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Fashionability in Colonial and Postcolonial Togo

African Dress : Fashion, Agency, Performance

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

Book chapter

...Lomé’s buzzing semicircular boulevard portrays a decaying cityscape of dilapidated hotels, restaurants, government offices, and vacant buildings alongside street eateries, cybercafés, and stalls with pirated DVDs. Large-scale billboard...

The Textile Tradition of Malaysia and Its Impact on Dress

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...Maritime trade linked the Malay Peninsula to the world from as early as the first to the eleventh centuries. With the Indian Ocean to the west and the South China Sea to the east, the peninsula held a focal position along two major sailing...

Discharging Color and Using Resists

Kimberly A. Irwin

Kimberly A. Irwin teaches fashion construction, apparel development and experimental design techniques at Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD), USA. She is currently pursuing her passion of leather working and creating leather handbags. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Surface Design for Fabric

Fairchild Books, 2015

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...Removing color from fabric using discharge pasteUsing RIT color remover to remove color from fabric and leatherUsing gutta resist on silkUsing wax resistUsing binding and folding as a resistApplying resists to vegetable-tanned leatherUsing...

Colonial Influence on the Sarong and Kain in Java

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2010

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...The sarong, a tubular stitched cloth, and the kain, a rectangular cloth, are iconic items in the Indonesian dress lexicon. Both the single rectangular cloth and the tubular cloth are lengths of material that are woven in Indonesia...

Batik Dress of Java

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2010

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...Batik—a wax-resist dyeing technique used to produce a range of traditional garments, is a prominent feature of Javanese culture. Each of the major ethnic groups living on the island—Javanese, Sundanese, Chinese, Eurasian, and Arab, used...

A Brief History of Fashion in Indonesia

Alessandra Lopez y Royo

Alessandra Lopez y Royo (aka Alex Bruni) is an academic, a fashion activist and writer, a blogger, and a fashion model. A Londoner by choice, she is a member of the Grey Collective UK, which brings together multi-faceted talent and creatives over the age of thirty-five. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Contemporary Indonesian Fashion : Through the Looking Glass

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2020

Book chapter

...This chapter provides a brief history of fashion in Indonesia, foregrounding the socio-political dimension of its aesthetics and drawing a distinction between contemporary Indonesian fashion and its earlier iteration as ‘fashion...

Indonesia

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...Diverse cultural elements have shaped the Indonesian archipelago, changing dress traditions. Before weaving was known, leaves, plant fibers, and barkcloth were used for clothing. Cotton, not native to Indonesia, may have arrived from India....