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- Knowledge of ironing and ironing equipment
- Knowledge of more complex pattern designs and grades
- Knowledge for final inspection and for customer-oriented picking
- Knowledge of sample partial production and reproduction
- Methodical competence for planning the process organization of the garment production
- Technical and binding fundamentals of knitting and warp knitting
- Patterning techniques in flat and circular knitting
- Raising awareness of specific quality requirements
- Methodical competence in the use of knitted fabrics for end products with specific
- Knowledge of processes in international garment manufacturing
- Ability to create production documents
- Methodical competence for the selection of production sites, for planning of supplier
management and for planning of cooperation
Provides an overview of key business categories within fashion, including women’s, men’s, and children’s ready-to-wear, accessories, shoes, innerwear, and outerwear. This course focuses on consumer behaviors, needs, technology, marketing, and sales. Students are also introduced to the basics of home furnishings, beauty, and cosmetics.
BERKELEY COLLEGE LEARNING OBJECTIVES
- Demonstrate knowledge of the men’s, women’s, and children’s apparel industries, which would include apparel categories, sizes, price zones, marketing, and new trends.
- Demonstrate knowledge of home furnishings (carpets, linens, dinnerware, tableware, and lighting), product terminology, production, product classifications, styles, product end-uses, product care, federal laws controlling labeling and safety for all of the above product categories.
- Demonstrate knowledge of fashion accessories (handbags, jewelry, belts and scarves, small leather goods and footwear), product terminology, production, product classifications, styles, product end- uses, product care, federal laws controlling labeling, patents for all of the above product categories.
- Demonstrate knowledge of cosmetics (skin care, color and fragrance), product terminology, production, product classifications, styles, product end-uses, product care, packaging, federal laws controlling labeling, safety, FDA issues for all of the above product categories.
- Evaluate and research a specific industry and product through market research focusing on materials, styles, marketing and merchandising techniques and leaders in the field.
ONLINE COURSE RESOURCE (OCR) Stone, Elaine. The Dynamics of Fashion. 4th ed. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson Prentice Hall, 2013
BERKELEY COLLEGE COURSE OUTLINE
*The outline can be updated due to pedagogical freedom exercised by the course instructor.
- Week 1 – Women’s Apparel (Chapter 9)
- Week 2 – Men’s Apparel (Chapter 10)
- Week 3 – Children & Infants Apparel (Chapter 11)
- Week 4 – Innerwear, Body & Lingerie (Chapter 12)
- Week 5 – Accessories (Chapter 13 w/ supplemental readings and notes)
- Week 6 – Accessories continued
- Week 7 – Accessories continued
- Week 8 – Home Fashions (Chapter 14 w/ supplemental readings and notes)
- Week 9 – Home Fashions continued
- Week 10 – Beauty & Cosmetics (Chapter 15)
- Week 11 – Beauty & Cosmetics continued
- Week 12 – Presentations and Final Exam