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Tattoos

The Berg Companion to Fashion

Bloomsbury Academic, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...Tattooing is a process of creating a permanent or semipermanent body modification that transforms the skin. The word tattoo comes from the Tahitian tatau, which means “to mark something"; it is also hypothesized that the term comes from...

Tattooing in the Philippines

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2010

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...Tattooing was widespread in the Philippines in the early sixteenth century. The Spaniards called the early Filipinos in the Visayas island group pintado, which literally means “painted” but was also used to mean “tattooed.” Batek (also...

Body Art

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2010

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...Body art decorates, adorns, emphasizes, and transforms the human body in temporary, semipermanent, and permanent ways with the use of body modifications or supplements. Throughout history, body art has been practiced and displayed not only...

Future of Subcultural Body Style

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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Body Style

Berg, 2012

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...—Malcolm McLaren, “Punk and History,” 1990 Our culture has become something that is completely and utterly in love with its parent. It’s become a notion of boredom that is bought and sold, where nothing will happen except that people...

Perfectly Wrong

Mackinney-Valentin Maria

Maria Mackinney-Valentin is an Associate Professor at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, School of Design, Denmark. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Fashioning Identity Status Ambivalence in Contemporary Fashion

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...“I’m a geriatric starlet, my dear, don’t you know? All of a sudden, I’m hot; I’m cool” (La Ferla 2011). At 83, Iris Apfel was a late bloomer on the international fashion scene. The concept of a geriatric starlet within the context...

Dress and Appearance in Tahiti

Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion Volume 7 : Australia, New Zealand, and the Pacific Islands

Bloomsbury Academic, 2010

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...Tahiti is one of the Society Islands and the largest island of French Polynesia. It has a tropical climate, and its flora and fauna have been fundamental to the attire made by indigenous Tahitians. Body modification in early Tahiti was used...

“From Then On, I Had No Other Name”: Tattoos as Identity in the Auschwitz-Birkenau Concentration Camp System

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

Berg, 2010

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...Jews are expressly forbidden from getting tattoos. During World War II, the Nazi mechanisms of death were efficient and merciless: the SS, which ran the entire concentration camp system, was as pragmatic as it was murderous. Part...

Body Modification in Thailand: Tattooing

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2010

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...Modern tattoo studios are common in Thailand in the early twenty-first century; at these establishments one can acquire a tattoo that is administered using a mechanized needle and contemporary designs. Distinct from this practice, however...

Body Modification: Tattooing

Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion Volume 6 : East Asia

Berg Publishers, 2010

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...Tattooing is a type of body adornment inscribed on the skin. In East Asia, where Confucianism strongly influences many cultures, there are multiple meanings of the tattooing practice: cosmetic purposes, social status, tribal customs...

The Body

Andrew Reilly

Andrew Reilly, PhD, is an Associate Professor of Fashion Design and Merchandising at University of Hawaii, Manoa, US. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Meanings of Dress

Fairchild Books, 2019

Book chapter

...After you have read this chapter, you will understand: Frameworks for viewing the body and dress Cultural expressions of beauty Potentially negative...