Create a line for Bank employees both Managers and Clerks to be launched Fall 2015
The line should consist of minimum of 4 pieces:
Jacket or Blazer
21 points Part 1
Research 3 important dress designers who have created uniforms. Possible examples are Armani for the Army; Pucci for the airlines and Stan Herman; In this section name the designer and the company or institution for whom they created a line.
Why did the designer choose to undertake the project. Describe the history of the project and the outcome.
Provide pictures of the final products.
Use MLA documented style.
21 points Part 2
Write a research report using MLA documentation style about the trends for uniform segment or career apparel 2015 in each of the following categories:
Colors appropriate to the fashion season and Bank professionals
Fiber and Fabrics best suitable to the project and needs of employees
Silhouettes for each of the elements in the wardrobe
Use the Berkeley Library electronic resource “Stylesight” (a professional resource tool) and other on line resources to identify forecasting trends.
15 points Part 3
Create sketches or provide pictures for each item in the line in color.
8 points Part 4
Create cost sheets for each item in the line. (some costing factors for your use are attached.)
25 points Part 4
Write a 3 page double spaced report to the Bank’s Board summarizing your findings and offering a convincing argument why changing from the current mode of dress to this uniform collection will benefit the bank. Include research used by other industries regarding the benefits that occur due to this change in dress. Document your sources. Tie in to the research from Part 1 on the success of career uniform by other designers.
10 points The paper must conform to MLA style format, documenting all facts within the text and providing a works cited. Any cut and paste or plagiarized information will qualify as a 0.
This is an academic 10 page research paper not including pictures or sketches. You must follow all the guidelines of MLA format. The library fashion liaison can provide assistance in the research and writing style.
Cost Estimates for cost sheets
Fabric Price List
Wool blend 59-60” 150cm $5.00 per yard/meter
Poly blend 59-60” 150cm $4.00 per yard/meter
Cottonlow quality knit or woven 59-60” 150cm $3.00 per yard/meter
Or Blended fabrics
Cotton high quality knit or woven 59-60” 150cm $8.00 per yard/meter
Stretch cottons 59-60” 150cm $5.00 per yard/meter
Labor prices Low labor Premium labor Est. Yardage
Short sleeve shirt 5.00 12.00 2.5 yds
Long sleeve shirt 8.00 16.00 3 yds
Jacket or blazer 10.00 25.00 4 yds
Skirt 6.00 12.50 2.5 yds
Pant 8.00 14.00 3.5 yds
Via boat $.35
Via air $2.50