HUEC 2045 REVIEW EXAM IV
Fashion Producers in Other Countries
What are the 3 types of foreign fashion producers that supply the U. S. market?
1)haute couture houses
2)ready-to-wear fashion centers in other countries
3)contractors in other countries-offshore production
What and who are the
countries in Asia?
What third world nations have stepped in to fill
the void in low cost apparel?
-Newly Industrialized Country (NIC): “Asian Tigers”, countries that not long ago were
developing countries but now have significant industrialization and fast-growing
-Taiwan, South Korea, Hong Kong, Singapore
-China, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, Philippines
+India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka
+Vietnam, Cambodia, Nepal
What are the advantages of low-cost contracting in Latin America?
-abundant labor, low wages, faster response because of location, less quota restrictions
prêt-a-porter, Chambre Syndicale de la Couture Parisienne, Chambre
Syndicale du Prêt-A-Porter, couturier, couturiere, createurs,
Haute couture: “the finest dressmaking” as used in the fashion business, this refers to a firm
whose designer creates a collection of original designs that are then duplicted for
individual customers on a made-to-order basis.