History of clothing and textiles
The study of the history of clothing and textiles traces the availability and use of textiles and other materials and the development of technology for the making of clothing over human history. The w...
History of clothing and textiles - Wikipedia
Kimono Wedding Dress Is a Stunning and Easy DIY for Japanese Nuptials
Japanese brides are fusing tradition with Western-style nuptials. One way they're doing it? By turning their kimonos into a kimono wedding dress.
BBC Travel - The hidden side of the Silk Road
Behind the preserved mosques and madrassas of the Silk Road lies another Uzbekistan – one that’s brash, messy and filled with gleeful anarchy.
BBC Travel - The Silk Road that no one sees
The pools beneath the pristine madrassa in Bukhara’s blue-tiled Lyab-i Hauz square were still. Men in long tunics hawked tea from silver pots in the cafes across the way. And narrow streets rolled int...
Women To Be Fined Up To £6,500 For Wearing Burkas In Swiss Region
Wearing a burka or niqab in public has been banned in the Swiss region of Ticino, with offenders facing a fine of up to £6,500. The region's parliament approved the law on Monday, thereby banning full...
15 Pictures of Traditional Dress Around the World
Around the world, traditional dress serves a variety of purposes. Whether it’s a way of remembering your ancestors, performing a religious ceremony, or marking an important event, almost every culture...
Lingerie Model Without Legs, Kanya Sesser, Is Our Body Confidence Hero: 'I Don't Need Legs To Feel Sexy'
A lingerie model who was born without legs has shared a body confident message for people with disabilities. Kanya Sesser, 23, earns over $1000 (£653) every day modelling lingerie - and she's smashing...
Iranian Women Post Pics With Their Hair Flying Free To Protest Strict Hijab Laws
Wearing the Islamic hijab veil is mandatory for women in Iran, and in 2014, Iran’s morality police warned, fined or arrested 3.6 million women for inappropriate dress. Masih Alinejad, an Iranian journ...
Ancient 2,400-year-old gold bongs discovered in Russia
The “once-in-a-century” discovery of a set of solid gold bongs has offered a glimpse into the little-understood lives of Scythians, who ruled vast areas of Eurasia for a thousand years 2,400 years ago...
Scholars Decipher Names Of Amazon warrior Women From Ancient Pottery
A new study published in the journal Hesperia claims to have deciphered the names of ancient warrior women from Greek pottery dating back 2,500 years. According to the National Geographic, linguists u...
Batik
UNESCO: Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity - 2009 URL: http://www.unesco.org/culture/ich/RL/00170 Description: The technique...
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Lingerie
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Clothing in the ancient world
The clothing used in the ancient world strongly reflects the technologies that these peoples mastered. Archaeology plays a significant role in documenting this aspect of ancient life, for fabric fiber...
Clothing in the ancient world - Wikipedia
Hanfu
Hanfu (simplified Chinese: 汉服; traditional Chinese: 漢服; literally: "Han clothing"), also known as Hanzhuang (漢裝) or Huafu (華服), is the traditional dress of the Han Chinese people. The ter...
Hanfu - Wikipedia
Silk Road
The Silk Road, or Silk Route, is a network of trade and cultural transmission routes that were central to cultural interaction through regions of the Asian continent connecting the West and East by li...
Silk Road - Wikipedia
Clothing in ancient Rome
Clothing in ancient Rome generally comprised the toga, the tunic, the stola, brooches for these, and breeches.
Wool, the most commonly used fiber, was most likely the first material to be spun. Th...
Clothing in ancient Rome - Wikipedia
Byzantine dress
Byzantine dress changed considerably over the thousand years of the Empire, but was essentially conservative. The Byzantines liked color and pattern, and made and exported very richly patterned cloth,...
Byzantine dress - Wikipedia
Byzantine silk
Byzantine silk is silk woven in the Byzantine Empire (Byzantium) from about the fourth century until the Fall of Constantinople in 1453.The Byzantine capital of Constantinople was the first significan...
Byzantine silk - Wikipedia
Early medieval European dress
Early medieval European dress changed very gradually from about 400 to 1100. The main feature of the period was the meeting of late Roman costume with that of the invading peoples who moved into Euro...
Early medieval European dress - Wikipedia
Anglo-Saxon dress
Anglo-Saxon dress refers to the variety of early medieval European dress, or clothing, worn by the Anglo-Saxons from the time of their migration to Great Britain in the 5th century until the beginning...
Anglo-Saxon dress - Wikipedia
English Medieval fashion
The Medieval period in England is classified as the time between the fall of the Roman Empire to the beginning of the Renaissance, ranging from the years AD 449–1500. For the Anglo-Saxons, Anglo-Danes...
English Medieval fashion - Wikipedia
Textile manufacture during the Industrial Revolution
Textile manufacture during the Industrial Revolution in Britain was centred in south Lancashire and the towns on both sides of the Pennines. In Germany in the Wupper Valley, Ruhr Region and Upper Sile...
Textile manufacture during the Industrial Revolution - Wikipedia
Kimono Wedding Dress Is a Stunning and Easy DIY for Japanese Nuptials
Japanese brides are fusing tradition with Western-style nuptials. One way they're doing it? By turning their kimonos into a kimono wedding dress.
Oxford bags
Oxford bags were a loose-fitting baggy form of trousers favoured by members of the University of Oxford, especially undergraduates, in England during the early 20th century from the 1920s to around th...
BBC Travel - The hidden side of the Silk Road
Behind the preserved mosques and madrassas of the Silk Road lies another Uzbekistan – one that’s brash, messy and filled with gleeful anarchy.
Women To Be Fined Up To £6,500 For Wearing Burkas In Swiss Region
Wearing a burka or niqab in public has been banned in the Swiss region of Ticino, with offenders facing a fine of up to £6,500. The region's parliament approved the law on Monday, thereby banning full...
15 Pictures of Traditional Dress Around the World
Around the world, traditional dress serves a variety of purposes. Whether it’s a way of remembering your ancestors, performing a religious ceremony, or marking an important event, almost every culture...
Lingerie Model Without Legs, Kanya Sesser, Is Our Body Confidence Hero: 'I Don't Need Legs To Feel Sexy'
A lingerie model who was born without legs has shared a body confident message for people with disabilities. Kanya Sesser, 23, earns over $1000 (£653) every day modelling lingerie - and she's smashing...