# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Fashion Marketing Task 1411502061

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Identify domestic and international fashion market centers and the focus of each.

Definition

Identification should include the definition of fashion market center and examples of major domestic fashion centers (e.g., New York, Los Angeles, Dallas, Atlanta, Miami) and international fashion market centers (e.g., Paris, London, Milan, Rome, Hong Kong), as well as fashion specialties associated with each market center.

Process/Skill Questions

  • What could be the possible economic impact of the fashion industry on a city or community?
  • What makes a city a fashion market center?
  • How does a market center differ from an apparel mart? What are the pros and cons of each for the fashion buyer?
  • What is the importance of Fashion Week to the fashion industry?
  • What are the advantages and disadvantages of each major market center for a specific fashion business?
  • What is the importance of global sourcing in the fashion industry? How does it connect international and national fashion centers?
  • Why have some countries gained more acclaim as fashion centers over others? What factors contribute to this?
  • How do fashion associations support the work of fashion centers?

Related Standards of Learning

History and Social Science

WG.5

The student will analyze the characteristics of the regions of the United States and Canada by

  1. identifying and analyzing the location of major geographic regions and major cities on maps and globes;
  2.  describing major physical and environmental features;
  3. explaining important economic characteristics; and
  4.  recognizing cultural influences and landscapes.

WG.6

The student will analyze the characteristics of the Latin American and Caribbean regions by

  1. identifying and analyzing the location of major geographic regions and major cities on maps and globes;
  2. describing major physical and environmental features;
  3. explaining important economic characteristics; and
  4. recognizing cultural influences and landscapes.

WG.7

The student will analyze the characteristics of the European region by

  1. identifying and analyzing the location of major geographic regions and major cities on maps and globes;
  2. describing major physical and environmental features;
  3. explaining important economic characteristics; and
  4. recognizing cultural influences and landscapes.

WG.8

The student will analyze the characteristics of the Russian and Central Asian regions by

  1. identifying and analyzing the location of major geographic regions and major cities on maps and globes;
  2. describing major physical and environmental features;
  3. explaining important economic characteristics; and
  4. recognizing cultural influences and landscapes.

WG.9

The student will analyze the characteristics of the Sub-Saharan African region by

  1. identifying and analyzing the location of major geographic regions and major cities on maps and globes;
  2. describing major physical and environmental features;
  3. explaining important economic characteristics; and
  4. recognizing cultural influences and landscapes.

WG.10

The student will analyze the characteristics of the North African and Southwest Asian regions by

  1. identifying and analyzing the location of major geographic regions and major cities on maps and globes;
  2. describing major physical and environmental features;
  3. explaining important economic characteristics; and
  4. recognizing cultural influences and landscapes.

WG.11

The student will analyze the characteristics of the South Asian and Southeast Asian regions by

  1. identifying and analyzing the location of major geographic regions and major cities on maps and globes;
  2. describing major physical and environmental features;
  3. explaining important economic characteristics; and
  4. recognizing cultural influences and landscapes.

WG.12

The student will analyze the characteristics of the East Asian region by

  1. identifying and analyzing the location of major geographic regions and major cities on maps and globes;
  2. describing major physical and environmental features;
  3. explaining important economic characteristics; and
  4. recognizing cultural influences and landscapes.

WG.13

The student will analyze the characteristics of the Australian and Pacific Islands regions by

  1. identifying and analyzing the location of major geographic regions and major cities on maps and globes;
  2. describing major physical and environmental features;
  3. explaining important economic characteristics; and
  4. recognizing cultural influences and landscapes.

WG.16

The student will apply social science skills to analyze the patterns of urban development by

  1. applying the concepts of site and situation to major cities in each region;
  2. explaining how the functions of towns and cities have changed over time; and
  3. describing the unique influence of urban areas and challenges they face.

WG.17

The student will apply social science skills to analyze the impact of globalization by

  1. identifying factors, including comparative advantage, that influence the distribution of economic activities and trade;
  2. describing ways that economic and social interactions change over time; and
  3. mapping, describing, and evaluating economic unions.

Other Related Standards

National MBAResearch Standards-Business Administration

Understand the nature of business to show its contributions to society.