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- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013; US$ 97.62
Forecasting is a crucial function for companies in the fashion industry, but for many real-life forecasting applications in the, the data patterns are notorious for being highly volatile and it is very difficult, if not impossible, to analytically learn about the underlying patterns. As a result, many traditional methods (such as pure statistical models)... more...
- Parkstone International 2012; US$ 9.95
Men?s fashion, particularly the trends involving undergarments, was once reserved for the elite; today it has become democratised, clear proof of social progress.The aestheticism of the body so highly valued by the Greeks seems to have regained a prominent place in the masculine world. Mirroring the evolution of society?s values, the history of underwear... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2009; US$ 199.00
This e-book draws together recent work in e-shopping and e-retailing to disseninate a coherent body of research that provides insight into how the sector is responding (or should respond) to the challenges of change. Both empirical and conceptual studies are included and all contributions address the practical implications. Collectively, the ten papers... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 42.95
An introductory guide for students learning professional make-up, hairdressing and wardrobe skills and `front of camera' professionals needing an understanding of the techniques. Written by an experienced professional, this manual offers a step-by step approach for the complete beginner with diagrams to show procedures for a variety of make-up effects,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
The Places and Spaces of Fashion, 1800-2007 brings together art, design, fashion, and a much neglected concern for its spatial realities. The spaces and places of fashion have often been overlooked in the writing of fashion history and visual culture. More often than not, however, these environments mitigate, control, inform, and enhance how fashion... more...
- Indiana University Press 2015; US$ 39.99
What does it mean to people around the world to put on costumes to celebrate their heritage, reenact historic events, assume a role on stage, or participate in Halloween or Carnival? Self-consciously set apart from everyday dress, costume marks the divide between ordinary and extraordinary settings and enables the wearer to project a different self... more...
- Intellect Books Ltd 2013; US$ 12.00
Examine extreme fashions across time and place in this beautifully illustrated and specialized costume history book, Why Would Anyone Wear That? Fascinating Fashion Facts. Discover dozens of the most restrictive and inconvenient fashions and some of the most liberating and functional clothing items. Costume history abounds with unusual and bizarre... more...
- Oxford University Press 1997; US$ 19.99
Kinky boots, corsets, underwear as outerwear, second-skin garments of rubber and leather, uniforms, body piercing. Today everything from a fetishist's dream appears on the fashion runways. Although some people regard fetish fashion as exploitative and misogynistic, others interpret it as a positive Amazonian statement--couture Catwoman. But the connection... more...
- Andrews UK 2012; US$ 2.99
This is it! The countdown to the biggest day of your life starts right here with The Wedding Fairys international series of best-selling e-guides to planning a perfect wedding stress free and on budget. Knowing where to start in putting together the biggest day of your life can often be a daunting task, but luckily The Wedding Fairy has... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2003; US$ 14.95
When 'Adorned in Dreams' was first published in 1985, Angela Carter described the book as 'the best I have read on the subject, bar none.' Elizabeth Wilson traces the social and cultural history of fashion and its complex relationship to modernity. Wilson delights in the power of fashion to mark out identity or to subvert it and this brand new edition... more...