This work prepares students to meet the challenges of a career in today's fashion business. This text covers a basic understanding of fashion history; design and product development; textile, leather and furs; apparel and accessories, as well as the retail businesses that sell fashion merchandise.Stone, Elaine is the author of 'Infashion Fun! Fame! Fortune!', published 2006 under ISBN 9781563674518 and ISBN 1563674513.