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Umbrellas and Parasols

The Berg Companion to Fashion

Bloomsbury Academic, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...The origins of the word “umbrella” lie in the Latin umbra, meaning shade, while “parasol” comes from the Latin sol, meaning sun, and the two words were used interchangeably up until the middle of the eighteenth century (Farrell 1985). Since...

Gloves, Umbrellas, and Eyewear

Celia Stall-Meadows

Celia Stall-Meadows is assistant professor of Fashion Marketing in the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences at Northeastern State University in Tahlequah, Oklahoma. Her professional memberships include the International Textile and Apparel Association and the American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Know Your Fashion Accessories

Fairchild Publications, 2004

Book chapter

...Dear Anxious:For formal functions greet your escort completely attired and ready to depart. Your gloves should be donned in the privacy of your boudoir and of course worn during the entire evening. This observance is correct for less formal...

“Underneath the Parasol”: Umbrellas as Symbols of Imperialism, Race, Youth, Flirtation, and Masculinity

Ariel Beaujot

Ariel Beaujot is a Visiting Scholar and Post-Doctoral Fellow with the Department of History at the University of Vermont. She has also published the following articles relating to this study of Victorian fashion accessories: The Beauty of Her Hands: The Glove and the Making of the Middle-Class Body, and Coiffing Vanity: A Study of the Manufacture, Design, and Meaning of the Celluloid Hairbrush in America, 1900-1930. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Victorian Fashion Accessories

Berg, 2012

Book chapter

...When the Prince of Wales undertook his famous 1877 voyage to India, he was warned not to appear in public without an umbrella over his head.Anon., “The Evolution of the Umbrella,” Chambers’s Journal of Popular Literature, Science and Arts...

Accessories

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

Berg, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...There is a debate about whether accessories are “essential” or “additional to dress.” From 1800 onwards, there are relatively few new accessories; some gradually disappeared, and others became increasingly important, their roles reflecting...

Accessories of Dress

Celia Stall-Meadows

Celia Stall-Meadows is assistant professor of Fashion Marketing in the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences at Northeastern State University in Tahlequah, Oklahoma. Her professional memberships include the International Textile and Apparel Association and the American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion Volume 3 : The United States and Canada

Bloomsbury Academic, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...The accessories industries in Canada and the United States are multibillion dollar industries that include many diverse product categories. Fashion accessories may be defined as fashion items that are carried or worn, and support or accent...