which must respond rapidly to the changing needs and tastes of consumers. This important book discusses the technological improvements which are transforming the speed, flexibility and productivity of the industry. The first part of the book reviews advances in apparel... more...

  • Smart Clothes and Wearable Technologyby J. McCann; David Bryson

    Elsevier Science 2009; US$ 285.00

    Smart clothes and wearable technology is a relatively novel and emerging area of interdisciplinary research within the fashion, textile, electronics and related industries. This book provides a comprehensive review of the end-user?s requirements and the technologies and materials available for the design and production of smart clothing. Part one... more...

  • Intelligent Textiles and Clothingby H Mattila

    Elsevier Science 2006; US$ 290.00

    The use of intelligent textiles in clothing is an exciting new field with wide-ranging applications. Intelligent textiles and clothing summarises some of the main types of intelligent textiles and their uses. Part one of the book reviews phase change materials (PCM), their role in such areas as thermal regulation and ways they can be integrated into... more...

  • Innovation and Technology of Women's Intimate Apparelby W Yu; J Fan; S-P Ng; S Harlock

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 245.00

    The intimate apparel business is undergoing major technological change. New measurement and design techniques, combined with innovative materials and production methods, are transforming the range, quality and applications of women?s lingerie. This important book provides an authoritative review of these developments After an introductory chapter... more...

  • Clothing Biosensory Engineeringby Y Li; A S W Wong

    Elsevier Science 2006; US$ 285.00

    Human sensory perception of clothing involves a series of complex interactive processes, including physical responses to external stimuli, neurophysiological processes for decoding stimuli through the biosensory and nervous systems inside the body, neural responses to psychological sensations, and psychological processes for formulating preferences... more...

  • Visual Framingby Stephanie Geise; Katharina Lobinger

    Herbert von Halem Verlag 2015; US$ 24.54

    Visual Framing hat sich in den letzten Jahren zu einem lebhaften Forschungsfeld der Visuellen Kommunikationsforschung entwickelt. Die vorliegende Publikation gibt einen aktuellen Überblick über gegenwärtige Forschungsströmungen aus theoretischer und empirischer Perspektive. Visual Framing wird dabei als ein mehrstufiger Prozess verstanden, in dem bestimmte... more...

  • The Cut of Men's Clothesby Norah Waugh

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 130.00

    This book traces the evolution of the style of men's dress through a sequence of diagrams accurately scaled down from patterns of actual garments, many of them rare museum specimens. The plates have been selected with the same purpose. Some are photographs of suits for which diagrams have also been given; others, reproduced from paintings and old prints,... more...

  • Elizabethan Costume Design and Constructionby Helen Q Huang

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 34.99

    Learn how to create historically accurate costumes for Elizabethan period productions with Elizabethan Costume Design and Construction ! Extensive coverage of a variety of costumes for both men and women of all social classes will allow you to be prepared for any costuming need, and step-by-step instructions will ensure you have the know-how to design... more...

  • Routledge Handbook of Sustainability and Fashionby Kate Fletcher; Mathilda Tham

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 225.00

    The clothing industry employs 25 million people globally contributing to many livelihoods and the prosperity of communities, to women?s independence, and the establishment of significant infrastructures in poorer countries. Yet the fashion industry is also a significant contributor to the degradation of natural systems, with the associated environmental... more...

  • Fashion Design for Livingby Alison Gwilt

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    Fashion Design for Living explores the positive contribution that the contemporary fashion designer can make within society. The book seeks to reveal new ways of designing and making fashion garments and products that not only enhance and enrich our lives, but also are mindful of social and sustainable issues. This book sets out to question and... more...