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...Fashion and Style Born in 1948 in Spanish Town, Jamaica, Grace Jones’s style is flawlessly unique. With a chocolate complexion, she has been seen branded with avant-garde fascinators, transforming unorthodox objects into artful...

There’s No Place Like Home

Carol Tulloch

Carol Tulloch is Professor of Dress, Diaspora and Transnationalism at Chelsea College of Arts, University of the Arts London, UK. She is also the Chelsea College of Arts/Victoria and Albert Museum Fellow in Black British Visual and Material Culture. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Culture of Sewing : Gender, Consumption and Home Dressmaking

Berg, 1999

Book chapter

...Introduction: The Famished Creative Spirit The African-American author Alice Walker asks how and when did her mother ‘feed her creative spirit’. (Walker 1984: 239) As co-provider, mother and wife, Walker’s mother worked all day...

Caribbean Islanders

Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion Volume 3 : The United States and Canada

Bloomsbury Academic, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...Caribbean immigrants have contributed greatly to the multicultural and multilingual diversity of the United States and Canada for a number of years. Often grouped either with other Hispanics or with African Americans, Caribbean people...

Caribbean Headwear

Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion Volume 2 : Latin America and the Caribbean

Bloomsbury Academic, 2005

Encyclopedia entry

...Since the sixteenth century, many types of headpieces have been worn by Caribbean islanders, depending on various factors including ethnicity, climate, and communal events. European colonizers usually brought and wore hats and styles from...

Dress and the Arts

Joanne B. Eicher

Regents Professor Emerita, University of Minnesota, USA Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sandra Lee Evenson

University of Idaho Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Visible Self : Global Perspectives on Dress, Culture, and Society

Fairchild Books, 2015

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...Cher and Lady Gaga illustrate dress of celebrities in entertainment, using their own styles of costuming to attract attention and establish a personal style in different decades.At the conclusion of this chapter, you will be able to:Explain...

Here: The Haunting Joy of Being in England

Carol Tulloch

Carol Tulloch is Professor of Dress, Diaspora and Transnationalism at Chelsea College of Arts, University of the Arts London, UK. She is also the Chelsea College of Arts/Victoria and Albert Museum Fellow in Black British Visual and Material Culture. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Birth of Cool : Style Narratives of the African Diaspora

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

Book chapter

...[T]he past has to be taken apart. Old themes are worn as new details.Memory can provide the oil that is poured upon troubled waters, or smoke fires to flame. Memory is a child of the guts and the emotion, of the brain and the heart...

Jamaica in the Nineteenth Century to the Present

Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion Volume 2 : Latin America and the Caribbean

Bloomsbury Academic, 2005

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...The island of Jamaica is the third-largest nation in the Caribbean or the West Indies. The island has a population of 2.6 million people. The country’s capital, Kingston, lies at the foot of the Blue Mountains, with its highest peak...

Angel in the Market Place: The African-Jamaican Higgler 1880–1907

Carol Tulloch

Carol Tulloch is Professor of Dress, Diaspora and Transnationalism at Chelsea College of Arts, University of the Arts London, UK. She is also the Chelsea College of Arts/Victoria and Albert Museum Fellow in Black British Visual and Material Culture. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Birth of Cool : Style Narratives of the African Diaspora

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

Book chapter

...This chapter looks at the style narrative of the Jamaican female market trader, colloquially known as a higgler, between 1880 and 1907. I focus on this period to provide a broader understanding of African-Jamaican higgler style...

Introduction

Carol Tulloch

Carol Tulloch is Professor of Dress, Diaspora and Transnationalism at Chelsea College of Arts, University of the Arts London, UK. She is also the Chelsea College of Arts/Victoria and Albert Museum Fellow in Black British Visual and Material Culture. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Birth of Cool : Style Narratives of the African Diaspora

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

Book chapter

...This time it’s personal I once asked my father if it became compulsory for all men to wear flared trousers, what would he do? He replied, “Go in the nuddy [nude]”. I laughed at his response, thinking he was just old fashioned. I must have...