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Academic Perspective

Fiona Dieffenbacher

Having studied at the prestigious Parsons the New School for Design in New York City, Fiona Dieffenbacher started out working for Donna Karan and was mentored by both Michael Kors and Anna Sui. She later opened her own boutique, and her collections retailed across the US and Japan. Fiona is now Program Director of the BFA Fashion Design course at Parsons. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Fashion Thinking : Creative Approaches to the Design Process

Fairchild Books, 2013

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...What is your design philosophy and how does this impact your teaching?My design philosophy is simple: it’s about discovering and defining self. I believe that as designers we are capable of changing the world: inventing, redefining, problem...

Academic Perspective

Fiona Dieffenbacher

Having studied at the prestigious Parsons the New School for Design in New York City, Fiona Dieffenbacher started out working for Donna Karan and was mentored by both Michael Kors and Anna Sui. She later opened her own boutique, and her collections retailed across the US and Japan. Fiona is now Program Director of the BFA Fashion Design course at Parsons. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Fashion Thinking : Creative Approaches to the Design Process

Fairchild Books, 2013

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...Professor Frances Corner OBE London College of FashionProfessor Frances Corner is Head of London College of Fashion, a role she has held since 2005. London College of Fashion is the only college in the UK to specialize in fashion education,...

The Bigger Picture

Alice Kettle

Alice Kettle is Professor at Manchester Metropolitan University, UK and Visiting Professor at the Centre for Real World Learning University of Winchester, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Machine Stitch : Perspectives

A & C Black, 2010

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...‘The expressive potential of the work is not realised overtly but is deeply embedded/embodied, realised through nuance of gesture, slow repetitive rhythms and a dense accumulation of subtly modulated surfaces that silently speak...

Point of View: Fashion Journalist, Mickey Boardman Paper magazine

Fiona Dieffenbacher

Having studied at the prestigious Parsons the New School for Design in New York City, Fiona Dieffenbacher started out working for Donna Karan and was mentored by both Michael Kors and Anna Sui. She later opened her own boutique, and her collections retailed across the US and Japan. Fiona is now Program Director of the BFA Fashion Design course at Parsons. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Fashion Thinking : Creative Approaches to the Design Process

Fairchild Books, 2013

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...A superlatively flaming ubiquity in New York’s downtown social circles, Mickey Boardman is a parody of fierceness and author of the ‘Ask Mr. Mickey’ column for Paper magazine.How do you view your role in relation to the designer?Well I’ve...

Essential business skills

Angie Boothroyd

Originally from California, Angie Boothroyd worked as a graphic designer when she moved to London in 1994. She then retrained in jewellery at London Guildhall University and then at the Royal College of Art where she completed her MA in 2001. Angie set up a workshop at Cockpit Arts with the help of a Cockpit Arts Seedbed Award and a Setting Up Grant from the Crafts Council. Since then she has exhibited her work throughout the UK and abroad, including such prestigious events as Origin: The London Craft Fair, Goldsmiths’ Fair, and COLLECT. She has taught jewellery making at a variety of institutions. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Setting up a successful jewellery business

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Every jewellery business is different, and you will develop your own way of operating your business over time. In fact, most of your business nous is likely to be learned on the job, not from books. However, there are certain fundamental...

The Fashion Buyer

David Shaw

David Shaw worked in fashion buying for over 20 years for some of the UK’s most famous high street fashion retailers. He is now an academic, consultant trainer and writer on fashion retailing and marketing. David has lectured at the London College of Fashion, Nottingham Trent University, Middlesex University, University of Surrey, Northumbria University and The Institute Marangoni in the UK, as well as the Dublin Institute of Technology and Macquarie University, Sydney. He has previously published four titles on fashion buying, marketing and management for Routledge, Macmillan and Springer-Verlag. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Dimitri Koumbis

Dimitri Koumbis is the Creative Director of Situ Retail Environments, which is a design firm that focuses on consumer research, demographic and trading area studies, branding, store design and visual merchandising/display for retailers. He is also Adjunct Faculty, Fashion Merchandising and Marketing at The Art Institute of New York where he teaches Contemporary Retail Environments, Store Design, Visual Merchandising, Branding, Trends/Forecasting, Textiles, Portfolio, and Apparel/HR Management. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Fashion Buying : From Trend Forecasting to Shop Floor

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2017

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...FALL/Winter 2015–16The Francois Eymeric Presentation during Paris Fashion Week.Fashion buying is often seen as one of the most glamorous of all fashion retailing roles. Many parts of it are; however, other aspects of the job require...

A Career in Jewellery

Elizabeth Galton

Elizabeth Galton is a celebrated British creative talent. Former Creative Director of Links of London, Elizabeth successfully modernized the brand's design. Elizabeth has consulted for many high-profile brands including Swarovski, Liberty and Harvey Nichols. She is a graduate of the Royal College of Art and visiting lecturer at the University of the Arts, the London College of Fashion and Central Saint Martins. She was appointed an official ambassador for London Jewellery Week in 2011. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Basics Fashion Design 10: Jewellery Design : From Fashion to Fine Jewellery

Fairchild Books, 2012

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...Opiom Velourosa Purpra necklace, made with lacquered silver, white gold, rubies, diamonds and rhyolite, designed by Victoire de Castellane.Training The jewellery industry is highly competitive, the most successful and iconic designers...

Designing the Cloth

Alice Kettle

Alice Kettle is Professor at Manchester Metropolitan University, UK and Visiting Professor at the Centre for Real World Learning University of Winchester, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Machine Stitch : Perspectives

A & C Black, 2010

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...the designer’s use of machine stitch requires a particular attention in regard to the needs of fashion, interior fabrics and commercial production. These needs are specific to the requirements of the season (of autumn/winter...

The student collection

Elinor Renfrew

Elinor Renfrew is Associate Head of the Design School and Director for Fashion at Kingston University, UK. Elinor graduated from the renowned MA Fashion course at Central St Martin's, UK and worked in the fashion industry for 10 years before going into education when she moved to Melbourne, Australia, where she taught at RMIT. She has also taught at Manchester Metropolitan University, Edinburgh College of Art and Ravensbourne College of Design and Communication, UK. Elinor has recently been awarded an associate Professorship and is a member of the Graduate Fashion Week and British Fashion Council Steering Committees. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Colin Renfrew

Colin Renfrew is Pro Vice Chancellor Dean at Manchester Metropolitan University, UK. He graduated in Printed Textiles from Glasgow School of Art and went on to complete an MA from Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design. Colin has over 30 years' experience in fashion education in the UK, Australia, Sri Lanka and Russia. He is also a Visiting Professor at the Beijing Institute of Fashion Technology and the China Academy of Art. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Developing a Fashion Collection

Fairchild Books, 2016

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...Sophie Wetherell, Graduate Fashion Week, London.Studying in a fashion course offers you time to develop your imagination, improve your professional awareness, and respond to a series of challenges. A three- or four-year BA undergraduate...

Retail Corporate Offices

Dimitri Koumbis

Dimitri Koumbis is the Creative Director of Situ Retail Environments, which is a design firm that focuses on consumer research, demographic and trading area studies, branding, store design and visual merchandising/display for retailers. He is also Adjunct Faculty, Fashion Merchandising and Marketing at The Art Institute of New York where he teaches Contemporary Retail Environments, Store Design, Visual Merchandising, Branding, Trends/Forecasting, Textiles, Portfolio, and Apparel/HR Management. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Fashion Retailing : From Managing to Merchandising

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2014

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...View of dresses displayed at the headquarters of French luxury brand Dior in Paris. Retail and designer offices often provide visitors with museum-like displays to show their successful looks—past, present, and future.Consumers...