The World of Fashion

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The World of Fashion by Mind Map: The World of Fashion

1. Reasons we wear clothing

1.1. psychological needs

1.1.1. adornment

1.1.2. identity

1.1.3. status

1.1.4. cultural identity

1.1.5. heritage

1.2. physical needs

1.2.1. protection

1.2.2. safety

1.3. social needs

1.3.1. modesty/immodesty

1.3.2. group affiliation

2. the business of fashion

2.1. 3 industry segments

2.1.1. primary market

2.1.1.1. research and development

2.1.1.2. textile

2.1.1.2.1. Fibers>Fabrics>Converter

2.1.1.3. construction

2.1.1.3.1. fabrics

2.1.1.3.2. yarns

2.1.1.3.3. fibres

2.1.2. secondary market

2.1.2.1. manufacturer

2.1.2.2. distribution

2.1.3. tertiary market

2.1.3.1. retail industry

3. Fashion industry levels

3.1. couture

3.1.1. Paris, France

3.1.2. Charles Fredrick Worth

3.1.3. designers and design houses

3.1.4. individual measurements

3.1.4.1. unique

3.2. ready-to-wear

3.2.1. Original

3.2.2. Inspired by Couture

3.2.3. large stocks

3.2.4. New York City

3.3. mass production

3.3.1. reinterpretation of RTW

3.3.2. Great employee numbers

3.3.3. highly mechanized

4. origins

4.1. Late Medieval and Italian Renaissance

4.1.1. Shakespeare

4.1.2. De Vinci

4.1.3. Queen Elizabeth I

4.2. French Revolution

4.2.1. Rise of middle class

4.2.2. Cultural influence

4.3. King Louis XIV

4.3.1. France the capital of high fashion