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2015 Program Booklet, Rhode Island School of Design 2015 Rhode Island School of Design

2015 Program Booklet, Rhode Island School Of Design

Collection (annual runway show) 2007-Present

Official Collection 2015 Program distributed at the event.


Consumer Perceptions Of Apparel Fit Satisfaction And Sizing Based Upon 3d Body Scanning And Block Garment Assessment, Nicole Lee Coury 2015 University of Arkansas, Fayetteville

Consumer Perceptions Of Apparel Fit Satisfaction And Sizing Based Upon 3d Body Scanning And Block Garment Assessment, Nicole Lee Coury

Theses and Dissertations

The objectives of this study were to first, determine whether Walmart, Inc. customers are purchasing the correct size garments for their body measurements, and their perceptions of the fit of Walmart, Inc. clothing prior to trying on the current block garments. The next objective was to determine which factors influence fit satisfaction after the participants have tried on the current block garments. Hypothesis 1 tested participants' perceived size and their actual size, Hypothesis 2 tested participants' pre and post try-on fit satisfaction perceptions, and Hypothesis 3, 4, and 5 tested which factors have a significant effect on garment fit satisfaction ...


Memphis Movement, Keama AR Garrett 2015 Kent State University - Kent Campus

Memphis Movement, Keama Ar Garrett

Undergraduate Research Symposium

My research is focused on digital printing and how we can relate this to body movements and emphasizing depths. Fashion is an art form that has come to life and functions with us daily. I wanted to expand on the idea of movement in my prints to enhance regular body movement.

My prints are inspired by the Memphis Design, was a group of young furniture and product designers that led-Milano postmodern style movement in the 1980s. There prints were bright and vibrant while creating structural pieces of furniture. The Group would highlight angular furniture pieces by adding a movement print ...


Sustianable Fashion: The Design And The Designers, Briana Turnbull, Anupama Pasricha 2015 St. Catherine University

Sustianable Fashion: The Design And The Designers, Briana Turnbull, Anupama Pasricha

Anupama Pasricha

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A Magazine Spring 2015, Madison Klason, Taylor Post, Simerjeet Sahota 2015 Kent State University

A Magazine Spring 2015, Madison Klason, Taylor Post, Simerjeet Sahota

A Magazine

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Reviving Project:A Chinese-American Culture Exchange Project, Yushan Cassie Sun 2015 Virginia Commonwealth University

Reviving Project:A Chinese-American Culture Exchange Project, Yushan Cassie Sun

Undergraduate Research Posters

Through art exhibitions in Beijing, China and Richmond, Virginia, Reviving project 01 aims to help promote/ revive a craft technique in Qinghai, China that is disappearing due to the urbanized surroundings.

American artist were invited to collaborate with people from Qinghai to make new pieces incorporating original crafted pieces.


Editor's Choice, Aly Smith 2015 Ouachita Baptist University

Editor's Choice, Aly Smith

Scope

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Flapper Style: 1920s Fashion, Sara Hume 2015 Kent State University

Flapper Style: 1920s Fashion, Sara Hume

Kent State University Museum

No abstract provided.


Inside Out: Revealing Clothing's Hidden Secrets, Sara Hume 2015 Kent State University

Inside Out: Revealing Clothing's Hidden Secrets, Sara Hume

Kent State University Museum

No abstract provided.


The Death Of Modesty: How The Decline In The Church’S Influence Along With Social And Cultural Factors In The Twentieth Century Directed Changing Views Of Modesty In America, Tracy-Ann M. Griffiths 2015 Georgia Southern University

The Death Of Modesty: How The Decline In The Church’S Influence Along With Social And Cultural Factors In The Twentieth Century Directed Changing Views Of Modesty In America, Tracy-Ann M. Griffiths

University Honors Program Theses

As the topic of modesty and its origin is explored the creation of modesty can be traced back to religion and religious teachings and texts. Since the early twentieth century America’s modesty standards and ideals have slowly changed. With the increase in the influence of celebrities in the 1930s and 1940s along with the decrease in the influence of the church starting with the religious reformation, the death of modesty in American society has resulted. The purpose of this paper is to show a relationship between the origin of modesty and religion as well as show that America’s ...


Exploring The Determinants Of E-Commerce By Integrating A Technology–Organization–Environment Framework And An Expectation–Confirmation Model, Sung Mi Song, Eojina Kim, Liang (Rebecca) Tang, Robert H. Bosselman 2015 Hyundai Art Institute for Vocational Education

Exploring The Determinants Of E-Commerce By Integrating A Technology–Organization–Environment Framework And An Expectation–Confirmation Model, Sung Mi Song, Eojina Kim, Liang (Rebecca) Tang, Robert H. Bosselman

Apparel, Events and Hospitality Management Publications

An increasing number of lodging businesses utilize online third-party intermediaries (OTPIs) for distribution services on the internet. The purpose of the study was to investigate the decision-making processes of lodging firms in the adoption of OTPIs. The study developed and tested a conceptual model by strategically combining a technology–organization–environment framework (TOE) and an expectation–confirmation model (ECM). The results showed that, with regard to TOE, technology and organization have significant impacts on confirmation in ECM. Furthermore, the environment aspect of TOE significantly influences satisfaction in ECM, and both confirmation and satisfaction are antecedents of continuance intention. The study ...


Spring 2015 Apparel Line: Refined Simplicity, Rachael Y. Misiuta 2014 Western Kentucky University

Spring 2015 Apparel Line: Refined Simplicity, Rachael Y. Misiuta

Honors College Capstone Experience/Thesis Projects

Valuing in the billions of dollars, the fashion market is one of the biggest industries in the world and most of that money doesn’t come from selling a few couture pieces to wealthy clientele, but from selling hundreds of thousands of more reasonably priced pieces to the masses. This paper is not meant as a business plan on how to penetrate the market, but rather it seeks to answer the question, “will this apparel line sell?” While creating these designs, the target market was kept in mind and what these potential customers are looking for: simple designs that are ...


How To Stay Sane As A Faculty Advisor To A Student-Run Event, Sara B. Marcketti 2014 Iowa State University

How To Stay Sane As A Faculty Advisor To A Student-Run Event, Sara B. Marcketti

Sara B. Marcketti

Serving as a faculty advisor to the student-planned, -promoted, and - produced annual fashion show resulted in some of my most proud professional moments – and some of the most wrenching stressors I’ve experienced to date.As mentioned in a previous Campus Events Professional, the Iowa State University Textiles and Clothing (TC) Annual Fashion Show is the most public event in the TC program and is attended by university administrators, faculty, alumni, industry executives, and family and friends.We have received media coverage for our event and actively seek to raise awareness of our show and program among national and international ...


A Study Of The Symbolic Clothing Disposition Behaviors Of Generation Y, Patti A. Borrello 2014 Western Michigan University

A Study Of The Symbolic Clothing Disposition Behaviors Of Generation Y, Patti A. Borrello

Master's Theses

This qualitative study explored symbolic clothing disposition behaviors of Generation Y. The disposition of their wedding gowns was investigated using material possession attachment concepts. The study explored the following research questions: (1) What did Generation Y wedding gown owners do with their wedding gowns after the wedding?, (2) What disposition method was used and why the disposition method was chosen?, and (3) How is attachment to a wedding gowns related to the disposition method selected? Subjects were recruited using a non-probability, chain referral or snowball purposive approach. Within the broad categories of keeping and disposing of, many of the specific ...


"American Fasions For American Women:" Cultivating Ready-To-Wear Designers, 1910-1920, Jean L. Parsons, Sara Brubacher 2014 Iowa State University

"American Fasions For American Women:" Cultivating Ready-To-Wear Designers, 1910-1920, Jean L. Parsons, Sara Brubacher

Sara B. Marcketti

The purpose of this essay is to examine the earliest development of an American design presence in the fashion industry and to analyze methods used by the industry to develop and support its own unique creative talents.


Have You Taken Your Lobster For A Walk Today? The Importance Of Dress In The Bohemian Literary Movement In Nineteenth Century France, Katie R. Adam, Sara B. Marcketti 2014 Iowa State University

Have You Taken Your Lobster For A Walk Today? The Importance Of Dress In The Bohemian Literary Movement In Nineteenth Century France, Katie R. Adam, Sara B. Marcketti

Sara B. Marcketti

This paper explores through writing of Baudelaire, Nerval, Gautier, Champfleury and Murger the ways in which Bohemians used dress to identify themselves and differentiate themselves from the prominent bourgeoisie.


A Sesquicentennial Exhibition Of Historic Garments And Textile Treasures, Sara B. Marcketti, Carmen N. Keist, Tekara Shay Stewart, Erica Michelle White 2014 Iowa State University

A Sesquicentennial Exhibition Of Historic Garments And Textile Treasures, Sara B. Marcketti, Carmen N. Keist, Tekara Shay Stewart, Erica Michelle White

Sara B. Marcketti

This presentation emphasizes the decisions regarding the selection of garments to best highlight the costume collection and gallery space and the ways in which the curators worked with the university community to promote the exhibition.


The Story Of A Collector: Research And Exhibition Of One Woman's Passion For Fashion, Jean L. Parsons, Sara B. Marcketti 2014 Iowa State University

The Story Of A Collector: Research And Exhibition Of One Woman's Passion For Fashion, Jean L. Parsons, Sara B. Marcketti

Sara B. Marcketti

This paper focuses on the donation of one woman's historic fashion collection to the museum of a major land grant institution, and the initial research and exhibition the collection generated.


Donna R. Danielson, Fashion Illustrator At Iowa State University, 1964-1991, Lan Zhou, Sara B. Marcketti 2014 Iowa State University

Donna R. Danielson, Fashion Illustrator At Iowa State University, 1964-1991, Lan Zhou, Sara B. Marcketti

Sara B. Marcketti

From the years 1964 to 1991, Donna Rae Danielson taught fashion illustration in the Applied Art Department and costume design in the Textiles and Clothing Department, College of Home Economics, Iowa State University. The purpose of this study was to understand her teaching and research methods during her tenure as a faculty member at ISU.


Metallicis Bride, Eulanda Sanders 2014 Iowa State University

Metallicis Bride, Eulanda Sanders

Apparel, Events and Hospitality Management Conference Proceedings and Presentations

The goal set forth was to design a wedding gown for a non-traditional bride who desires distinct aesthetics and comfort for the special day through the use of fiber art techniques. A secondary goal for the designer was to reuse metal findings from the manufacture of jeans for the bridal market. To achieve the second goal surplus nickel backs of tack buttons for jeans were knit and crocheted into the gown.


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