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Viktor & Rolf*

The Berg Companion to Fashion

Bloomsbury Academic, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...The Dutch saying, Doe normaal, dan ben je al gek genoeg (literally, Just be normal, then you are crazy enough) sheds light on the work of design team Viktor & Rolf. Viktor Horsting (b. 1969) and Rolf Snoeren (b. 1969) met while they were...

Viktor & Rolf’s Conceptual Immaterialities

Adam Geczy

Sydney College of the Arts, the University of Sydney Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Vicki Karaminas

Professor of Fashion at Massey University, Wellington Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Critical Fashion Practice : From Westwood to van Beirendonck

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...Viktor & Rolf (Viktor Horsting and Rolf Snoeren), who have been practicing since 1993, first gained serious widespread notice in 1996 with an elaborate ruse. Their Viktor & Rolf Le Parfum was contained in a bottle that could not be opened...
...Viktor Horsting and Rolf Snoeren were both born in 1969, in the Netherlands. They met while attending the Arnhem Academy of Art and Design, although they did not collaborate until after they had graduated. In 1992, they relocated to Paris...

The Northern Renaissance, c. 1500–1600

Phyllis G. Tortora

Phyllis G. Tortora is a widely published author of textbooks, encyclopedias and reference works, and a specialist on textiles and historic costume. Her books include Fairchild's Dictionary of Textiles, the Dictionary of Fashion, and Fairchild's Encyclopedia of Accessories. She is the co-author (with Keith Eubank) of Survey of Historic Costume: A History of Western Dress, and has contributed articles to Scribner's Encyclopedia of Clothing and Fashion. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sara B. Marcketti

Sara B. Marcketti is an associate professor at Iowa State University, USA, where she serves as an associate director in the Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching and formerly served as curator at the Textiles and Clothing Museum. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Survey of Historic Costume : Student Study Guide

Fairchild Publications, 2015

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...Chapter Objectives After studying this chapter, you will be able to: 8.1 Identify items of dress by their Northern Renaissance names. 8.2 Connect political leaders from this period to popular fashions at the time. 8.3 Assess the impact...

The Northern Renaissance, c. 1500–1600

Phyllis G. Tortora

Phyllis G. Tortora is a widely published author of textbooks, encyclopedias and reference works, and a specialist on textiles and historic costume. Her books include Fairchild's Dictionary of Textiles, the Dictionary of Fashion, and Fairchild's Encyclopedia of Accessories. She is the co-author (with Keith Eubank) of Survey of Historic Costume: A History of Western Dress, and has contributed articles to Scribner's Encyclopedia of Clothing and Fashion. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sara B. Marcketti

Sara B. Marcketti is an associate professor at Iowa State University, USA, where she serves as an associate director in the Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching and formerly served as curator at the Textiles and Clothing Museum. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Survey of Historic Costume

Fairchild Books, 2021

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...After studying this chapter, you will be able to:Relate the theme of technology to changes in what was worn during the Northern RenaissanceIdentify items of dress by their Northern Renaissance namesCompare the structure of undergarments...

Amsterdam

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Jan Rath

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Jan Rath Associate Professor and Co-Director,Institute for Migration and Ethnic Studies, University of Amsterdam Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Aslan Zorlu

Unravelling the Rag Trade : Immigrant Entrepreneurship in Seven World Cities

Berg Publishers, 2002

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...Introduction In the Netherlands, as in other industrialized countries, immigrants have played a significant role in the development of the garment industry. In Amsterdam, the industrial production of garments was stimulated...

Needle Games

Jan Rath

Jan Rath Associate Professor and Co-Director,Institute for Migration and Ethnic Studies, University of Amsterdam Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Unravelling the Rag Trade : Immigrant Entrepreneurship in Seven World Cities

Berg Publishers, 2002

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...General and Specific Processes Hundreds of Turkish immigrants, legal and illegal alike, who worked in the garment industry gathered on a dark November night in the Moses and Aaron Church in downtown Amsterdam, the Netherlands (Rath 1999...

Sewing up Seven Cities

Jan Rath

Jan Rath Associate Professor and Co-Director,Institute for Migration and Ethnic Studies, University of Amsterdam Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Unravelling the Rag Trade : Immigrant Entrepreneurship in Seven World Cities

Berg Publishers, 2002

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...Introduction The world is in a state of flux. Capital, goods and people move around the globe, generating vast changes and linking distant social, political and economic configurations. The creation and preservation of economic ties over...

The Netherlands

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

Berg, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...In the seventeenth century the Netherlands played a prominent role in fashion, transforming Spanish Catholic court fashion into sober, monochrome clothing symbolizing Calvinist Dutch burgher culture. Around 1800 most Dutch people wore...

Wearers and Wardrobes

Sheila Cliffe

Sheila Cliffe is Professor at Jumonji Gakuen Women’s University, Japan. She has lectured at conferences, museums, and events in Japan, England, Hawaii, and Korea and she is one of the first non-native Japanese people to hold an official kimono dressing and teaching licence. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Social Life of Kimono : Japanese Fashion Past and Present

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...Starting Kimono Wearing The fashion system is realized in the creation of the fashion items, and in their diffusion to the public through media images. However, a fashion system does not exist without fashion leaders and followers...