ETHICS AND LAW: FASHION
Published: JAN 10, 2019
"This is a primer for future fashion game changers." Kelly Cobb, University of Delaware, US
Learn how to be sustainable and work for social change in the fashion industry. The book explains concepts, applications, legal and regulatory issues, and tools available to professionals throughout the fashion industry. Call to Action Activities, case studies, Conversations with industry professionals, and Company Highlights in every chapter will help you practice sustainability in your career. Some of the featured companies include ABL Denim, Eileen Fisher, Patagonia, Alabama Chanin, Everlane, thredUP, Krochet Kids intl, Loomstate, and Conscious Step. Industry professionals interviewed include Treana Peake, Caryn Franklin, Annie Gullingsrud, Katherine Soucie, and Elizabeth Shorrock, among others. Online STUDIO resources include case studies, self-quizzes, and glossary flashcards.
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Published: MAR 08, 2018
“This book provides a fresh approach to building a fashion business. I believe that both academics and startup businesses would find this book useful.” Karen Edwards, University of South Carolina, USA
“I think that this text will be very useful to anyone working in fashion. I would certainly recommend it as reference reading to MBA students and to undergraduates who are taking entrepreneurship courses.” Thomai Serdari, New York University, USA
Learn how to protect your business through prevention with a fashion compliance program. The book takes a merchandise-centric “how-to” approach. It explains the laws related to fashion compliance including, labeling, marketing, testing, importing and exporting, record keeping, and more. Written by a fashion-law expert, the book includes interviews with professionals and discusses the European Union apparel label law, as well as relevant United States’ laws, to help you run your fashion business.
What's Next? A Conversation about Issues, Practices and Possibilities
Published: JUL 30, 2015
As issues surrounding sustainability in the fashion industry continue to evolve, the conversation in this collection of essays from leading fashion academics and practitioners has been updated with current concepts and industry practices. Sustainable Fashion: What's Next? A Conversation about Issues, Practices and Possibilities, Second Edition examines the challenges that designers, product developers, and consumers confront as they create, wear, and recycle clothing and fashion. Organized into three sections and printed on FSC-certified paper, each section focuses on an in-depth exploration of sustainable opportunities that are identified as people, process and the environment.
New to this edition:
- New sidebars, Ideas in Action, focus on an expansion of real world applications and include interviews, case studies and profiles of professionals
-Best Practices at the end of each section feature new examples of contemporary industry practices including The Filippa K. Story, Sri Lanka: A Model of Sustainable Apparel Industry Initiatives, and Peg and Awl: To make things out of nothing
- End-of-chapter discussion questions raise important issues and implications for future development
- New Chapter 5 on social responsibility emphasizes the conditions of garment workers and human sustainability
- Instructor's Guide available
Sustainable Fashion STUDIO:
- Study smarter with self-quizzes featuring scored results and personalized study tips
- Watch videos that bring chapter topics and concepts to life
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A Guide for Designers, Fashion Executives, and Attorneys
Published: MAR 13, 2014
In todays' highly competitive global market, fashion designers, entrepreneurs and executives need state, federal, and international laws to protect their intellectual property-their brands and the products by which their customers recognize them. Fashion Law provides a concise and practical guide to the full range of legal issues faced by a fashion company as it grows from infancy to international stature. Updated to reflect recent legal decisions and regulatory developments, this revised edition covers such a vital issues as intellectual property protection and litigation, licensing, anti-counterfeiting, start-ups and finance, commercial transactions, retail property leasing, employment regulations, advertising and marketing, celebrity endorsements, international trade. Features of the text help to make legal concepts accessible to the lay reader. More than 25 leading attorneys practicing in the emerging legal specialty of fashion law contributed the chapters for this authoritative text, and their expertise provides a foundation for fashion professionals and their legal advisors to work together effectively. New to this Edition~Expanded section on Intellectual Property protection, including an all new Chapter 6 on Litigation~All new Chapter 10 on Fashion Finance Features~Box Features provide real-life examples that demonstrate the role that law plays in the fashion business, including landmark court cases and current events~Practice Tips discuss legal issues that should be considered as fashion designers and executives establish procedures for conducting their business~Sample Clauses familiarize readers with the legal language that covers the rights and responsibilities of the parties to agreements. Instructor's Guide and PowerPoint presentations available.
Published: MAR 03, 2009
Knock-off designer handbags, shoplifting, sweatshop labor, provocative advertising, these are just a few examples of complex ethical issues in the fashion industry today. Ethics are about making good decisions, and in the fashion industry—where it is essential to work cooperatively with many different people—understanding ethics is key to being an honest, informed, and effective employee. Ethics in the Fashion Industry provides readers with the tools they need to develop and practice ethical decision-making skills.
Introducing Ethics in the Fashion Industry STUDIO--an online tool for more effective study!
~Study smarter with self-quizzes featuring scored results and personalized study tips
~Practice your skills with integrated projects and case studies
~Challenge your skills with chapter review quizzes
~Access images of sample forms
~Redeeming the code inside this card will give you full access to the content previously contained on the DVD or CD packaged with this book
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Published: JAN 27, 2009
Globalization has dramatically changed the way business is conducted in the apparel manufacturing industry, particularly with respect to social responsibility in the design, production, and sourcing of products. Social Responsibility in the Global Apparel Industry combines an introduction to social and environmental issues in apparel manufacturing with an analysis of how corporate strategy and decisions made throughout the global supply chain can increase social responsibility. Readers learn how leading apparel and footwear brands and retailers attempt to solve complex problems including child labor, harassment and abuse, discrimination, excessive hours of work, low wages, poor factory health and safety, and negative impacts on the environment. Drawing on their research and industry experience, the authors prepare the next generation of industry professionals to change the apparel industry from the inside out by instilling within them awareness, knowledge, and passion.