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Unformatted text preview: An Overview of the Apparel Industry Make sure you sign the daily class attendance record QuickTime and a TIFF (Uncompressed) decompressor are needed to see this picture. Just the Facts . We consume 300+ Billion Dollars of Apparel Annually We produce 70+ Billion Dollars in Textile and Apparel Goods Annually There Are 5,000 Textile Firms In The US There Are 24,000+ Apparel Companies In U.S. 1.5 Million People Are Employed Americans = 5% Of World Population, But We Consume 20% Of Its Fiber Origins of Ready to Wear: Driven by Economics Machines Middle Class Manpower A LITTLE HISTORY.. Apparel Before 1850 Menswear Industry: The Early Years Mens RTW developed first Womens RTW lagged 50 years behind From Tailors to Manufacturing Companies- Sailors Tailors QuickTime and a TIFF (Uncompressed) decompressor are needed to see this picture. Gold Rush: Demand for Work Clothes- Levi Strauss Standardization of sizes Civil War Measurements: 1850s QuickTime and a TIFF (Uncompressed) decom are needed to see this pict Womens apparel in the 1860s: Home Sewing and the Butterick Pattern developed in 1863 Womens industry in the late l9th century Ready-to-wear industry began with simple garments QuickTime and a TIFF (Uncompressed) decompressor are needed to see this picture. Recognition of American designers in the 1940s by Lord & Taylor The Effects Of War How the Wars changed fashion TURNING POINTS:...
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This note was uploaded on 04/12/2009 for the course TXA 316Q taught by Professor Prideaux during the Fall '08 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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