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    Trousers of various designs were worn throughout the Middle Ages in Europe, especially by men. Loose-fitting trousers were worn in Byzantium under long tunics,[20] and were worn by many tribes, such as the Germanic tribes that migrated to Western Roman Empire in the Late Antiquity and Early Middle Ages, as evidenced by both artistic sources and such relics as the 4th-century costumes recovered from the Thorsberg peat bog (see illustration).[21] Trousers in this period, generally called brais, varied in length and were often closed at the cuff or even had attached foot coverings, although open-legged pants were also seen.[22] By the 8th century there is evidence of the wearing in Europe of two layers of trousers, especially among upper-class…

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    beyond its practicality and ornamentation to make and to mark the social, cultural, and psychological atmosphere of the era. In this paper, one seeks to examine the rise of trousers in women’s fashion during the 1920s, as it could be signifying women’s increasing resistance against paternalistic cultures that are deep-rooted in the society. Such hypothesis will be investigated by looking at the initial rise of trousers following World War I, the adoption of trousers in sportswear, and the…

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    After getting use the industrial machine when I made the shorts I then actually found it easier to work with the industrial machine, opposed to a domestic as there is more space and I feel like I can see better. The space was beneficial as I actually found that I was able to sew straighter than usual. The construction of the shorts was the most beneficial as the construction of the trousers did not need much thought, it felt much more natural almost like common sense as to what to do in order…

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    Dress In America

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    her shirtwaist blouse, freed from the repressing boned corsets and heavy petticoats became an iconic image of the suffrage movement that crossed racial and economic lines (Emery). Another aspect of dress during this time that came under health reformer’s scrutiny were bloomers and trousers. For many, long skirts dragged on the ground, collecting dirt, debris, and vermin which was then brought inside the home with the potential to make the family ill (Cunningham). Additionally, the long heavy…

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    Keep it subtle yet attractive. The trendy cigarette trousers will do all the talking. Baggy pants and bell bottoms are out. Select a skinny fit that give shape to your legs and step into a pair of high heels for a formal look. You can wear it in denim, suede, corduroy or cotton with a frilly blouse or a winter coat for a perfect look. Tights, Leggings, skinny denims and jeans are also very much in these days. They work with Tunics, Waterfall Cardigans, Wraps, Skirts and even short length…

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    As it says in the Red Scarf Girl, “...tight pants and pointed shoes are what the Western bourgeoisie admire. (Ji-Li Jian pg. 30)” And also stating that the person was wearing a cream-colored jacket with the zipper half open, and a pair of sharply creased light-brown pants. He had also been wearing fashionable two-tone shoes. These were “Four olds” back then during the 1960s in the Republic of China. It says in the book that “One of the boys was trying to squeeze an empty beer bottle up the man’s…

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    clothing articles that lived on through the decades. For the younger generation, boys took to the ‘Teddy boy look,’ that consisted of tight, straight trousers, jackets, ties and pointed, shiney shoes called winklepickers; the girls on the other hand took to big skirts and pants that were pinched at the waist. Capri pants, or “pedal pushers,” were popular for riding bikes.(Stuart) As for hairstyles for the younger generation, duck tails and pony tails were popular.(When Pony Tails…) For the older…

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    Pocket Square Monologue

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    dmittedly, the last three things make my blood boil, because they are an eyesore! Pocket square, hence the word SQUARE! Your pocket square should be neat, fold the fabric into a SQUARE! It shouldn’t look like a clown napkin, like you pushed it down into the pocket and slowly pulled it out so it could collapse on your chest. Generally speaking, your tie should JUST reach the waistband of your trousers, or slightly shorter, if you can’t take your jacket off because your tie looks like your…

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    Essay On 70's Fashion

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    that time. There were a lot of famous fashion designers in 1970s fashion gave us hippie chic, power dressing, glam rock and even punk, all within an exceptional ten year timeframe. Speaking about designers, Vivienne Westwood assumed a major part in punk rock's impact on style in America and Britain amid the 1970's and past. Too, Diane Von Furstenberg turned into a configuration icon in 1972. The wrap dress and her brilliant examples were known as an image of "female force". Likewise, Yves…

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    from a shop then altered themselves. Though a strange things was, that the quality of the the textile wasn 't as important as the quality of the make of the dress. These frilly, overdone dresses that kept up with the rest of the Victorian era, were made to be very tight and very, very uncomfortable. It even affected the way one sat, walked, and the very body language she used. the corset and bodice were the main culprits in this, as well as the fashion of wearing pointed shoes, along with…

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