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Perfume

The Berg Companion to Fashion

Bloomsbury Academic, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...Perfume, from the Latin per fumum, meaning through smoke, has been a barometer of society and its mores throughout recorded history. Like fashion, it provides a road map to people’s strivings for individuality, self-aggrandizement, social...

The Cerementing of the Gentleman

Classic and Modern Writings on Fashion

Berg, 2009

Encyclopedia entry

...Source: Narcissus: An Anatomy of Clothes (E.P. Dutton … Co., 1924), 122–31.The characteristic of this ultimate style is naturally finish. Man's power of taking notice seems steadily to have increased. Of course it must vary among different...

The Role of Scents and the Body in Turkey

Dress Sense : Emotional and Sensory Experiences of the Body and Clothes

Berg, 2007

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...The body emits natural scents and smells from clothing such as leather and textiles, from odors that permeate those supplements, from fragrances that we add in products applied to the hair, skin, or inside the mouth, and from products...

Hair Color as Fashion Statement

Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion Volume 10 : Global Perspectives

Berg, 2010

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...Ever since the times of the Ancient Egyptians, the use of substances to change one’s hair coloring has been an effort to improve upon or change nature and embrace the latest fashion. Methods have ranged from the natural (henna, flowers...

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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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Vicki Karaminas

Professor of Fashion at Massey University, Wellington Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Fashion Installation : Body, Space, and Performance

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019

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...A fundamental, if not the most fundamental, tenet of fashion studies is that it is an embodied practice. Both theoreticians and practitioners return time and again to this principle in order to mark out fashion’s differences from art...

Men’s Facial Hair in Islam

Hair : Styling, Culture and Fashion

Bloomsbury Academic, 2008

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...In many cultures beards are sometimes treated with great care and veneration. Men’s facial hair in Islam falls within a host of issues related to Muslim masculinity. These include defining cultural and religious markers that signal...

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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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Geraldine Biddle-Perry

Geraldine Biddle-Perry is Lecturer, London College of Fashion, University of the Arts London. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Hair : Styling, Culture and Fashion

Bloomsbury Academic, 2008

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...Hair texture, colour and styling expresses a complex range of subject positions with respect to gender, ethnicity, race, class, nationality, religion, sexuality and age (Weitz 2004). These identities are both culturally and biologically...

From Style to Place

Hair : Styling, Culture and Fashion

Bloomsbury Academic, 2008

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...As a site of production and consumption, the modern ladies’ hair salon can be seen as the concrete sign of a craft whose work has no permanence, its exterior and interior design mirroring the changing concerns of both hairdresser...

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Geraldine Biddle-Perry

Geraldine Biddle-Perry is Lecturer, London College of Fashion, University of the Arts London. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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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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Hair : Styling, Culture and Fashion

Bloomsbury Academic, 2008

Book chapter

...Theorizing the Meaning of Hair Just as the human body is dressed and adorned in order to participate in society, so human hair is combed, cut, coloured, curled, straightened, plaited, swept up, tied back, decorated, plucked and shaved...

Nail Art

The Berg Companion to Fashion

Bloomsbury Academic, 2010

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...Beautiful nails are considered to be a precious gift to be treasured and cared for. In Greek mythology Eros is identified as the first manicurist. He cut the goddess Aphrodite’s fingernails while she was sleeping and scattered them...