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Dressing the Body in the Western Desert, Australia

Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion Volume 7 : Australia, New Zealand, and the Pacific Islands

Bloomsbury Academic, 2010

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...The accounts of Aboriginal people themselves and other historical documentation suggest that from the time indigenous people came into contact with European clothes and other textiles such as blankets and woolen yarns, they were highly...

Body Business

Christine Schmidt

Christine Schmidt is a fashion researcher and independent fashion and concept consultant. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Swimsuit : Fashion from Poolside to Catwalk

Berg, 2012

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...For their part, the mass media no longer present any unified model, any single ideal of Beauty … Our Explorer of the future will no longer be able to identify the aesthetic ideal diffused by mass media of the twentieth century and beyond...

Unfamiliar places, local voices: four emerging curatorial narratives in Australia (2010–2016)

Fashion Curating : Critical Practice in the Museum and Beyond

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2017

Book chapter

...Curating an exhibition about fashion practices in Australia is thought-provoking in drawing attention to design qualities and experiences that are less obvious or familiar than the grand narratives of Western fashion history and culture...

Asia and Australia

International Retailing

Fairchild Books, 2018

Book chapter

...Asia contains the two most populated countries in the world: China and India.After studying this chapter, you should be able to:Identify leading retailers in Asia and Australia.Describe the importance of Asian countries and Australia...

Blankets: The Visible Politics of Indigenous Clothing

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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Fashioning the Body Politic : Dress, Gender, Citizenship

Berg Publishers, 2002

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...The ‘Corroboree 2000’ marches and intensifying debates on reconciliation in Australia mark a useful staring point for a discussion of the issue of indigenous citizenship and the politics of clothing. Although no national body today exists...

Cosmetics, Western

The Berg Companion to Fashion

Bloomsbury Academic, 2010

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...In the twenty-first century, cosmetics include a full range of products to protect the skin and improve appearance, from moisturizers to makeup, manufactured by a multibillion-dollar, global cosmetics industry. Before the twentieth century,...

Under the skin

Staging Fashion : The Fashion Show and Its Spaces

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2021

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...Introduction Australian design group the Stitchery Collective uses clothing and carefully designed and curated space as transportive tools within their immersive installation works. The Stitchery Collective draws upon multiple design...

Alcorso’s Textiles after “Modernage”

Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion Volume 7 : Australia, New Zealand, and the Pacific Islands

Bloomsbury Academic, 2010

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...Claudio Alcorso’s “Modernage” collection of 1946–1947 is iconic in the history of design in Australia; however, the fashion textiles of the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s produced by his companies—Silk & Textile Printers and Universal Textiles...

Children’s Wear in Australia

Michelle Bakar

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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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Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion Volume 7 : Australia, New Zealand, and the Pacific Islands

Bloomsbury Academic, 2010

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...Sydney department store mail order catalogs and clothing advertisements from the late nineteenth to the twenty-first centuries provide information regarding clothing available for Australian children. However, they refer mainly...

Convict Dress in Australia

Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion Volume 7 : Australia, New Zealand, and the Pacific Islands

Bloomsbury Academic, 2010

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...Following the American War of Independence, Britain could no longer send convicts there, so one hundred and sixty thousand convicts were transported to the Australian colonies between 1788 and 1868. Their management, including clothing...