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The End of Fashion: How Marketing Changed the Clothing Business Forever
Teri Agins The time when "fashion" was defined by French designers whose clothes could be afforded only by elite has ended. Now designers take their cues from mainstream consumers and creativity is channeled more into mass-marketing clothes than into designing them. Indeed, one need look no further than the Gap to see proof of this. In The End of Fashion, Wall Street Journal, reporter Teri Agins astutely explores this seminal change, laying bare all aspects of the fashion industry from manufacturing, retailing, anmd licensing to image making and financing. Here as well are fascinating insider vignettes that show Donna Karan fighting with financiers,the rivalry between Ralph Lauren and Tommy Hilfiger, and the commitment to haute conture that sent Isaac Mizrahi's business spiraling.
Money Matters for Teens
Larry Burkett and Todd TempleTeens always want more money. However, often they do not know how to handle the money they do have. Larry Burkett knows parents need to educate teens on solid, biblical money management if they're to exercise these habits as adults. In Money Matters for Teens, Burkett address issues of specific concern for teens and teaches them the basics to help them prepare for financial independence.
Success for Teens: Real Teens Talk About Using the Slight Edge
EditorThe SUCCESS Foundation® believes every teen needs to be directed toward a path that enables them to achieve their goals, pursue a career and become productive citizens. That's why we created SUCCESS for TeensTM, a book and audio CD illustrating the importance of clarifying goals, practicing the small efforts necessary for success, and accepting responsibility for one's own destiny. Organized in an easy-to-read format and sprinkled with engaging exercises, action steps and stories from real teens, SUCCESS for Teens helps teens embrace eight principles that will allow them to shape the futures they want.
Daily Reflections For Highly Effective Teens
Sean CoveyMake the ultimate teenage success guide part of your life every day Sean Covey's The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens has helped hundreds of thousands of teens find a path toward success and personal fulfilment. Now, with Daily Reflections for Highly Effective Teens, comes a book that will inspire teens to understand, appreciate, and internalize the power of the 7 Habits. With this day-by-day success guide, teenagers will learn how to improve their self-image, build friendships, resist peer pressure, achieve their goals, make important decisions, and live healthier, more self-confident lives. Packed with great quotes, excellent ideas, and inspiration, Sean Covey's warm, insightful, and humorous guide gives teens a road map for surviving and thriving in adolescence and beyond.
7: An Experimental Mutiny Against Excess
Jen HatmakerAmerican life can be excessive, to say the least. That’s what Jen Hatmaker had to admit after taking in hurricane victims who commented on the extravagance of her family’s upper middle class home. She once considered herself unmotivated by the lure of prosperity, but upon being called “rich” by an undeniably poor child, evidence to the contrary mounted, and a social experiment turned spiritual was born.7 is the true story of how Jen (along with her husband and her children to varying degrees) took seven months, identified seven areas of excess, and made seven simple choices to fight back against the modern-day diseases of greed, materialism, and overindulgence.Food. Clothes. Spending. Media. Possessions. Waste. Stress. They would spend thirty days on each topic, boiling it down to the number seven. Only eat seven foods, wear seven articles of clothing, and spend money in seven places. Eliminate use of seven media types, give away seven things each day for one month, adopt seven green habits, and observe “seven sacred pauses.” So, what’s the payoff from living a deeply reduced life? It’s the discovery of a greatly increased God—a call toward Christ-like simplicity and generosity that transcends social experiment to become a radically better existence.
Simply Sewing (Kids Can Do It)
Judy Ann SadlerThis book in the Kids Can Do It series features breezy wraps and terrific tote bags for the beach, neat trims for plain clothes or a skirt made from worn-out jeans -- Simply Sewing has these and many other projects all stitched up! Includes sewing-machine basics, hand-sewing stitches and fabric facts. Step-by-step instructions with full-color illustrations and photos make it "sew" simple!
Money Matters Workbook for Teens (ages 11-14)
Larry Burkett and Todd TempleDid you know that the average American teenager spends nearly $3,000 a year? Sounds like a lot, doesn't it? But with money gifts from birthday and Christmas, allowances, and part-time jobs, teenagers have gained purchasing power in this country.But when you turn 20, will you know where that $21,000 went? We like to have money, save money, and especially spend money, but few people put learning about money at the top of their priority list. As a teen, maybe you don't feel that you have enough money to worry about it, but even though you don't have much, you have enough to matter - especially to the people that sell products for teens! Don't get caught in the web of marketing gurus. Take control of your money, so no one else will.In the Money Matters Workbook for Teens, Larry Burkett and Todd Temple will show teens how to:Pay fair price for quality items.Avoid being ripped off by misleading ads and salespeople.Stay out of debt.Save for a car, college, your own business.Give money away that will make a difference in the world.Save money to do fun things with your friends.Learn skills that will help you right now, and prepare for a successful financial future.
Peacemaker, The: Handling Conflict without Fighting Back or Running Away
Kevin Johnson and Ken SandeTragic confrontations at schools throughout the past two decades are striking evidence that teens need help and training in peaceful conflict resolution. God knows each conflict a teen goes through--with their families, friends, and teachers--and he is in control. In this student edition of The Peacemaker, Ken Sande and Kevin Johnson show teens, youth leaders, parents, and pastors, how they can apply biblical principles to conflict situations, allowing for forgiveness and reconciliation instead of hatred or violence. With an approachable style that treats teens with respect, this much-needed resource can be used individually or as part of a small group or youth group study.
The Secret to Teen Power
Paul HarringtonSince its original publication, The Secret has inspired millions to live extraordinary lives. The Secret to Teen Power makes the knowledge of the law of attraction accessible and relevant to today’s teens. It explains the law of attraction in relation to teen issues such as friends and relationships, schoolwork, and self-image. It explains how teens can transform their own lives and live their dreams, by understanding and using the power they have in their hands. The Secret to Teen Power promises to follow the path of The Secret, inspiring teens and young people to bring joy and harmony to all aspects of their lives.
The Fashion Sketchpad: 420 Figure Templates for Designing Looks and Building Your Portfolio
Tamar DanielThe ultimate tool for aspiring fashion designers who love to sketch clothes but dont have the skills (or the patience!) to draw proportional figures, this sketchpad is filled with 420 figure templates in 20 different fashion-forward poses. Printed in a specially formulated Pantone color, the figures disappear from view when photocopied or scanned, eliminating the need to fuss with light boxes or tracing paper. An illustrated garment glossary showing the distinguishing details between a caftan, a sheath, a maxi, and so on—plus additional resources—help fashion rookies create the wardrobes of their dreams.

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