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Double Dresses for Double Brides

Fashion in Fiction : Text and Clothing in Literature, Film, and Television

Berg, 2009

Book chapter

...In post-conflict Belfast, in December 2005, the first civil partnership ceremony in the so-called United Kingdom took place. Shannon Sickles and Gráinne Close exchanged their vows at Belfast’s City Hall, permitted to do so by the United...

Why Does the United Kingdom Not Have National Dress?

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

Berg, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...The United Kingdom (UK) is multinational, comprising Wales, Scotland, England (with these three forming Great Britain), and Northern Ireland. This alliance is a product of various constitutional reforms and Acts of Union, carried out...

Military Uniforms and Women in the Ulster Defence Regiment

Uniform : Clothing and Discipline in the Modern World

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019

Book chapter

...This chapter explores how uniforms play an important role in contributing to the performative characteristics of military operations by transmitting particular messages to soldier and outsider. It examines the multiplicity of meanings...

Early History of Dress and Fashion in Great Britain and Ireland

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

Berg, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...Little is known about clothing in the British islands before the Roman invasion in 43 c.e.. What survives are cloth fragments and amazing jewelry such as brooches and torcs. Pre-Christian graves suggest that women wore tunics. The advent...