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Veiling and Unveiling

Undressing Religion : Commitment and Conversion from a Cross-Cultural Perspective

Berg, 2000

Book chapter

...In the last two decades, Malay women in Singapore and Malaysia, like women in many societies throughout the world, have faced challenges to their traditional roles and identities. These challenges have required a number of adjustments...

Malaysia

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...The Malaysian population includes native inhabitants, as well as people originating from China, India, Portugal, Bangladesh, and Indonesia, all contributing to the variety of traditional Malaysian garments. During the first century c.e...
...Learning Objectives Upon completion of this case, students will be able to: Identify the key problems facing Jentayu and how Jentayu can remain competitive in the current market. Explain the effect of the increase of small businesses...
...Learning Objectives Upon completion of this case, students should be able to: Identify and evaluate sizing chart concepts that are critical for fit issues in clothing, particularly for fashion e-commerce. Suggest effective ways...
...Learning Objectives Upon completion of this case, students should be able to: Identify elements of brand identity (internal or external) for Lestari Sdn. Bhd, a Bumiputera new emerging fashion enterprise (BNEF). Examine the role of brand...

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...

The Sarong Kebaya of Singapore, Malaysia, and Indonesia

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...The epical images on bas-reliefs of Javanese classical monuments such as Prambanan and Borobudur suggest that the courts of central Java preserved many facets of ancient society. Dress was one of them. Outside the ritual-bound context...

Ethnic Dress and Adornment of the Dayaks of Sabah, Sarawak, and Kalimantan

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...Colonizers used the term Dayak for non-Islamic indigenous peoples of Borneo, divided into Sarawak and Sabah, the two East Malaysian states, and Kalimantan in Indonesia and Brunei. It is less used now, as ethnic groups wish to be identified...

The Fashion World of Southeast Asia

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...Each nation of the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) since independence has been asserting its identity through dress. Many of these nations are multicultural, creating interesting blends, including Western styles...

Jewelry of Malaysia

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...Beads were one of the earliest forms of manufactured body ornaments worn by indigenous groups in Malaysia. Some beads found in Borneo can be dated to the Metal Age. Earlier glass and stone beads that came from as far away as Egypt...