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Constructing Shoes

Aneta Genova

Aneta Genova is an Assistant Professor of Accessory Design at the BFA Fashion Design Department at Parsons School of Design in New York City and has created online accessory design and history of costume classes respectively for The Academy of Art University Online and Drexel University in Philadelphia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Accessory Design

Fairchild Publications, 2012

Book chapter

...Chapter Ten provides an overview of the footwear industry and the responsibilities of a footwear designers and technicians. After reading this chapter, you will be able to identify different types of shoe construction and describe...

The Concept of National Dress in the Nordic Countries

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

Berg, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...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...

Sámi

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

Berg, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...Sápmi, the Subarctic region of North Europe and West Russia, is home to the Sámi people, estimated to be a population of about seventy-five thousand to eighty-five thousand in the early twenty-first century. Distinctive dress...

Travelling the Street Style Blogosphere: Amateur Anthropology from Around the Globe

Brent Luvaas

Brent Luvaas is Assistant Professor of Anthropology in the Department of Culture and Communication at Drexel University, USA Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Street Style : An Ethnography of Fashion Blogging

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

Book chapter

...Helsinki, Finland ‘People watching has always been my obsession and my hobby’, Liisa Jokinen told me, as we chatted in June of 2012 via the voice-over-internet protocol of Skype. ‘I’ve always been interested in peoples’ clothes, why...

Early History of Dress and Fashion in the Nordic Countries

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

Berg, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...The Nordic countries comprise Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Aaland, Finland, Iceland, the Faroes, and Greenland. The northernmost part of Germany and the Norse community on Greenland are also considered here to be within this cultural area...

European Retailers and Global Sourcing Networks

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

Berg, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...The sourcing networks of global buyers have spread over a large range of countries and regions, and clothing consumption in West Europe in the early twenty-first century is almost entirely fed by imports from developing countries...

Finland

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

Berg, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...Early nineteenth-century Finnish fashion was influenced by Stockholm, capital of Finland and Sweden since the thirteenth century. In the 1790s the Finnish upper classes wore styles influenced by rococo and neoclassicism, known as Gustavian...