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Collecting Practice: Designmuseum Danmark

Fashion and Museums : Theory and Practice

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Not only is a museum categorized by its exhibitions, it is also characterized by the content of the collections. This chapter is about the importance of balancing textile, dress, and fashion in collecting at Designmuseum Danmark...

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A Cultural History of Dress and Fashion in the Age of Enlightenment Volume 4

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...The European Enlightenment The period in Europe from approximately 1650 to 1800 has been looked at in many ways and carries many different names. One of the most influential and important is that of the Enlightenment. Enlightened thought...

In the Changing Room: A Study of the Act of Styling before ‘Styling’ in Danish Fashion, 1900–1965

Marie Riegels Melchior

Marie Riegels Melchior is Assistant Professor at University of Copenhagen, Denmark. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Fashion Stylists : History, Meaning and Practice

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2020

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...Introduction The fashion scholar Joanne Entwistle writes in The Aesthetic Economy of Fashion (2009) that the favoured styles or looks of a season arise out of the work of a vast range of different actors who collectively produce, select...

Engaging The Public in Issues of Dress And Identity: A Case Study of Amagermuseet in Denmark

Fashion and Museums : Theory and Practice

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Attracting new groups of visitors and especially young people into the museum is a challenge faced by museums all over the world.“Unges Museumsbrug,” Dansk Museer, årgang 24, nr. October 4, 2011, pp. 26–28. Some progressive museum...

Fashion in Denmark in the ‘Five Dark Years’

Paris Fashion and World War Two : Global Diffusion and Nazi Control

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2020

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...Marie Gudme Leth, 1943, ‘Friendship’, a print in five colours on twill woven cellulose fibre fabric. (Designmuseum Danmark, no. 198, 1999. Photo by Pernille Klemp.) Introduction On 9 April 1940, Germany invaded Denmark. At first...
...Fashion and Style Helena Christensen was one of the key members of the original group of supermodels who dominated fashion magazines, runway shows, and popular culture. She became one of the most recognizable faces in the media...

Miss Headscarf: Islamic Fashion and the Danish Media

Islamic Fashion and Anti-Fashion : New Perspectives from Europe and North America

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

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...In the spring of 2008, the Danish National Broadcasting Company, DR, launched a headscarf contest entitled ‘Miss Headscarf’ in its online youth section, called SKUM. The contest sparked considerable debate about Muslim appearances...

Examining Uncertainty: An Interview with Anders Sølvsten Thomsen

Fashion Stylists : History, Meaning and Practice

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2020

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...Anders Sølvsten Thomsen didn’t follow the traditional trajectory for a stylist, arriving later to the discipline than most. But when he came to fashion in his mid-twenties after leaving his native Denmark for London, his entry was quite...

The Concept of National Dress in the Nordic Countries

Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion Volume 8 : West Europe

Berg, 2010

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...In parts of West Europe, folk dress traditions developed in preindustrial rural societies, replaced by newer styles centuries ago; elsewhere, folk dress was worn daily until almost the twenty-first century. Among the northern Sámi people...

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A Cultural History of Dress and Fashion in the Age of Enlightenment Volume 4

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...To what extent can we talk about a fabric or dye as being “enlightened”? This intriguing question will be addressed here. From an art historical perspective, the years from 1650 to 1800, the Age of Enlightenment, encompass the baroque...