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  • Outwear Trends In The 50s

    in the early 60s. The mid 1960s Sears catalog is advertising a mink stole (Shih, 1997, p.104). The model advertising the stole is shown wearing white gloves with it, which means that it is more of a formal accessory during this time. The stoles presence in the Sears catalog expresses that these were popular amongst the middle class during the early 1960s. My grandmother is also sporting a modified bouffant style hairdo, which was popularized by First Lady Jackie Kennedy. Both the fur stole and the bouffant hair style were popular during this time period, showing that my grandma was with the mainstream in her evening wear choices. The photo quality is not great so it was hard to distinguish what exact style suit my grandpa is wearing. From what can be recognized, it looks like an evening wear style that John Peacock showed for the 1960’s. Peacock’s illustration was described as, “single breasted jacket with single button fastening, long roll collar faced with silk, matching covered buttons, hip-level piped pockets; straight cut trousers. White collared-attached shirt. Black silk bow tie. Black shoes” (1996, p.175). A key identifier for his suit style is the notable difference in fabric on the lapels; it has a shinier luster than the suit fabric meaning it could be silk. He is also wearing a white collared attached shirt and a black bow tie, but the analysis is still limited to pure assumptions due to poor photo quality. If this suit style is correctly identified, I would say…

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  • Reflection On Agnes Naera

    Candice suggests there is a need for a breakdown of the perceptions surrounding work norms in appearance. A common referral during the presentation was to the evolution of female dress through the years. Female dress within a business used to be a long skirt and top which has since evolved to stages where a suit and tie has become more acceptable which is also considered the social norm within a business context. The use of this referral enticed a thought in which I thought of how well…

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  • Tokyo Persuasive Speech

    look over the wall and sneered at the sight of all those people sitting around waiting for the mercy of their scrapes. Then he walked across the narrow tight cat walk towards his company's main tower, Hisayo close on his heels. "Do you want to freshen up," asked Hisayo. "No they don't deserve the honor of seeing me looking my finest". He was already wearing a navy blue suit a shimmering silver undershirt matching pants and a jet black tie. His black hair slick back with a ridiculous amount…

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  • Ecstasy Of Life: A Short Story

    jangled obstreperously an hour later. It 's the right of the auditorium and to the left corner of the gym. 2 girls were waiting in the corner for me. “Hey Pearl and Macy.” I call to them. “Hey, how you 're doing replied?” Replied Pearl and Macy at the same time. Macy and Pearl are identical twin sisters. They both have turquoise eyes, blond hair, and around 5.8ft. I 'm starting to wonder they have the same cognition as they know exactly what each other are thinking. I have known them both…

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  • Compare/Contrast Essay On Teachers And My History

    about. Correspondingly my History teacher always tried to make his classes less monotonous by doing mini memory games. He always separates the classes on groups and ask multiple questions and the groups that answer the greater amount of questions right would it get 5 points for their next exam. Another similarity between my earth science teacher and my history teacher is they were both dress extremely nice. Compare to other teachers, my earth science teacher and my history teacher always…

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  • American Hustle Feminist Analysis

    organize women workers, improving the equal rights on their jobs. By the end of the 1970s, the activists burned out and the women’s movement torn apart. In the later years was when women were getting jobs such as corporate executives, which was beforehand considered a male profession in the 70s and 80s. Yet, there were no well-known cases of how to dress as a businesswoman, therefore, female workers looked at their male co-workers for clues. The pussy bow, which was the female corresponding to…

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  • What Does The Gold Symbolize In The Great Gatsby

    Doctor T.J. Eckleberg, who watches over the Valley of Ashes. It shows the lone spot of brightness in the gray Valley of Ashes. “A pair of enormous yellow spectacles” (Fitzgerald 23). Theses glasses are important because they contain the eyes of Doctor T.J Eckleberg, which oversee what goes on. Gold also symbolizes money and greed of the time. “Yellow is the color of gold, which symbolizes money, materialism, and high social position.” (Haibing 42). Gold is used to symbolize Gatsby and his vast…

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  • Color Symbolism In The Scarlet Letter

    Often in life a single mistake can determines ones future. Color can also play a role in the concept of life, and the different things that happen throughout it. In the novel The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne, the author focuses on the Puritan society, specifically their perspectives on life regarding adultery, sin and forgiveness. Throughout the novel, Hawthorne uses the idea of color to express these concepts with red, black and white, showing the good and evil woven into the society. …

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  • False Hope Of The American Dream Analysis

    from various regions and background were desperate for this American Dream. Sadly, for most Americans who lacked the necessary wealth to do so failed. F. Scott Fitzgerald shows how the American dream is unattainable to those without money through the symbolism of a flower. This flower is a daisy, which consist of a green stem, yellow core, and white petals. The stem is representative of the wealthy roots necessary for the American dream. The yellow core represents the reality and the white…

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  • Color And Location In Marketing

    In the study, college students in the southern part of the United States were shown a color on a computer screen and asked to give their emotional response to each color. The results found that principal hues (e.g., red, blue, green, etc.) were rated 80% positively. The results also showed that achromatic colors (e.g., white, black, and grey) were rated positively only 29.2% of the time. Green was the most positively rated color and participants associated green with nature and soothing…

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