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Introduction To The Ethics Of Clothing And Clothing Production, Linda Johnston 2017 Kennesaw State University

Introduction To The Ethics Of Clothing And Clothing Production, Linda Johnston

Siegel Institute Ethics Research Scholars

Introduction to the Ethics of Clothing and Clothing Production


Garrison, Kathryn (Topmiller), 1917-2012 (Sc 3117), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2017 Western Kentucky University

Garrison, Kathryn (Topmiller), 1917-2012 (Sc 3117), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3117. Two letters of Kathryn Garrison, Bowling Green, Kentucky, to her godchild “Betsy,” regarding hats made by Wilhelmina Howard, a Bowling Green milliner who was Betsy’s grandmother and Kathryn’s cousin.


Tendencias 2017 Para Chaquetas De Mujer, Helena Jara Castellano 2017 Selected Works

Tendencias 2017 Para Chaquetas De Mujer, Helena Jara Castellano

Helena Jara Castellano

Las chaquetas para esta próxima temporada primavera-verano 2017 que podemos añadir a nuestro armario: tejanas con parches, chaquetas de punto para mujer, blazers, bombers... ¡No te lo pierdas!


Is Fast Fashion A Concern Of The Everyday Teen?, Mariah N. Cruz 2017 Portland State University

Is Fast Fashion A Concern Of The Everyday Teen?, Mariah N. Cruz

Student Research Symposium

The phrase “fast fashion” refers to getting clothes at extremely low costs to keep up with the newest fashion trends. When we purchase items, we don’t put much thought into where our clothing goes after we “get rid” of them. The saying “Out of sight, out of mind” is apparent when it comes down to consumers and letting go of old clothes. Our only concern as consumers is the next big thing. The fashion industry has drastically changed over the past two decades and trends play a huge role in this push for mass production. We as a society ...


"Hippie Acid Freak Drag Queens:" Situating The Cockettes Within An Art Historical Context, Scott Dow 2017 CUNY Hunter College

"Hippie Acid Freak Drag Queens:" Situating The Cockettes Within An Art Historical Context, Scott Dow

School of Arts & Sciences Theses

This thesis situates the Cockettes – a performance group rarely referenced in art historical discourse - within Bay Area performance art, second-wave feminist art, and the Gay Liberation Movement. Contextualizing the Cockettes within their contemporary art movements provides a new understanding of the group and emphasizes their significance to art history.


Las Pajaritas Han Vuelto Y Están Pisando Fuerte.Docx, Iñaki Armesto 2017 Selected Works

Las Pajaritas Han Vuelto Y Están Pisando Fuerte.Docx, Iñaki Armesto

Iñaki Armesto | Moda para Hombre

Todos aquellos que confían en el plus de estilo que les aportan los complementos de moda para hombre como: cinturones, pañuelos, tirantes o pajaritas estrechas o atrevidas ganan siempre en estilo y elegancia


Designing Towards A Dream, Danielle Alexys Williams 2017 University of Rhode Island

Designing Towards A Dream, Danielle Alexys Williams

Senior Honors Projects

Fashion has been a part of the world since the beginning of time and will continue to advance. From the Victorian Era and cage crinoline skirts, to contemporary time and casual clothing, styles have come and gone. As a textiles, fashion merchandising and design major, my goal is to continue this process that allows people to de ne themselves every day. is lead to the project: Designing Towards a Dream.

Designing Towards a Dream was created to advance my skills in the design aspect of fashion. During the rst semester research was completed to investigate the relationship between women and ...


Eco-Cosplay: Upcycling As A Sustainable Method Of Costume Construction, Sarah West 2017 University of Arkansas, Fayetteville

Eco-Cosplay: Upcycling As A Sustainable Method Of Costume Construction, Sarah West

Apparel Merchandising and Product Development Undergraduate Honors Theses

Abstract

This research addresses sustainability in the apparel industry from the specific perspective of repurposing materials for use in costume development. Repurposing discarded materials, also referred to as upcycling, is examined as a viable approach to waste management and evaluated for its impact on sustainability in apparel and textile production, especially in relation to costume development. Current issues in sustainability in the apparel industry that are a focus for this research include waste from production as well as post-consumer waste. The project includes the design and construction of two costume pieces based on a style of costume known as cosplay ...


Factors Affecting Intentions To Use Social Commerce In Shopping For Fashion Products, Tiffany Bounkhong 2017 University of Arkansas, Fayetteville

Factors Affecting Intentions To Use Social Commerce In Shopping For Fashion Products, Tiffany Bounkhong

Theses and Dissertations

The purpose of this study was to examine factors affecting millennials’ attitudes and intentions to purchase fashion products through social commerce. The current study adopted the technology acceptance model (TAM; Davis, 1989) to develop a theoretical framework. A total of 531 college students completed an online survey at a university. The sample was appropriate because millennials are a highly educated generation (Goodman, 2015) and most college students are social media users (eMarketer, 2015). The sample was predominantly female Caucasian American students (71%) who are daily visiting social media networking sites over four times.

Results of exploratory factor analysis with varimax ...


Framework For Ethical Decision Making: How Various Types Of Unethical Clothing Production Have Different Impacts On People, Ebru Pinar 2017 Kennesaw State University

Framework For Ethical Decision Making: How Various Types Of Unethical Clothing Production Have Different Impacts On People, Ebru Pinar

Siegel Institute Ethics Research Scholars

The purpose of this study was to evaluate how various types of unethical clothing manufacturing impacts peoples’ shopping attitude in different ways. The study also focused on if there was an effect on how people decided what they find more important and if there was a change in their decision making after being informed. Using an online survey, Kennesaw State University college students, faculty, staff, and community members (n=78) were conducted randomly. As a result, Fair trade (p=0.032), Sweatshop or Child labor (p=0.007), and Sustainable Material (p=0.020) had statistically significant differences after being ...


A Rei Of Light, 2017 Vocational Training Council

A Rei Of Light

SIGNED: The Magazine of The Hong Kong Design Institute

Enigmatic fashion designer Rei Kawakubo's spring exhibition at New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art is set to become the talk of the fashion world


Fashion: The New Breed: Three Hkdi Alumni Who Are Making Waves On The Style Scene, 2017 Vocational Training Council

Fashion: The New Breed: Three Hkdi Alumni Who Are Making Waves On The Style Scene

SIGNED: The Magazine of The Hong Kong Design Institute

Fashion moves at the speed of light in Hong Kong. A coat or dress can be the hottest thing to own on one day and then become extremely unpopular the next. But these three Hong Kong Design Institute alumni, who all graduated with a degree in fashion design, have each used their unique visions to stay above the quickly changing trends and to stand out in our fashion scene...


Intergalactic Space Princess: A Study In Volume And Line, Sarah Kauffman 2017 Kent State University

Intergalactic Space Princess: A Study In Volume And Line, Sarah Kauffman

Undergraduate Research Symposium

Stripes are primary to fashion current and historical but rarely definitive to the design of a garment. In basic principles of art and design, this thesis will look at line both creating and flattening volumes. The BFA Collection “Intergalactic Space Princess” examines stripes and their relationship to volume using surreal or trompe l’oeil effect printing and beading.

Beyond the basic concept of line and volumes, the collection follows a sci-fi comic book narrative. The narrative is illustrated in an original comic book format and communicated through seven separate looks (fourteen total garments). The relationship between volume and line evolves ...


Patterned Infringment, Madison Kalson 2017 Kent State University

Patterned Infringment, Madison Kalson

Undergraduate Research Symposium

All fashion collections are created using inspiration. Often inspiration can come from art or prints updated, reimagined, or changed. But there is a fine line between inspiration and copyright infringement. While copyright laws are not hard to access they are complicated and often a copyright lawyer is necessary. Additionally, there are copyright fees and renewal fees assuming the artist files within two years of their work being published or publicly displayed. Copyright law should be easier for the artists and stricter for the infringer. If the artist does not sue the infringer, which they can only do if their work ...


Woman Holding A Balance, Sarah E. Johnson 2017 Kent State Univeristy

Woman Holding A Balance, Sarah E. Johnson

Undergraduate Research Symposium

This thesis focuses on empowering feminine design through the application of historic reference to assert fashion design as a form of engineering.

Empowerment through design examines the intersection of utility, necessity and quality to better serve the modern woman. With the employment of soft tailoring techniques and thoughtful pattern engineering, oversized silhouettes, pockets and adjustable details provide comfort and freedom of movement. These garments seek to serve the body rather than sexualize it.

Inspiration is drawn from the female empowerment of the Dutch Golden Age. Seventeenth century Dutch society saw a social restructuring in which women not only controlled the ...


Minimal Waste Athletic Wear, Morgan Manuel 2017 Kent State University

Minimal Waste Athletic Wear, Morgan Manuel

Undergraduate Research Symposium

The fashion industry has long since been guilty of having a negative impact on the environment. One such issue is the generation of textile waste during production. In traditional pattern making and fabric cutting approach up to 15 percent of fabric is wasted, which if not recycled ends up in landfills. Zero-waste cutting is a concept that allows fashion corporations to focus on sustainability as a design approach whereby no fabric is wasted during production. Minimal cut, tessellation and jigsaw cutting are some techniques to achieve zero-waste. My challenge was to design an active athletic apparel, suitable for running, but ...


Altered, Ricki Robinson 2017 Kent State University

Altered, Ricki Robinson

Undergraduate Research Symposium

Materialism is a prevalent issue in, not only the fashion industry, but the in the world. As a fashion designer, I have voluntarily chosen a world where materialistic views reign. We covet clothes for the brief moment they are in style. With fleeting styles and fast fashion, we are quick to discard or no longer care for our once prized possessions. l explored how society’s materialistic tendencies lead to the mistreatment or improper care of clothes. For this collection, I examined how the improper care of clothes can influence the design process.

There is a discussion surrounding the word ...


Pawada: Distinguishing The Lines Between Appropriation And Appreciation Of West African Culture In The Western World, Paula Oyedele-Caleb 2017 Kent State University

Pawada: Distinguishing The Lines Between Appropriation And Appreciation Of West African Culture In The Western World, Paula Oyedele-Caleb

Undergraduate Research Symposium

The definition of cultural appropriation, according to the Oxford Dictionary, is “a term used to describe the taking over of creative or artistic forms, themes, or practices by one cultural group from another. It is in general, used to describe Western appropriations of non‐Western or non‐white forms, and carries connotations of exploitation and dominance”. Is it right that dominant groups in society are able to trivialize a culture's art, music, fashion, etc., that ultimately lead to a type of prejudiced stereotype where it originated, but is deemed as fashionable when the privileged take it for themselves, without ...


Development Of Product Line For New Market Segment For Coastal Pet Products, Inc., Emily Gambone, Tara Kickert, Kayla Hamilton, Adriana Young 2017 Kent State University

Development Of Product Line For New Market Segment For Coastal Pet Products, Inc., Emily Gambone, Tara Kickert, Kayla Hamilton, Adriana Young

Undergraduate Research Symposium

For our Product Development capsule project, we were challenged to design and promote a new product line for Coastal Pet Products, Inc. targeting millennials as a new market to increase visibility and market share. As fashion merchandising majors, we applied our knowledge of business and fashion to design a line and marketing plan that complemented the company’s existing lines and took the brand in a new direction. We created “NOMAD” and focused on millennials who travel often.

To research the new customer base, we analyzed studies and surveys regarding materialism, the scope of the travel industry, millennial job expectations ...


Equipped, Jaanai Jones 2017 Kent State University

Equipped, Jaanai Jones

Undergraduate Research Symposium

Submission focuses on senior thesis collection. Collection is inspired by firefighter uniforms and the idea of safety and protection, but also keeping them fashionable and progressive through design.


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