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  Industrial fashion - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Industrial fashion is a form of fashion most closely associated with the industrial music scene and is based on styles including punk and military combat uniform aesthetics.
Although close to the goth subculture, industrial fashion and music are much less well-known.
This can be attributed to the relative obscurity of industrial music, as compared to mainstream rock or even gothic rock.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Industrial_fashion   (160 words)

 Learn more about Fashion in the online encyclopedia.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Fashions may vary significantly within a society according to age, social class, generation, occupation and geography as well as over time.
Fashion houses and their associated fashion designers, as well as high-status consumers (including celebrities), appear to have some role in determining the rates and directions of fashion change.
Groups with high cultural status like to keep 'in fashion' to display their position, people who do not keep 'in fashion' can be shunned (see also peer pressure).
www.onlineencyclopedia.org /f/fa/fashion.html   (711 words)

 The Mutated Child of Punk
Industrial subculture was born as a mutated and futuristic form of punk style.
Industrial music's strong focus on sampled audio is another reminder of the subculture's strong ties with a disjoined, technological future.
Industrial fashion is a reflection of the punk style but twisted to the same darker more futuristic time frame that is the basic characteristic of industrial subculture.
project.cyberpunk.ru /idb/mutated_child_of_punk.html   (1497 words)

 Cyberpunk fashion - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Cyberpunk fashion is a term that can be used to refer to fashion scenes and subcultures influenced by the concepts of cyberpunk, i.e., cyber and Industrial fashion.
The fashion presented in The Matrix can be classed as cyberpunk, and has arguably gone on to influence the concept of cyberpunk itself.
Examples being trench coats, sunglasses, boots, goggles, plus fl, monochrome and occasionally neon materials.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Cyberpunk_fashion   (116 words)

 ipedia.com: Fashion Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Fashions are social psychology phenomena common to many fields of human activity and thinking.
Fashion exists in the interstices of aesthetics with innovation, coupled with pleasing details and expense.
Groups with high cultural status like to keep 'in fashion' to display their position; people who do not keep 'in fashion' within a so-called "style tribe" can risk shunning (see also peer pressure).
www.ipedia.com /fashion.html   (789 words)

 Industrial Fashion Show
Industry succeeds in getting more and more transistors on a square inch thanks to the use of almost absolutely dust-free cleanrooms.
Attending the fashion show is impossible most of the time.
This fashion contest was a virtually indispensable opportunity to make a step forward in the rough part of the show and glitter business.
www.xs4all.nl /~jemebius/pl/Jemsto4.htm   (3946 words)

The European idea of fashion as a personal statement rather than a cultural expression begins in the 16th century: ten portraits of German or Italian gentlemen may show ten entirely different hats.
Fashions among upper-class Europeans began to move in synchronicity in the 18th century; though colors and patterns of textiles changed from year to year, (Thornton), the cut of a gentleman's coat and the length of his waistcoat, or the pattern to which a lady's dress was cut changed more slowly.
Men's fashions derived from military models, and changes in a European male silhouette are galvanized in theatres of European war, where gentleman officers had opportunities to make notes of foreign styles: an example is the "Steinkirk" cravat (see Cravat).
www.artzia.com /Arts/Fashion   (1363 words)

 Come See, Taste and Feel Consumer Products Made with Novel Industrial Biotechnology Processes at the BIO 2006 Media ...
Industrial biotechnology is the enabling technology that is making these new products a reality, by revolutionizing the way consumer products are made -- and allowing for the introduction of a whole new wave of consumer products that are bio-based.
Industrial biotechnology harnesses nature's microbial workhorses to convert renewable agricultural feedstocks to fuels, plastics and chemicals.
From the air that we breathe to the cars that we drive, to the clothes that we wear and the crops that we farm, industrial biotechnology is creating new opportunities for greater energy security and a greener future.
www.prnewswire.com /cgi-bin/stories.pl?ACCT=109&STORY=/www/story/03-15-2006/0004321121&EDATE=   (1139 words)

 Harper College Fashion Design Program
Industrial sewing machines and dress forms will be used extensively in the laboratory learning experience.
Highlighting the fashion design program are the many fashion shows produced by students during the year.
Individually designed and constructed creations are selected for the fashion shows at a jury showing where class members have an opportunity to model their designs before a panel of professionals from the fashion world.
www.harpercollege.edu /academ/libart_h/fashion_s/fdesign.htm   (615 words)

 Fashion-Incubator: Industrial sewing machines
Industrial machines have a longer life and are readily repaired with stock parts available from most suppliers.
Posted by: Gigi at November 30, 2005 03:34 PM The scariest thing about an industrial sewing machine is changing the motor when it burns out and if used a lot (6 hours of use a day, which some of mine get) it will someday.
Sometimes terms like "semi-industrial", "heavy duty", and "industrial strength" are used to imply that a household sewing machine has the power of an industrial.
www.fashion-incubator.com /mt/archives/industrial_sewing_machines.html   (4399 words)

 Fashion-Incubator: Industrial sewing machines pt 2
Industrials are less expensive, faster, more durable, more reliable, have a longer life span and retain their value.
My first industrial was a zig-zag machine (Singer 20U-33) because occasionally I need to sew braid trim and tackle twill on athletic uniforms in my business.
I have never used an industrial machine before and I have no idea how to lift the presser foot (the machine came with it threaded and with fabric under the foot).
www.fashion-incubator.com /mt/archives/industrial_sewing_machines_pt_2.html   (1733 words)

 Industrial Distribution - Around and About   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
That was a legitimate question for attendees of The MRO 2003, an industrial trade show unofficially known as the "Industrial Fashion Fair," hosted by Norwegian distributor TESS.
TESS launched the Industrial Fashion Fair a few years ago, and positive response from customers and exhibitors has caused it to grow.
Tubing and hose manufacturer NewAge Industries celebrates its 50th anniversary this year…The Granville, N.Y., facility of Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics was certified to the ISO-14001 environmental standard…AGL Welding Supply of New Jersey was certified and registered to the ISO 9001:2000 standard…Simonds International was registered to the ISO 9001:2000 standard.
www.manufacturing.net /ind/article/CA376213.html?stt=001&pubdate=2/1/2004   (480 words)

 Fashion Design Undergraduate Major - University of North Texas
A concentration in fashion design at the University of North Texas prepares you for a career as a fashion designer or illustrator, or for design and production positions in the fashion industry.
As a fashion design student, you will take courses in art history, fashion design, fashion drawing, the history of fashion, industrial sewing techniques and the merchandising/marketing area to learn about fashion retailing.
Its director, who is also a fashion design faculty member, is nationally recognized as an expert on fashion design and the history of fashion.
www.unt.edu /pais/insert/ufash.htm   (774 words)

 Domus Academy - Master in Fashion Design
It consists of a series of lectures transversal to fashion and psychology, whereby special attention is paid to the methods implementable when analysing specific phenomena: from their fundamental meaning to the lexicon of fashion and the creativity between desire and project.
Understanding the fashion phenomenon is faced by looking at human sciences through a study aimed at the development of an original design, while the tools are provided for carrying out the iconographic research on the imaginary of fashion.
The socioeconomic changes affecting the advanced industrial society are analysed on the base of transformation scenarios and by investigating the changes occurred in the main domains of life with respect to the consumption behavioural patterns in the field of design and fashion.
www.domusacademy.it /dasite/eng/mst/mstfd2.htm   (1703 words)

 University of Cincinnati News: Trip to Italy an Educational and Cultural Experience
Many UC fashion and industrial design students are "changed forever in many ways" as a result of their recent trip to Italy.
Visiting the Domus Academy, a world-renowned industrial design center in Milan, was of particular relevance because it was founded with the specific goal of linking the disciplines of fashion and industrial design, paralleling the teaching philosophy of the trip.
Industrial design students also visited the town of Pisa, with its famous leaning tower, and Vinci, the hometown of Leonardo.
www.uc.edu /news/italy2.htm   (714 words)

 FASHION & DESIGN LAB - Academic and master programs in Florence - Fashion interior industrial design school in Florence
Its mission is the training of professional figures able to find a clear role in the world of Fashion and Design, but also the update of the skills for those who already have a role in the companies pertaining to these areas.
In our team of trainers you can find fashion designers, architects, designers and IT professionals, but first of all professionals who already work with the best companies in the Fashion and Design areas.
Acquired skills range from 2D and 3D graphics to the effective use of vertical applications particularly aimed at the area of fashion design and design in general, not excluding the use of the latest communications tools like the Internet and digital multimedia,.
www.fashiondesignlab.com /about.htm   (370 words)

 designfeast.com -- industrial
Industrial Designers Society of America: "IDSA is the voice of industrial design, representing the profession to business, government, education, the media and the general public and serving its information and networking needs."
International Council of Societies of Industrial Design: "Established in 1957 to advance the discipline of industrial design at the international level, ICSID is a non-profit, non-governmental organization supported by professional, promotional, educational, associate and corporate member societies on all continents."
Quality Function Deployment: "In today's industrial society, where the growing distance between producers and users is a concern, QFD links the needs of the customer (end user) with design, development, engineering, manufacturing, and service functions.
www.designfeast.com /industrial   (1690 words)

 Definition of Punk fashion
Punk fashion is a fashion style largely associated with the punk movement during the late 1970s and early 1980s.
A classic punk fashion look might consist of: a pair of combat boots, motorcycle boots or Doctor Martens boots, tight jeans or tight leather pants worn with a ripped T-shirt and silver bracelets.
Even though true punk has no fashion, the people who try to dress all these ways are "posers" in true punks' eyes, thus called "punk by the book," based on the song by the post-punk band, Anti-Flag.
www.wordiq.com /definition/Punk_fashion   (563 words)

 business.nsw.gov.au   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Hailed as the fashion capital of the Asia/Pacific region, Sydney is the hub of Australia's fashion design and manufacturing industry.
Australia's unique style and creativity is attracting the attention of fashion critics, buyers and media from Europe, the United States and Asia.
Major fashion retailers such as Browns, Fenwick, House of Fraser, Selfridges, and Yasmin Cho (United Kingdom); Henri Bendels (United States); Colette Boutique (France); Barneys (Japan); Ad:Hoc and Lane Crawford (Hong Kong); and CK Tangs and Club 21 (Singapore), are all buyers of Australian product.
www.business.nsw.gov.au /key.asp?cid=202   (630 words)

 Boston.com / Your Life / Fashion / Beyond the pale
Her hands bring all of these elements into single outfits, bits of historic fashion pulled together as tightly as the corsets she makes.
The Fashion Victims show also will feature collections from Anita Bhatt, a Providence-based designer who makes clothes under her own brand, Vicious Dollz.
Lyons, 28, decided to focus on the military as her theme for the Fashion Victims show, for good reason: her father, a major in the US Army Reserves, was recently deployed to Iraq.
www.boston.com /yourlife/fashion/articles/2004/11/11/beyond_the_pale   (566 words)

 Cyberpunk Fashion   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
...It combines aspects of Industrial fashion, Gothic fashion, and BDSM fashion with post modern computer.....Cyberprep fashion is a derogatory term used to refer to yuppie trends that...
Cyberpunk fashion [Categories: Fashion, Cyberpunk] Cyberpunk fashion is a modern fashion movement, seen mostly in underground night clubs.
...cyberpunk fashion This article or section should be merged with cyber subculture Cyberpunk fashion.....It combines aspects of Industrial fashion, Gothic fashion, and BDSM fashion with...
www.silkwebware.com /cyberpunk-fashion.html   (255 words)

 SFMOMA | Press Room | Current + Upcoming Exhibitions
In the past, glamour has been marginalized in industrial design—the demands of the machine age dictated that form must follow function—and even reviled in architecture, where the pared–down aesthetics of modernism and minimalism have reigned since the mid–twentieth century.
Glamour: Fashion, Industrial Design, Architecture traces the transformation of glamour during the last seventy years, from the civic architecture of Edward Durell Stone to the high–end couture of Gianni Versace.
In the field of fashion, the exhibition describes how mid–century couture houses, in reaction to the fiscal restraints of the war years, tended toward an extravagant use of fabric in their designs.
www.sfmoma.org /press/pressroom.asp?id=203&do=exhibitions   (1250 words)

 Dependable Fashion   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
See live article   Fashion A fashion consists of a current (constantly changing) trend, favoured for frivolous rather than logical or intellectual reasons.
Although frequently applying to clothes and to other aspects of appearance, the concept of "fashion" can apply to music, art, politics and even mathematics and the choice of...
See live article   Industrial fashion Industrial fashion is a form of fashion most closely associated with the industrial music scene and is based on military uniforms, high combat boots and some aspects of punk fashion.
www.quipuha.com /15/27.html   (984 words)

 Laurel Hoffmann Fashion Design, Pattern making, clothing design   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Using this classroom-tested program, learn the professional fashion design pattern design and clothing design procedures used in the world's top design rooms to produce beautifully custom fitted, highly desirable garments like those sold in high-end boutiques in Paris and New York City.
Industrial fashion design methods, pattern making and clothing design skills will enable you to start a home-based fashion design business, learn to sew more professionally, and learn the art of draping, drafting and fitting.
Although you will learn about industrial sewing machines, all can be done on a treadle sewing machine in the home.
www.laurelhoffmann.com   (238 words)

 washingtonpost.com: Industrial-Strength Fashion at Zenith
This group show taking fashion as its muse includes several representatives from the grouchy-feminist camp.
They're the ones who call their pieces "Fashion Sucks" and "Ouch" (for the stone stilettos).
The cerulean tint of her pictures depicting models frolicking in a pool may ease your heat exhaustion, but they won't fire your imagination: A slick lot, they're shot in the manner of an ad campaign for high-end lingerie.
www.washingtonpost.com /ac2/wp-dyn/A50512-2004Jul14?language=printer   (812 words)

Fashion Net focuses on promoting networking activities aiming at fostering innovation and technology transfer among SMEs of the fashion system, meaning the sector which includes textiles, apparel, shoes, leather and connected horizontal activities (design, supply chain, environment, etc.).
INSME goals), operating in the fashion industry (industrial associations, incubators, R&D and sectoral technical organisation, National Contact Points and organisations supporting innovation and technology transfer in SMEs) and among clusters of SMEs.
The geographical coverage of the project includes 8 countries: 4 EU Member Countries (Italy, represented by IPI - the Italian Institute for Industrial Promotion - which is the project co-ordinator, France, Greece and Spain), 2 new Member States (Czech Republic and Lithuania) and 2 candidate countries (Romania and Turkey).
www.ipi.it /en_inside.asp?id=937   (458 words)

 MarkLabaj.com| Mark Labaj Design: Architecture, Art, Design Consulting, Fashion, Furniture, Industrial Arts, Jewelry, ...
While studying for his Masters in Architecture, he was encouraged to expand his talents into other design theatres.
This direction was later followed by art, fashion and jewelry endeavors.
Today, Mark continues pursuing his architectural license, and still sets his sights on his furniture, fashion, sculpture, photography, literature and industrial designs.
www.marklabaj.com /bio.html   (389 words)

 Graphic designers
Graphic designers may work evenings or weekends to meet production schedules, especially in the printing and publishing industries where deadlines are shorter and more frequent.
Workers in other occupations in the art and design field include artists and related workers; commercial and industrial designers; fashion designers; floral designers; and interior designers.
Other occupations that require computer-aided design skills include computer software engineers, drafters, and desktop publishers.
www.bls.gov /oco/ocos090.htm   (2051 words)

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