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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...

Used Clothing in the Philippines

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...Traders and consumers in the Philippines use the increasing imports of secondhand clothing to fashion new forms of identity and new options in work. Global exports of secondhand clothing from North America and Europe to countries in Asia...

Tooth Staining in the Philippines

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...Tooth staining is a practice that goes back to the pre-Spanish period and is widespread in Southeast Asia. In 1591, English businessman Ralph Fitch noted that cultures that practiced tooth staining generally believed that only wild animals...

Philippines: South

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...The Southern Philippines consists of Mindanao, the second largest island in the archipelago, and the Sulu group of islands off its western reaches. Mindanao is known for ceremonial textiles and dress made of ikat-patterned cloth made...

Revival of Piña Cloth and Dress: Southern Luzon and Central Philippines

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2010

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...Contemporary designers and manufacturers in the Philippines have revived the production of piña cloth and dress since the 1990s. Piña, a diaphanous cloth woven from the fibers of the leaves of the pineapple plant, is a textile synonymous...

‘Ukay-Ukay’ Chic: Tales of Second Hand Clothing Fashion and Trade in the Philippine Cordillera

Old Clothes, New Looks : Second Hand Fashion

Berg Publishers, 2005

Book chapter

...Introduction Philippine Star ‘“Ukay-Ukay” Imports’ In Cebu, they call it ‘ukay-ukay’ [second hand clothing]. In Baguio, it’s called ‘wagwagan.’1 It’s a paradise for bargain hunters looking for cheap but fashionable, even branded clothes...

Philippines: North

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2010

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...The mountain mass comprising part of the north of Luzon, the largest and northernmost island of the Philippines, is known as the Gran Cordillera Central. Its inhabitants arrived at various periods and are known by various names...

Philippines: Central

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2010

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...The central group of islands in the Philippines is known as the Visayas. The tropical climate dictated clothing. Many traditional garments, for example, men’s loincloths and women’s skirts, were wrapped around the body. The Spanish...

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...

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Lanie Denslow

Lanie Denslow has taught International Business and Business Policies for Global Trade at the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising in California, and worked as an International Business Development Consultant for Macy’s. A few of her professional affiliations include the Foreign Trade Association of LA, Women in International Trade and the British American Business Council. She has written for British Trade and Investment and authored other works relating to international business. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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World Wise : What to Know Before You Go

Fairchild Publications, 2006

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...I Wish I’d KnownI wish I’d been prepared for conversations at work that were different from the ones at home. During my first meeting with the vice president of a Korean client company, I was quizzed about my marital status [and] asked...