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Parures, Pashminas, and Portraiture, or, How Joséphine Bonaparte Fashioned the Napoleonic Empire

Fashion in European Art : Dress and Identity, Politics and the Body, 1775– 1925

I.B.Tauris, 2017

Book chapter

...In his memoirs, Napoléon would describe his first wife, Joséphine, thus: ‘Era la dama la più graziosa di Francia. She was the goddess of the toilet; all the fashions originated with her; everything she put on appeared elegant; and she...

1815–1871: Turkophilia, Afromania and the Indes

Adam Geczy

Sydney College of the Arts, the University of Sydney Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Fashion and Orientalism : Dress, Textiles and Culture from the 17th to the 21st Century

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

Book chapter

...Yet neither high Egyptian nights nor the black and opulent coffee with cardamom seed nor the frequent literary discussions with the Doctors of the Law nor the venerable muslin turban nor the meals eaten with his fingers made him forget his...

Slovakia: Ethnic Dress

Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion Volume 9 : East Europe, Russia, and the Caucasus

Berg, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...Slovakia is a mountainous landlocked country in Central Europe, slightly larger than Switzerland. Slovaks have retained an enduring sense of their ethnicity, as manifested in the preservation of the Slovak language despite a turbulent...

Czech Ethnic Dress

Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion Volume 9 : East Europe, Russia, and the Caucasus

Berg, 2010

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...The Czech Republic is a landlocked country in central Europe, which, in the twenty-first century, comprises the three historic provinces of Bohemia, Moravia, and Upper Silesia. The country is composed primarily of West Slavic people...

Fashioning Faith

Lynne Hume

Lynne Hume is Associate Professor, School of History, Philosophy, Religion and Classics, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Religious Life of Dress : Global Fashion and Faith

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

Book chapter

...This chapter will look at two of the major monotheistic world religious traditions: traditional JudaismSources for background information on Judaism in addition to those cited in text: Encyclopedia Britannica (2003); Neusner, Avery Peck...

Lithuania: Ethnic Dress

Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion Volume 9 : East Europe, Russia, and the Caucasus

Berg, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...Lithuania, situated in northeastern Europe on the Baltic Sea, was until the twentieth century a nation of people living off the land. Up until 1970, more than half of Lithuania’s population lived outside of major urban areas. The country...

Ethnicity

Sarah Cheang

Sarah Cheang is Senior Lecturer in the Department of Cultural and Historical Studies, London College of Fashion, University of the Arts London, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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A Cultural History of Dress and Fashion in the Age of Empire Volume 5

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Book chapter

...Dress has played a crucial role in the expression of ethnicity. In all human societies, the body has been dressed and adorned in some way, through the draping and sewing of textiles and animal skins, the wearing of jewelry...

Religion and Dress

Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion Volume 8 : West Europe

Berg, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...The wearing of special dress by all or some members of particular religions is commonplace throughout the world. In most cases, a distinction is made between the special dress worn by those officiating at religious services and that worn...

The Shawl and the Head Cover

Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion Volume 4 : South Asia and Southeast Asia

Bloomsbury Academic, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...A draped, uncut length of cloth has been the basis of Indian male and female dress since the earliest times. This draped cloth has taken many forms, with the turban, sari, and dhoti having been the major components of dress across India...

Accessories

Steven Stipelman

Steven Stipelman is a professor at the Fashion Institute of Technology. He has taught at Parsons School of Design and Marist College and has conducted workshops at colleges and universities around the country. In addition to working as staff illustrator at Henri Bendel in New York City, Stipelman was a fashion artist at Women&s Wear Daily for 25 years. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Illustrating Fashion : Concept to Creation

Fairchild Books, 2017

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...Accessories polish off a garment and can give a fashion figure great drama. Just as designers choose the accessories for a collection with great care, the same care should be taken with your artwork. Studying runway photographs, you...