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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...

Snapshot: Benny Ong

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...Benny Ong launched his eponymous label, Benny Ong Designer, in 1974, of which Harrods was the first buyer. Though he was born in Singapore, Ong became part of the trade organization London Designer Collections and even represented Britain...

Snapshot: Priscilla Shunmugam

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...Priscilla Shunmugam launched women’s wear label Ong Shunmugam in Singapore in 2010. Her first collection, “Orientalism,” was based on the book by Edward Said and used traditional textiles and dress silhouettes from Asia as materials...

Chinese Dress in Singapore

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...Singapore developed into a multicultural pluralistic society by the second half of the nineteenth century, so it would be hard to imagine the Chinese community there to be homogeneous. Two distinctive Chinese communities could...
...Learning Objectives Upon completion of this case, students should be able to: Define how a collaborative work structure may help businesses in local communities. Identify measures that can be put in place by collaborative work structures...
...Learning Objectives Upon completion of this case, students should be able to: Describe why CRM programs are used by companies. Determine the external factors affecting the efficacy of Wing Tai Retail’s CRM Program, F3. Recommend ways...

Country Review: Singapore

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...The year 2018 shaped up to be one of recalibration for Singaporean fashion; Singapore Fashion Week took a hiatus for the first time in a decade, and the Textile and Fashion Federation opened a new coworking space to support fashion...

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...

Crossing Genders, Crossing Cultures

Adam Geczy

Sydney College of the Arts, the University of Sydney Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Vicki Karaminas

Professor of Fashion at Massey University, Wellington Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Queer Style

Bloomsbury Education, 2013

Book chapter

...Virginia Woolf, Orlando (London: Wordsworth Series, 2003), 155.In every human being a vacillation from one sex to the other takes place, and often it is only the clothes that keep the male or female likeness, while underneath the sex...

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...