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A common style was to braid the hair and wrap it circularly around the back, and then cover the braids with a small cap or cloth that might be woven into the braids.
The common style of chemise was with a drawstring neck and wrists.
Italian women used a smocked style of chemise, where the garment is gathered to a solid band, but the average woman’s chemise was very ancient in design.
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Clothing with a designer label tends to be relatively expensive, so it may function as an outward sign of a person's economic standing.
The clothing worn for rituals such as weddings, graduations, and funerals tends to be formal and governed by unwritten rules that members of the society agree upon.
Clothing in China was regulated by social status, gender, age, and occasion, beginning at least as early as 500 BC and continuing until the early 20th century.
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  Clothing - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In its broadest sense, clothing is defined as coverings for the torso and limbs as well as coverings for hands (gloves), feet (shoes, sandals, boots), and head (hats, caps).
In many regions of the world, national costumes and styles in clothing and ornament declare membership in a certain village, caste, religion, etc. A Scotsman declares his clan with his tartan.
Charities usually skim the best of the clothing to sell in their own thrift stores, then sell the rest to merchants who bale it up and ship it to poor Third-World countries, where vendors bid for the bales and then make what profit they can selling used clothing.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Clothing   (2246 words)

Ethnic, political, and religious affiliation: In many regions of the world, styles in clothing and ornament declare membership in a certain village, caste, religion, etc. A Scotsman declares his clan with his tartan; an Orthodox Jew his religion with his (non-clothing) sidelocks; a French peasant woman her village with her cap or coif.
But most clothing consists of cloth, and most cloth can be laundered (laundry) and mended (patching, darning) (but compare felt).
The earliest clothing probably consisted of fur, leather, leaves or grass, draped, wrapped or tied about the body for protection from the elements.
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 topics : garments and styles of boys clothing   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
The idea was initially to provide children clothing especially suited for their needs, although ideas as to what was suited for children varied.
During the early period of children's clothes, the late 18th and early 19th Centuries, it was the boy who might wear long pants or pantaloons and the father knee breeches.
Decisions on a young boy's clothes were generally made by the mother with her son having little say in he matter.
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 Plus Size Clothing Fashion Advice Guide & Stores for Women
Learn what clothes and fabrics can be easily dry cleaned at home and what clothing items you should always have professionally dry cleaned.
This plus size clothing guide for women and teens was designed to give helpful fashion and styling advice about flattering clothes styles for different ladies and teens body types.
Full figured clothing is not always readily available in modern, stylish, figure flattering plus size styles in most local department stores.
www.plus-size-clothing.org   (1002 words)

 topics : garments and styles of boys clothing
The idea was initially to provide children clothing especially suited for their needs, although ideas as to what was suited for children varied.
During the early period of children's clothes, the late 18th and early 19th Centuries, it was the boy who might wear long pants or pantaloons and the father knee breeches.
Decisions on a young boy's clothes were generally made by the mother with her son having little say in he matter.
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 Dating Portraits - Clothing Styles   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
With the popularization of a shorter corset in 1853 came a plain, one-piece dress style with a moderately long waist and bishop sleeves, opening at the front of the bodice.
Cloth of any kind was at a premium, and much effort went into providing the soldiers with warm clothes and blankets.
Small collars were again in fashion, and many dress styles were tight to the base of the neck.
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 Ancient Roman Clothing
Cleaning clothes at home was difficult because of the lack of water and cleaning equipment.
The task of cleaning clothes was left to fullers, who are shown in wall paintings treading clothes with their feet.
Clothes were also treated with Sulphur and urine, and brushed with combs.
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Clothing and Status: Much of Roman clothing was designed to reveal the social status of its wearer, particularly for freeborn men.
It was made of a large woolen cloth cut with both straight and rounded edges; it was not sewn or pinned but rather draped carefully over the body on top of the tunic.
The cloth was folded lengthwise and partly pleated at the fold, which was then draped over the left side of the body, over the left shoulder, under the right arm, and back up over the left arm and shoulder.
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 boys clothing styles: 1840s   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
The immense popularity of the kilt and sailor suit as suitable boys' clothing was due primarily to Victoria's decision to dress the princes in these styles during the 1840s.
One of the key moving influences was of course Queen Victoria herself and the styles she selected for the growing roster of princes and princesses.
Clothing before the mid-19th century and invention of the sewing machine was sewn by hand by local seamstresses.
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 Index of clothing styles - Cunnan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Some of these are misnomers, unrepresentative of the breadth of clothing of the medieval period, or are often poorly reproduced.
However, they are the style names current in Lochac, and a beginner costumer will often encounter them.
Clothing for weddings - (I believe nothing more special than your best clothes or a new best set for the rich, but an article with evidence from various periods is needed)
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 A Guide to Boys Suit Styles
The style evolved to double breasted in the late 70's with the button style being four or six button with only one button closed.
In the 90's styles moved back to single breasted three button styles taking the lead although the predominant boys suit style was now to button all but the bottom button.
Today, the most common style is the three button style, but with 2 buttons closed, similar to but closing higher than 35 years ago.
www.boysitaliansuits.com /boys_suit_styles.htm   (582 words)

 ThinkQuest Competition   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Clothing can be made for different purposes: to keep warm, to look stylish, to perform a certain job, to express individual identity, or to celebrate the tradition of a group of people.
In this category, you could trace the historical origins of different clothing styles, or look at how ideas about what is acceptable to wear or fashionable have changed over time.
Often, clothing choices were based on what adults felt was best for their children, not necessarily what kids liked.
www.thinkquest.org /competition/clothing.shtml   (1181 words)

 Hip Hop clothing and music styles   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
We Clothing the urban fashion company with its roots in skateboarding and snowboarding.
Today people take their inspiration from many sources then mix it and whilst some feel a need to pigeon-hole things, we don't, we are happy to sit on the fence and say yeah we like it, that's why we listen and wear what we do.
Many of the clothing brands we deal with feel the same and although they can be inspired by hip hop or have a background in the area, they develop their own designs.
www.headstrong.co.uk /headstrong/hip-hop.asp   (1130 words)

 70s clothing styles Information
If you need help locating 70s clothing styles then you've come to the right place because we have all the 70s clothing styles you could want.
This page provides new information on clothing styles of the wealthy in the 70s.
Clothing for everyday wear, as well as all costumes and accessories...
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 boys clothing styles   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
By the late 19th Century, however, the children's clothing were more desihned to meet their parents' social needs, demonstrating the family's position and status.
Decissions on a young boy's clothes were generally made by the mother with her son having little say in he matter.
The increasing extent of public education introduced boys to a widder crossection of their piers and increased their desire to be dresses like the other fellows.
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 Custom Clothing - Design Customized Clothing Online at CustomInk
Custom clothing is an excellent gift idea for tradeshows, reunions or corporate gifts.
"Living in Canada, some styles of clothing are not available.
Regina, SK "This is an excellent service to create clothing exactly how you want it...
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 Bamboo Clothing from Bamboo Styles
Welcome to Bamboo Styles, your source for men's and women's bamboo clothing.
We're sure you will find that bamboo clothing is softer and has more benefits than you ever imagined.
In addition to great bamboo clothing, Bamboo Styles offers a safe shopping experience, a no hassle return policy, and several fast and easy ways to contact us should you have questions or concerns while you browse our website.
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 Notes and illustrations on Regency clothing styles, with 1895 Charles E. Brock illustrations for Jane Austen's Pride ...
In other words, because the basic pattern/design of women's Regency clothing styles wasn't conspicuously anti-functional, an upper- or middle-class woman could often choose to wear clothes that were not very restrictive, and still look decent and somewhat fashionable -- something which was not true of the Victorian period or most of the eighteenth century.
However, this doesn't mean that the Regency styles -- to some degree practical in their basic outline or construction -- were free from the possibility of significant adornment and elaboration (which sometimes could result in impractical fashion excesses).
The dishevelment of her clothes in the picture was not meant to contradict the word "modesty" in the caption, but was supposed to be understood as being the accidental and unintentional effect of her strenuous physical activity.
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 Clothing Styles Found   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Western styles such as plaid shirts, fringed coats and vests, cowboy boots.
Punk clothing, such as Dickies, random t-shirts, converses, and plaid shirts and pants.
All types of infant and toddler clothing for boys and girls.
www.emu.edu /students/mnk972/kratzer_thrift_website/clothing/clothing_styles_found.html   (109 words)

 Greek Clothing and Hair Styles   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Men wore big hats to protect them from the sun.When the men were married they wore a garland.
Clothing didn't need cutting because they were made out strips of cloth.
At the top and bottom of the Ancient Greek women's clothes were beautiful designs.
www.ipswwestss.qld.edu.au /2001year7/greekclothing.htm   (153 words)

 Hawaiian shirts, Aloha Shirts, plus size styles, bowling attire, retro vintage clothing gifts!
Many of the Aloha shirts we carry are Made in Hawaii, and cater to fans of trendy new hawaiian shirt styles, retro and vintage clothing, as well as car aficionados, parrots (parrothead fans, rejoice!), koi fish, hula dancers, surfing, tikis, airplanes and much, much more.
We expect our Hawaiin shirt inventory to change constantly, and many of our unique clothing styles are limited in number.
We have special sourcing relationships with several Hawaiian Shirt manufacturers, and as a result we'll be constantly adding new styles and fashions throughout the store, many in big and plus sizes.
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 Dance Styles   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
The Southern Straight Dance is the formal Southern dance style, tracing its roots to to the original formal war dance.
The Buckskin style of dance is very graceful and has some of the most elegant bead and craftwork of any style.
The Southern Cloth style of dance is much like Southern Buckskin, but the beautiful outfits are made with fine cloths and ribbonwork.
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 Southeastern Creek Women Styles and Clothing   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Theses were in use in De Soto's time, as appears from Ranjel's statement that the Indians of Cofitachequi "went clothed down to their feet with very fine skins wen dressed, and blankets of the country," and that they made "hose and moccasins and leggings with ties of white leather" (Bourne, 1904, vol.
Yuchi women's belts, however, "were made of leather or trade cloth and had bead embroidery decorations representing in general the same range of objects as the neckbands and hair ornaments.
The Indian nations are agreed in the custom of thus adorning themselves with beads of various sizes and colours; sometimes wrought in garters, sashes, necklaces, and in strings round their wrists; and so from the crown of their heads sometimes to the cartilage of the nose.
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 Pictures of Punk Rock Clothing Styles at Cyberpunkclothing.Com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
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 Clothing styles
Well yea the fashion style in europe is much better than here in the U.S. (well at least in london and Paris) cept i'm not to fonde of wearing super tight jeans.
The style is actually late 1980's/early 1990's -- a time in which I wasn't old enough to care about fashion, thank god.
clothes don't define you, you define what clothes you want to wear, and if you like them wear them.
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 Juicy Couture Clothing: Juicy Clothes, Skirts, Sweatsuits
Juicy and Juicy Couture Clothing, is so popular simply because Pamela Skaist-Levy, Gela Nash-Taylor, the people responsible for the awesome look, are reshaping trends with clothing that has an emphasis on comfort and fun.
This haute couture styling is designed for men as well.
With wives and girlfriends everywhere raving about Juicy clothing, it's no wonder the designers decided to design a men's fashion line with clean, fun styles and beatiful colors as well.
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