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Themes in Cosmetics and Grooming

Classic and Modern Writings on Fashion

Berg, 2009

Encyclopedia entry

...Source: The American Journal of Sociology, 62(6) (The University of Chicago Press, 1957), 588–93.Cosmetic and grooming practices are universal among human societies. These practices may be analyzed according to casualness and control...

Nail Art

The Berg Companion to Fashion

Bloomsbury Academic, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...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...

Theatrical Makeup

The Berg Companion to Fashion

Bloomsbury Academic, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...Thousands of years ago, people in many parts of the world discovered that powdered pigments mixed into a base of wax or grease could be used to create striking effects of personal adornment and transformation. The survival of that practice...

Makeup on the Catwalk from the 1970s to 2000

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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...History and Significance of Makeup on the Catwalk The term “catwalk” became part of the aesthetic vernacular in the 1940s. Since then it has progressively acquired a unique cachet as the performative space through which any one season...

Cosmetics and Fragrances

Jay Diamond

Jay Diamond is Professor Emeritus at Nassau Community College, where he served as the Chair of the Fashion, Marketing, and Retailing Department as well as the Dean of Business. His honors include the Distinguished Professor of the State University of New York, as well as the first Distinguished Achievement Award at Nassau Community College. Diamond has written numerous textbooks on fashion, retailing, and marketing. In addition, he is the creative force for Diamond Educational Productions, a company that specializes in fashion, retailing, marketing, and professional development videos. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Ellen Diamond

Ellen Diamond is Professor Emerita at Nassau Community College in the Fashion, Marketing, and Retailing Department. She is an internationally recognized artist specializing in original acrylics on canvas and giclee prints. Her works are in public and private collections throughout the world. She has co-authored many texts on fashion and retailing, including The World of Fashion, 5th Edition (Fairchild Books, 2013) and Retail Advertising and Promotion (Fairchild Books, 2011). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The World of Fashion

Fairchild Publications, 2013

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...Perfume is the unseen but unforgettable ultimate fashion accessory. After you have completed this chapter, you will be able to discuss:The history of cosmetics and fragrances from ancient times to the present.Many of the marketing...

Dressing the Part

Therèsa M. Winge

Therèsa M. Winge is Assistant Professor of Fashion Design and Theory in the Department of Art, Art History, and Design, Michigan State University. In recent years, Winge’s research has focused on the socio-cultural aspects and non-verbal communication of subcultural dress. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Costuming Cosplay : Dressing the Imagination

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2018

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...Cosplayers are closely associated with performance and roleplaying, in that members of this subculture “stay in character” or perform as their designated character when dressed accordingly. With each additional element of the costume...

Fashioning Frankenstein In Film

Fashioning Horror : Dressing to Kill on Screen and in Literature

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Among horror films, Frankenstein holds a place of distinction for its cultural ubiquity and enduring popularity. When one envisions Frankenstein’s creation, the iconic image that invariably comes to mind first is the tall, flat-headed...
...Learning Objectives Upon completion of this case, students should be able to: Identify social media marketing poor practice and discuss ideas around potential better practices. Consider the process and the importance of creating...

Cosmetics: Makeup in North America

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...While ancient Egyptian women may have lavished on the eyeliner and African and South American tribes had rich histories of painting their faces for ceremonial occasions, makeup did not really become fully acceptable in North America until...

“Digital Duo” Fashion Face and Hair

Stacy Stewart Smith

Stacy Stewart Smith is an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Fashion Design Art at the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT), USA, where he instructs the finer points of digital fashion design and technical specifications using Adobe Illustrator® and Adobe Photoshop®. He has been teaching computer art, illustration, fashion design and merchandising courses since 1998 and was Teacher of the Year (2000) during his lengthy post at the Wood Tobé-Coburn School of New York. Smith is an accomplished fashion designer and fine art painter. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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CAD for Fashion\nDesign and Merchandising

Fairchild Publications, 2013

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...Objectives Your studies in previous chapters should have helped you to develop a particular balance between the illustrative effects of Illustrator® and Photoshop®. This chapter tests your ability to transition between the programs as you...