- Accessories (1)
- Garment parts (1)
- Garments (5)
- The Body (1)
Organizations, incl. Design Houses
- Chanel (1)
- Paul Poiret (1)
- The Fashion Industry
Source: The Berg Companion to Fashion 2010
Source: Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion. East Europe, Russia, and the Caucasus 2010
Soviet-era underwear—both its manufacturing and consumption—were determined not only by fashion but also, to a great extent, by the ideology and political goals of the state and its economic priorities at different stages. As a result of the revolution of February 1917, underwear became simpler, and its assortment was reduced. Due to the devastation that followed the October Revolution of 1917 and the civil war, people continued to wear prerevolutionary styles of underwear.
Source: Classic and Modern Writings on Fashion 2nd Edition 2009
Many maladies are caused by … corsets. Thin bodies, narrow shoulders. Out of four two are bones of some promise; one, bones which promise nothing; a fourth go to Nice with the consumption; another fourth will at twenty-six drag out six days of the seven in an invalid's chair.
Source: Changing Fashion. A Critical Introduction to Trend Analysis and Meaning 2007
The new fashionable figure is growing straighter and straighter, less bust, less hips, more waist, a wonderfully long, slender suppleness about the limbs … The long skirt … reveals plainly every line and curve of the leg from hip to ankle. The petticoat is obsolete, prehistoric. How slim, how graceful, how elegant women look! The leg has suddenly become fashionable.
Source: ‘Don We Now Our Gay Apparel’. Gay Men’s Dress in the Twentieth Century 2000