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Hair from the 1970s to 2000

Shari Sims

Source: Fashion Photography Archive 2015

Article

A hairstyle can be thought of as a woman’s ultimate accessory, subject to changing whims and changing fashions. On the catwalk, hairstyles are often collaborations between fashion designers and multitalented hairstylists, who envision their collaborations as artistic creations rather than mere expressions of style. From the 1970s on, as images of fashion spread more and more rapidly via newspapers, magazines, TV, and— eventually—the Internet, hairstyling options ranged from the attention-getting

Croatia: Urban Dress, Twentieth to Twenty-First Centuries

Maja Arčabić

Source: Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion. East Europe, Russia, and the Caucasus 2010

Encyclopedia entry

Croatia entered the twentieth century split up into several territorial units within the Austro-Hungarian Empire. Dalmatia and Istria belonged to the Austrian part, while Civil Croatia and Slavonia, as well as the city of Rijeka, were under the control of Budapest. The continuity of Croatia as a political entity in its own right was maintained by the parliament, or Sabor, which convened in Zagreb, the capital of Croatia and Slavonia, but lacked any significant authority. The border between the tw

Hair

Geraldine Biddle-Perry and Sarah Cheang

Source: Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion. Global Perspectives 2010

Encyclopedia entry

Across cultures, the symbolic and material management of hair on bodies, faces and heads is intrinsic to human adornment and hygiene, ritualized belief, and commercial enterprise. Fashions in hair can display an enormous and shifting range of aesthetic and social conventions. A wide variety of primary and secondary sources provides an overview of key debates and theories that describe, inform, and develop our understanding of the styling and management of human hair as a powerful vehicle for soci

Hairdressers

Steve Zdatny

Source: The Berg Companion to Fashion 2010

Encyclopedia entry

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A Natural Right to Dress Women

Jennifer M. Jones

Source: Sexing La Mode. Gender, Fashion and Commercial Culture in Old Regime France 2004

Book chapter

In medieval France the distinction between men’s and women’s clothing was relatively unimportant in structuring production, perhaps as a result of the rough similarity that existed until the fourteenth century between men’s and women’s long flowing robes.On the medieval organization and origins of the clothing trades in Paris, see EtienneBoileau, Le livre des métiers d’Etienne Boileau, ed. RenédeLespinasse and FrançoiseBonnardot (Paris: Imprimerie nationale, 1879). Furthermore, despite modern cul

1910

Steven Zdatny (ed)

Source: Hairstyles and Fashion. A Hairdresser’s History of Paris, 1910–1920 1999

Book chapter

It will, I imagine, be generally conceded that Marcel waving constitutes for the ladies’ hairdresser a great Trade improvement – an excellent means of enhancing the appearance of the human hair and of the feminine headdress. From the point of view of the public, Marcel waving is indisputably an important element in the ladies’ toilet. Consequently, it will not – it cannot – disappear. But its great popularity, which was described, and not without reason, as bordering almost on a craze, undoubtedl

1915

Steven Zdatny (ed)

Source: Hairstyles and Fashion. A Hairdresser’s History of Paris, 1910–1920 1999

Book chapter

Since the commencement of the war, that is to say from the time when modesty and simplicity took the place of the previous brilliant fashions, I have endeavored to publish a few ideas in the hope that they might prove profitable to my fellow hairdressers, whose businesses are naturally feeling the bad effects produced by current events.

1916

Steven Zdatny (ed)

Source: Hairstyles and Fashion. A Hairdresser’s History of Paris, 1910–1920 1999

Book chapter

In spite of the difficulties created by this long war, some of the Trade schools of Paris have contrived to reorganise, and have even accomplished very creditable results. Amongst their number are the society schools, which are public, and others which are kept private, but which from time to time give public séances.

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