Date of Defense
Family and Consumer Sciences
Brooke Parpas, Family and Consumer Sciences
fashion design, apparel
Fruit da Vida is a revolutionary method of clothing design that focuses on fitting and accentuating the true female form. Fruita realizes women's frustrations in locating ready-to-wear clothing that fits their shape. Presents a method of sizing based on body "shapes": pear, apple, banana, and strawberry to accommodate the needs of female shoppers.
Staff, Emily, "Fruita da Vida - A Revolutionary Method of Sizing and Design for Women's Pret-a-Porter Clothing" (2004). Honors Theses. 356.
Honors Thesis-Campus Only