- Globalization, in a fashion sense, is the unification of the fashion world as it relates to trends, branding, and manufacturing. The fashion industry saw the implementation of globalization in the 1980s when the Western world discovered the financial advantages of overseas production. Today, the Internet serves as the ideal venue for fashion global communication for both the consumer and manufacturing worlds. Additionally, a sense of sensitivity and attention is being focused on the cultural component of fashion that spans the globe, specifically in relationship to color, sizing, silhouette, and brand identification. See GENERAL AGREEMENT ON TARIFFS AND TRADE.
Historical Dictionary of the Fashion Industry. Francesca Sterlacci and Joanne Arbuckle.
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