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Estonia: Ethnic Dress

Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion Volume 9 : East Europe, Russia, and the Caucasus

Berg, 2010

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...Estonia’s position, between east and west, has influenced the evolution of traditional dress. In the thirteenth century Estonia became a German province, with sharp national and class distinctions, ethnic dress denoting low status...

Tallinn House of Fashion under Socialism

Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion Volume 9 : East Europe, Russia, and the Caucasus

Berg, 2010

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...Professional fashion design in Estonia started in the decades preceding World War II. Fashion study at the State Applied Art School (now the Estonian Academy of Arts) started in 1940 under Natalie Mei. Under Soviet rule Estonia’s economy...

Estonia, Subcultural Dress

Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion Volume 9 : East Europe, Russia, and the Caucasus

Berg, 2010

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...In Soviet Estonia, the activity of young people was subject to the control of the ruling ideology, but information about the activities of young people abroad nonetheless reached their Estonian counterparts. This led to the imitation...

Estonia: Urban Dress

Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion Volume 9 : East Europe, Russia, and the Caucasus

Berg, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...In the thirteenth century, Estonia was divided among German nobility, but no German peasants moved there, so a clear ethnic divide developed along class lines. Clothing was produced in guilds, and also at home, especially (but not only...