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Central Georgia Textile Mills (Images of America)
By Arcadia Publishing
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ean: 9781467124256, isbn: 1467124257,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 60 reviews
Cotton was once king throughout Georgia. Reconstruction investors and railroad tycoons saw this potential to open textile mills in the South instead of sending cotton up North. Towns across Central Georgia became a prime spot to locate textile mills because of the access to cotton from local farms, cheap labor, and nearby rivers to power the mills. Textile mills were operated in cities and towns across Central Georgia such as Macon, Columbus, Augusta, Tifton, Forsyth, Porterdale, and

Introduction to Clothing Production Management
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ean: 9780632039395, isbn: 0632039396,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 139 reviews
This introductory textbook for supervisors and students of clothing and fashion sets out the fundamentals of work study, effective supervision, training, balancing, layouts, fault prevention and other basic information needed by those working in the clothing manufacturing industry. This second edition has been updated to incorprate the changes that have occurred since the first edition was published seven years ago. Greater emphasis has been placed on production planning and control, and total

Gods and Kings: The Rise and Fall of Alexander McQueen and John Galliano
By Penguin Group USA
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ean: 9780143128397, isbn: 0143128396,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 19 reviews
The New York Times–bestselling author of Deluxe chronicles the making and unmaking of two of the greatest fashion designers of our time   In the mid-1990s, John Galliano and Alexander McQueen exploded onto a fashion scene that was in an artistic and economic rut. Their daring visions shook the establishment out of its bourgeois, minimalist stupor with vibrant, sexy designs and theatrical runway shows. By the end of the decade, each had been hired to run one of couture’s most storied

Huntsville Textile Mills & Villages: Linthead Legacy (Landmarks)
By The History Press
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ean: 9781467137089, isbn: 1467137081,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 94 reviews
In the early 1900s, Huntsville, Alabama, had more spindles than any other city in the South. Cotton fields and mills made the city a major competitor in the textile industry. Entire mill villages sprang up around the factories to house workers and their families. Many of these village buildings are now iconic community landmarks, such as the revitalized Lowe Mill arts facility and the Merrimack Mill Village Historic District. The ''lintheads,'' a demeaning moniker villagers wore as a badge of

Selling Style: Clothing and Social Change at the Turn of the Century
By Brand: University of Pennsylvania Press
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ean: 9780812237283, isbn: 0812237285,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 112 reviews
As the turn of the twentieth century approached, clothing and fashion reflected Americans' concerns with the rapidly changing social and cultural landscape. Clothing helped define social status, relationships between men and women, and ideals of American citizenship. The heightened importance of mass media, especially advertising, during this period set in motion changes in many industries, but most notably in fashion. In Selling Style, Rob Schorman documents the fascinating and important

Greenville Textiles (Images of America)
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ean: 9781467114745, isbn: 146711474X,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 43 reviews
Greenville's textile heritage is what made the community the economic force it is today. From its antebellum beginnings with only a handful of mills, Greenville continued to grow industrially as more and more Northern investors saw financial opportunity in the area. With its notable feats, such as having the largest textile mill under one roof to its many mills fighting off ''flying squadrons'' during the General Textile Strike of 1934, the county's textile past is as rich and colorful as the

Fashion Lives: Fashion Icons with Fern Mallis
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ean: 9780847844807, isbn: 0847844803,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 90 reviews
This revealing volume provides unprecedented access to master designers and industry leaders. No topic is off-limits to Fern Mallis, award-winning creator of Fashion Week in New York, when she hosts Fashion Icons with Fern Mallis at New York’s prestigious 92nd Street Y, a series of in-depth interviews with the fashion industry’s most talented, successful, and legendary personalities. Featuring nineteen inspiring interviews with American fashion luminaries, this engaging book introduces

Naugatuck Valley Textile Industry (Images of America)
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ean: 9780738573533, isbn: 0738573531,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 103 reviews
T he textile industry found its roots in Connecticut along the banks of the Housatonic and Naugatuck Rivers between Waterbury and Bridgeport. From the early 1800s, when David Humphries, former aide-de-camp to Gen. George Washington, brought the woolen industry to America, to the 1950s, when the vast Sidney Blumenthal Mills moved to the South, the textile industry shaped life in the Naugatuck Valley. The industry witnessed labor actions, inspired cultural expression, and experienced the growth

The Age of Homespun: Objects and Stories in the Creation of an American Myth
By Ulrich, Laurel Thatcher
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mpn: 9780679766445, ean: 9780679766445, isbn: 0679766448,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 57 reviews
They began their existence as everyday objects, but in the hands of award-winning historian Laurel Thatcher Ulrich, fourteen domestic items from preindustrial America–ranging from a linen tablecloth to an unfinished sock–relinquish their stories and offer profound insights into our history. In an age when even meals are rarely made from scratch, homespun easily acquires the glow of nostalgia. The objects Ulrich investigates unravel those simplified illusions, revealing important clues to

Conversations: Up Close and Personal with Icons of Fashion, Interior Design, and Art
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mpn: Color photos throughout, color illustrat, ean: 9781629145471, isbn: 1629145475,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 83 reviews
Conversations began as a column for the Huffington Post, where it initially featured fashion designers. Author Blue Carreon would ask his subjects to answer a fill-in-the-blanks type of questionnaire on topics that touch on many different aspects of our lives—from personal rituals to alternative careers to thoughts on Botox. Discover the fascinating truth on who has resisted and succumbed to Botox, and those who wouldn’t admit to using it by their twist of words or vague replies.Carreon went

The West Georgia Textile Heritage Trail (Images of America)
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ean: 9781467115209, isbn: 1467115207,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 14 reviews
The textile industry powered the economic development of west and northwest Georgia in the 19th and 20th centuries. Several water-powered mills emerged in the antebellum period, but the late 19th century brought more growth as new technology allowed entrepreneurs to build cotton mills in towns and cities. The industry diversified in the 1920s, when hosiery mills moved to the region, and local businessmen established the apparel industry around Bremen. At the same time, a handicraft chenille

Loulou & Yves: The Untold Story of Loulou de La Falaise and the House of Saint Laurent
By St. Martin's Press
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ean: 9781250051691, isbn: 125005169X,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 55 reviews
No one interested in fashion, style, or the high-flying intrigues of café society will want to miss Christopher Petkanas’s exuberantly entertaining oral biography Loulou & Yves: The Untold Story of Loulou de La Falaise and the House of Saint Laurent.Dauntless, “in the bone” style made Loulou de La Falaise one of the great fashion firebrands of the twentieth century. Descending in a direct line from Coco Chanel and Elsa Schiaparelli, she was celebrated at her death in 2011, aged just

Sewing Hope: How One Factory Challenges the Apparel Industry's Sweatshops
By University of California Press
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ean: 9780520292925, isbn: 0520292928,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 95 reviews
Sewing Hope offers the first account of a bold challenge to apparel-industry sweatshops. The Alta Gracia factory in the Dominican Republic is the anti-sweatshop. It boasts a living wage three times the legal minimum, high health and safety standards, and a legitimate union—all verified by an independent monitor. It is the only apparel factory in the global south to meet these criteria. The Alta Gracia business model represents an alternative to the industry’s usual race-to-the-bottom model

Experiential Retailing: Concepts and Strategies That Sell
By Fairchild Books
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mpn: 9781563673993, ean: 9781563673993, isbn: 1563673991,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 143 reviews
Taking an innovative and interdisciplinary approach, Experiential Retailing moves beyond the traditional model of product assortment. It examines the history of retailing and consumption, and how cultural attitudes have changed over time. Different types of shopping experiences are described, and anecdotes and illustrations demonstrate strategies for success. Incisive, sensory, and entertaining, the text provides exciting new concepts for understanding this global phenomenon..

Empire of Cotton: A Global History
By Vintage Books
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mpn: 9780375713965, ean: 9780375713965, isbn: 0375713964,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 72 reviews
WINNER OF THE BANCROFT PRIZEPULITZER PRIZE FINALISTWinner of the Alfred and Fay Chandler Book AwardThe empire of cotton was, from the beginning, a fulcrum of constant global struggle between slaves and planters, merchants and statesmen, workers and factory owners. Sven Beckert makes clear how these forces ushered in the world of modern capitalism, including the vast wealth and disturbing inequalities that are with us today.        In a remarkably brief period, European entrepreneurs and

Wardrobe Crisis: How We Went from Sunday Best to Fast Fashion
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ean: 9781510723429, isbn: 1510723420,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 13 reviews
Who makes your clothes? This used to be an easy question to answer it was the seamstress next door, or the tailor on the high street―or you made them yourself. Today, we rarely know the origins of the clothes hanging in our closets. The local shoemaker, dressmaker, and milliner are long gone, replaced a globalized fashion industry worth $1.5 trillion a year.In Wardrobe Crisis, fashion journalist Clare Press explores the history and ethics behind what we wear. Putting her insider status to

Computer-Aided Pattern Design and Product Development
By Wiley-Blackwell
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ean: 9781405102834, isbn: 9781405102834,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 127 reviews
The use of computers has opened up remarkable opportunities for innovative design, improved productivity, and greater efficiency in the use of materials. Uniquely, this book focuses on the practical use of computers for clothing pattern design and product development. Readers are introduced to the various computer systems which are suitable for the industry, the principles and techniques of pattern design applied to computer systems are explained, and readers are shown how product data

Fashion Collections: Product Development and Merchandising
By Bocconi University Press
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ean: 9788885486218, isbn: 8885486215,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 36 reviews

Juki Girls, Good Girls: Gender and Cultural Politics in Sri Lanka's Global Garment Industry
By Brand: Cornell University Press
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ean: 9780801473623, isbn: 0801473624,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 126 reviews
When a government program brought garment factories to rural Sri Lanka, women workers found themselves caught between the pressures of a globalizing economy and societal expectations that villages are sanctuaries of tradition. These women learned quickly to resist the characterization of ''Juki girls''―female garment workers already established in the urban sector―as vulgar and deracinated, instead asserting that they were ''good girls'' who could embody the nation's highest ideals of

Pattern Cutting for Lingerie, Beachwear and Leisurewear
By imusti
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ean: 9781405118583, isbn: 140511858X,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 12 reviews
This unique book contains a full range of blocks and patterns tocope with all aspects of lingerie, beachwear and leisurewear. Itexplains not only the methods of cutting but also the reasoningbehind the methods, so that you can learn to adapt the informationto other situations. All the instructions have been tried and tested – so theyworkOffers many ‘tips of the trade’ to give aprofessional appearance to completed garmentsEncourages you to experiment in textbook size by supplyingone-fifth

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