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The Fascination of Contingency: Fashion and Modern Society

Philosophical Perspectives on Fashion

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Fashion involves crucial aspects of modern semantics, as the forms of individuality and the relationship with time. The key issue is the concept of contingency, which in modern times acquires an unprecedented significance, illustrated...

Them and Us, He or She?

Susan Vincent

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Dressing the Elite : Dressing the Elite Clothes in Early Modern England

Berg, 2003

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...On 22 February 1623, John Chamberlain wrote his friend Dudley Carleton a letter full, as usual, of the latest political gossip. He described the departure of Prince Charles on what was to have been a secret trip into Spain, for the purpose...

Introduction: ‘When I am in Good Habitt’

Susan Vincent

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Dressing the Elite : Dressing the Elite Clothes in Early Modern England

Berg, 2003

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...History and Dress In his diary entry for 8 October 1666, Samuel Pepys recorded the beginnings of a new look. England was at war with France and London reeling from the aftermath of the Great Fire, and so the King intended to create...

Addressing the Body

Susan Vincent

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Dressing the Elite : Dressing the Elite Clothes in Early Modern England

Berg, 2003

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...Outwardly for Defence … Inwardly for Cleanliness Later generations tend to look back in sartorial judgement, and impute to early modern dress a negative range of values. It was surely restrictive, unhygienic, uncomfortable, unhealthy...

Fashioning Appearances

Susan Vincent

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Dressing the Elite : Dressing the Elite Clothes in Early Modern England

Berg, 2003

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...Although this is an examination of the meanings and utilizations of clothing within elite early modern society, this first chapter will consider its styles and component garments. This may seem like a step in an altogether unreflective...

None Shall Wear

Susan Vincent

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Dressing the Elite : Dressing the Elite Clothes in Early Modern England

Berg, 2003

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...On 11 January 1591/2, an attorney by the name of Kinge appeared before the Privy Council. Kinge was ‘presumptuous’ and presented himself before their Lordships ‘in apparrell unfitt for his calling, with a guilt rapier, extreame greate...

‘Twisted’ Poses: The Kabuku Aesthetic in Early Edo Genre Painting

Classic and Modern Writings on Fashion

Berg, 2009

Encyclopedia entry

...Source: Nicole Coolidge Rousmaniere (ed.) Kazari: Decoration and Display in Japan 15th–19th Centuries (British Museum Press, 2002), 42–49.The new military elite in the seventeenth century ruled according to a Neo-Confucian ideology...

Clothes Make the Man

Susan Vincent

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Dressing the Elite : Dressing the Elite Clothes in Early Modern England

Berg, 2003

Book chapter

...His Garments Helpe Him to bee Counted Such a One Phineas Pett (Figure 6), eventually to become a master shipbuilder and naval commissioner, described his strategy for advancing his fortunes. As a young man in dire financial straits he...

The 17th Century, 1600–1700

Phyllis G. Tortora

Phyllis G. Tortora is a widely published author of textbooks, encyclopedias and reference works, and a specialist on textiles and historic costume. Her books include Fairchild's Dictionary of Textiles, the Dictionary of Fashion, and Fairchild's Encyclopedia of Accessories. She is the co-author (with Keith Eubank) of Survey of Historic Costume: A History of Western Dress, and has contributed articles to Scribner's Encyclopedia of Clothing and Fashion. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sara B. Marcketti

Sara B. Marcketti is an associate professor at Iowa State University, USA, where she serves as an associate director in the Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching and formerly served as curator at the Textiles and Clothing Museum. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Survey of Historic Costume

Fairchild Books, 2021

Book chapter

...After studying this chapter, you will be able to:Examine the influences countries and individuals had in shaping fashion directionsExplain the role of 17th-century religious conflicts in dress practicesCompare and contrast dress...

Far Eastern Influences in Latin American Fashions

The Latin American Fashion Reader

Berg Publishers, 2005

Book chapter

...In 1625, Thomas Gage wrote: (Gage 1958: 67) It is a by-word that at Mexico four things are fair; that is to say, the women, the apparel, the horses, and the streets. But to this I may add the beauty of some of the coaches of the gentry...