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Annexed, neutral and occupied: the worlds of couture in Austria, Switzerland and Belgium and their relationships with Paris couture, 1939–1946

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

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2020

Book chapter

...Translations from French by the author.Swiss design, Paris style: ‘New designs for spring suits’, l’Illustré, Swiss French edition, Lausanne, 5 March 1942. (Dress History Teaching Collection, University of Brighton with kind permission from...

The Wristwatch

Margaret Maynard

Margaret Maynard is an Honorary Research Consultant in the School of English, Media Studies and Art History at the University of Queensland. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion Volume 10 : Global Perspectives

Berg, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...The wristwatch is a fascinating accessory for men and women. In the twenty-first century, it can be an important practical item, although, for many, cell phones have largely overtaken this function. Wristwatches are often mass produced...


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

Berg, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...As a multicultural country, dress in Switzerland has been characterized by a cosmopolitan outlook and adoption of international influences. Bourgeois styles have been dominant, but at various times communities of radical thinkers...