...Born in Caracas, Venezuela in 1939, Carolina Herrera grew up in a distinguished family, who introduced her to fashionable society at a young age. For her thirteenth birthday, she accompanied her grandmother to Paris, where they met...
Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion Volume 2: Latin America and the Caribbean
Bloomsbury Academic, 2005
...With Venezuelan independence in 1830, debates ensued regarding the newly autonomous nation. For some, the Spanish legacy was important; for others, it represented colonial tyranny. These issues were reflected in dress. Until independence...
...Map of South America.After studying this chapter, you should be able to:Describe how economic instability affects retailing and the choices consumers make.Explain the role of retailing in less developed and emerging economies.Describe...
...I would like to thank the editors of Revista de Estudios Hispánicos for granting permission to reprint portions of Meléndez (1995).Clothing has played a vital role in the process of identity construction of different ethnic and racial...
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