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Milliners

The Berg Companion to Fashion

Bloomsbury Academic, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...Milliners create hats for women; hat makers make hats for men. This is the nineteenth- and twentieth-century differentiation of the two trades, which, although related, require very different technical skills and working practices.The term...

Introduction

Nadine Stewart

Nadine Stewart is a Professor of Fashion History at Montclair State University, USA, and a visiting lecturer at The Fashion Institute of Technology, New York, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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American Milliners and Their World : Women’s Work from Revolution to Rock and Roll

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2021

Book chapter

...In the early part of the twenty-first century, the woman’s hat has almost disappeared as a fashionable accessory. Women wear them for warmth in winter, for shade in summer, and for traditional, usually religious, occasions. Few today...

Introduction

Pam Inder

Pam Inder is an independent scholar and was formerly Curator of Applied Arts at first Exeter and then Leicestershire Museums (specialising in dress history), after being an Assistant Curator at Birmingham City Art Gallery. She later taught at Staffordshire and De Montfort Universities. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Busks, Basques and Brush-Braid : British dressmaking in the 18th and 19th centuries

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2020

Book chapter

...Making an elaborate dress that fits and flatters the wearer, working from an illustration and adapting it according to the instructions of the customer (paper patterns as we know them did not become generally available until the 1870s...

Introduction

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

...The glove, the fan, the parasol, and the vanity set have been largely overlooked by previous scholars.There has been considerable work done on shoes, hats, and bags. See for example: Georgine De Courtais, Women’s Headdress and Hairstyles...

Epilogue

Nadine Stewart

Nadine Stewart is a Professor of Fashion History at Montclair State University, USA, and a visiting lecturer at The Fashion Institute of Technology, New York, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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American Milliners and Their World : Women’s Work from Revolution to Rock and Roll

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2021

Book chapter

...Twenty years ago, I was a guest at a wedding in Great Britain. The groom was American. The bride was English. It was easy to tell the Americans from the English guests. The Americans were bareheaded, relying on their carefully styled hair...

Hat-Making, Makers and Places

Clair Hughes

Clair Hughes is an independent scholar. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Hats

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2017

Book chapter

...In the history of hats there have been great and famous designers. Figures like Rose Bertin designed hats for Marie Antoinette in eighteenth century Paris, Caroline Reboux designed hats for the Empress Eugénie and ‘Lucile’ designed hats...

Milaners to Milliners

Nadine Stewart

Nadine Stewart is a Professor of Fashion History at Montclair State University, USA, and a visiting lecturer at The Fashion Institute of Technology, New York, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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American Milliners and Their World : Women’s Work from Revolution to Rock and Roll

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2021

Book chapter

...Today the definition of the word “milliner” seems simple and straightforward. The Oxford English Dictionary’s definition only says: Mil•li•ner (mil′ə nər), n. A person who makes or sells women’s hats.But the roots of the word extend back...

1920s

Nadine Stewart

Nadine Stewart is a Professor of Fashion History at Montclair State University, USA, and a visiting lecturer at The Fashion Institute of Technology, New York, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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American Milliners and Their World : Women’s Work from Revolution to Rock and Roll

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2021

Book chapter

...When Americans look back at the 1920s we seem to see the decade after one of the nation’s most destructive wars through a hazy, gauzy lens as if the whole decade was like an evening garden party pictured in a movie of The Great Gatsby...

Dai Rees

Designer biography

...Dai Rees was born in Bridgend, Wales. He is a milliner, fashion designer, artist, and educator. After gaining a degree in ceramics and glass at Central Saint Martins, he studied at the London College of Fashion.Rees’s career has spanned...

The Men of The Milliner

Nadine Stewart

Nadine Stewart is a Professor of Fashion History at Montclair State University, USA, and a visiting lecturer at The Fashion Institute of Technology, New York, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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American Milliners and Their World : Women’s Work from Revolution to Rock and Roll

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2021

Book chapter

...Though the Progressive reformers, like Van Kleeck, struggled to deal with the problems of milliners in the early years of the twentieth century, the prevailing power in the millinery world was male. January 1900 marked the launch...