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By Pamela Gibson

Not anything defines an individual like their coiffure - and what a century it's been for hair! Bangs, bobs, buns, beehives and bouffants have vied with pixie cuts, pin curls, perms and pageboys for ascendancy in an ever-changing parade of ladies' seems to be and developments, and one of the males we've visible Caesers, comb overs, ducktails, pretend hawks, flattops, quiffs and slick backs. From the Edwardian period throughout the seismic adjustments of the '20s and '60s, and together with each quirky twist hair historical past took on its technique to the flip of the millennium, this publication is a lush visible survey of 100 years of hair kinds and the nice stylists of the century together with Jackie Kennedy's stylist Mr. Kenneth and innovators like Vidal Sassoon.

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They wore a mobcap, or “limp hood,” an indoor cap with a high, full crown and often tied under the chin. There were complaints that they became so The slave child wears extravagant clothing with a turban added to make him look exotic. Many slaves wore a metal neckband with their owner's details. preoccupied with fashion that they would not work properly for fear of spoiling their clothes. When waistlines rose for fashionable women, so did those of their servants, so that their aprons were tied just below the bust.

Men used padded calves to make their legs look better in breeches, and men and women slimmed their waists with stays. Both men and women used a toxic paste of white lead to whiten the face, then reddened their cheeks and lips. Eyebrows were carefully trimmed into shape or could be shaved off and replaced with fake eyebrows made of mouse fur. This woman wears a pattern of beauty marks on her cheek. They were probably used originally to hide smallpox scars. In 1770 a law was passed in England to punish women who lured men into marriage by using too many false aids, such as wigs, make up and padding to make themselves look more beautiful than they really were.

The explorers who looked for it needed clothes to confront cold never experienced in Europe or America. 38 Functional Fashions Settlers in New South Wales, Australia. Their wide-brimmed hats protect them from the sun and their trousers and short jackets are suited to riding. Their aboriginal guides wear very little. ” For crossing the ice and snow, they used snowshoes made from thongs of deer skin. Australia Australia was settled by Europeans from 1788 onward. Many of the settlers were either poor or convicts.

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