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The Kaftan and Its Origins

Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion Volume 5 : Central and Southwest Asia

Berg Publishers, 2010

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...The term kaftan usually refers to a long, unfitted coat of Turkic, Persian, or Central Asian origin. Many variations on front-opening coats originated with Central Asian horse-riding nomads. These nomads were both Uro-Altaic...

Poland: Urban Dress up to 1900

Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion Volume 9 : East Europe, Russia, and the Caucasus

Berg, 2010

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...In the early sixteenth century, Renaissance styles became popular in Poland, with Eastern influences emerging from the union between the Kingdom of Poland and the Grand Duchy of Lithuania. Hungarian connections were likewise significant...

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Steven Stipelman

Steven Stipelman is a professor at the Fashion Institute of Technology. He has taught at Parsons School of Design and Marist College and has conducted workshops at colleges and universities around the country. In addition to working as staff illustrator at Henri Bendel in New York City, Stipelman was a fashion artist at Women&s Wear Daily for 25 years. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Illustrating Fashion : Concept to Creation

Fairchild Books, 2017

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...Think of a magnificent ballgown, a swashbuckling cape, or an extravagant caftan. The bulky shape the black Balenciaga coat creates over a slim body has a rich excess and an abundance of fabric. These types of garments are difficult to draw,...

Pockets in Cultural Dress

Adriana Gorea

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Adriana Gorea is an assistant professor of fashion design at the College of Visual and Performing Arts, Syracuse University, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Katya Roelse

Katya Roelse is an instructor in the department of fashion & apparel studies at the University of Delaware, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Martha L. Hall

Martha L. Hall teaches apparel design by draping in the University of Delaware department of fashion & apparel studies. In addition to teaching, Hall is a fashion designer and researcher for the Infant Mobility Lab in the department of physical therapy. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Book of Pockets : A Practical Guide for Fashion Designers

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019

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...A model presents a creation by Japanese designer Jotaro Saito for his 2018 autumn/winter collection at Tokyo Fashion Week. KAZUHIRO NOGI / Contributor via Getty Images. Pockets across the globe Dress, or the clothing, accessories, and all...

Three Generations of Moroccan Fashion Designers

M. Angela Jansen

obtained her PhD in 2010 from Leiden University, the Netherlands, for a dissertation on the Moroccan fashion industry. Her monograph, Moroccan Fashion: Design, Tradition and Modernity, was published in 2014 by Bloomsbury. She is currently an independent scholar based in Brussels, as well as a Visiting Scholar at the Research Department at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, and an Associate Researcher at the Centre Jacques Berque in Rabat, Morocco. Her research interests are fashion anthropology, Eurocentricity in academic practice, globalization, and modernity. In 2012, she initiated the NWFashionConference (NWFC), which is in its fourth edition (Rabat 2012, London 2013, Hong Kong 2014). In addition to publishing and lecturing on the Moroccan fashion industry, she is involved in fashion events and museum exhibitions. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Moroccan Fashion : Design, tradition and modernity

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...This chapter analyses what I have come to categorize as three generations of Moroccan fashion designers. Although they can be, to a certain extent, differentiated chronologically, they are especially differentiated according to fundamental...

Hausa in Nigeria and Diaspora

Norma H. Wolff

Norma H. Wolff Iowa State University Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion Volume 1 : Africa

Berg Publishers, 2010

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...The Hausa are spread across West Africa but are concentrated in the arid savanna regions of northwestern Nigeria and adjoining Niger, an area referred to as Hausaland. The Hausa language, spoken as a native tongue by an estimated twenty-two...

Morocco

Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion Volume 1 : Africa

Berg Publishers, 2010

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...Morocco has long been a crossroads between Europe, the Middle East, and sub-Saharan Africa, and dress reflects the richness of its history as well as its geographic and cultural diversity. Forty to sixty percent of the Moroccan population...

Subcultural Dress

David Muggleton

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Dunja Brill

Dunja Brill is at Humboldt University, Berlin. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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

Berg, 2010

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...A subculture can be defined as a group with particular shared cultural features that distinguish it clearly from other subcultures and both the specific milieu (parent culture) and wider society (dominant culture) from which it emerges...

Fashion Silhouettes

Steven Stipelman

Steven Stipelman is a professor at the Fashion Institute of Technology. He has taught at Parsons School of Design and Marist College and has conducted workshops at colleges and universities around the country. In addition to working as staff illustrator at Henri Bendel in New York City, Stipelman was a fashion artist at Women&s Wear Daily for 25 years. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Illustrating Fashion : Concept to Creation

Fairchild Books, 2017

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...We have discussed that fashion art is the combination of clothing––which has its own life and the figure, with its own life––becoming one. After they become one unit, one of two things can happen:1 The figure can take precedence over...