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Ruff

Gavin Ambrose

Gavin Ambrose is an author, educator and practicing graphic designer whose client base includes the art sector, galleries, publishers and advertising agencies. He has written and designed numerous books on graphic design, branding and packaging. He currently teaches the Graphic Design BA at the University of Brighton. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Paul Harris

Paul Harris is a freelance writer and editor whose work appears extensively in magazines and journals in the US and UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Visual Dictionary of Fashion Design

AVA Publishing SA, 2007

eBook

...An interchangeable starched fabric frill worn at the neck of a shirt in Elizabethan England and 16th-century Europe. Pictured is a portrait of Dudley North, third Baron North (c.1589–1666) wearing an elaborate pleated ruff from...

Bodice

Gavin Ambrose

Gavin Ambrose is an author, educator and practicing graphic designer whose client base includes the art sector, galleries, publishers and advertising agencies. He has written and designed numerous books on graphic design, branding and packaging. He currently teaches the Graphic Design BA at the University of Brighton. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Paul Harris

Paul Harris is a freelance writer and editor whose work appears extensively in magazines and journals in the US and UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Visual Dictionary of Fashion Design

AVA Publishing SA, 2007

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...A corset-shaped upper garment for women, worn like a vest and usually over a blouse or chemise. A bodice may have removable sleeves or be sleeveless and is typically laced either at the back or front. The bodice was traditionally made...

Capri Pants

Gavin Ambrose

Gavin Ambrose is an author, educator and practicing graphic designer whose client base includes the art sector, galleries, publishers and advertising agencies. He has written and designed numerous books on graphic design, branding and packaging. He currently teaches the Graphic Design BA at the University of Brighton. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Paul Harris

Paul Harris is a freelance writer and editor whose work appears extensively in magazines and journals in the US and UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Visual Dictionary of Fashion Design

AVA Publishing SA, 2007

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...Women’s calf-length trousers created by Italian designer Emilio Pucci in 1949 and first sold in his boutique on the island of Capri just off the coast of Naples in Italy. They are also sometimes called pedal pushers or clam diggers, though...

Elizabethan

Gavin Ambrose

Gavin Ambrose is an author, educator and practicing graphic designer whose client base includes the art sector, galleries, publishers and advertising agencies. He has written and designed numerous books on graphic design, branding and packaging. He currently teaches the Graphic Design BA at the University of Brighton. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Paul Harris

Paul Harris is a freelance writer and editor whose work appears extensively in magazines and journals in the US and UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Visual Dictionary of Fashion Design

AVA Publishing SA, 2007

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...The period in England between 1558–1603, at the time of Elizabeth I’s reign and the height of the English Renaissance. Rich, heavy velvets, jewels, furs, satins and taffeta in stiff, exaggerated shapes created by padding and quilting...

Garter

Gavin Ambrose

Gavin Ambrose is an author, educator and practicing graphic designer whose client base includes the art sector, galleries, publishers and advertising agencies. He has written and designed numerous books on graphic design, branding and packaging. He currently teaches the Graphic Design BA at the University of Brighton. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Paul Harris

Paul Harris is a freelance writer and editor whose work appears extensively in magazines and journals in the US and UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Visual Dictionary of Fashion Design

AVA Publishing SA, 2007

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...A loop of cloth used to hold stockings up. In its modern form, garters are decorative lace, silk and ribbon accessories, often worn by women underneath their wedding dresses as part of a tradition involving taking off part of the bride...

Hippy

Gavin Ambrose

Gavin Ambrose is an author, educator and practicing graphic designer whose client base includes the art sector, galleries, publishers and advertising agencies. He has written and designed numerous books on graphic design, branding and packaging. He currently teaches the Graphic Design BA at the University of Brighton. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Paul Harris

Paul Harris is a freelance writer and editor whose work appears extensively in magazines and journals in the US and UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Visual Dictionary of Fashion Design

AVA Publishing SA, 2007

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...A subculture or counterculture from the 1960s and 1970s with an emphasis on civil rights, sexual liberation and a peaceful anti-war and anti-nuclear stance. The hippy culture later morphed into the psychedelic subculture, which was known...

Industrial Revolution

Gavin Ambrose

Gavin Ambrose is an author, educator and practicing graphic designer whose client base includes the art sector, galleries, publishers and advertising agencies. He has written and designed numerous books on graphic design, branding and packaging. He currently teaches the Graphic Design BA at the University of Brighton. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Paul Harris

Paul Harris is a freelance writer and editor whose work appears extensively in magazines and journals in the US and UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Visual Dictionary of Fashion Design

AVA Publishing SA, 2007

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...A technological, socio-economic and cultural revolution that began in 18th-century England and saw mechanisation replace manual labour. The textile and wool industries were the first to benefit with increased production capacity, prompting...

The Pleasures of the Machine-stitched Mark

Machine Stitch : Perspectives

A & C Black, 2010

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...how wonderful it would be if, just as one might borrow an acquaintance’s spectacles in order to see something more clearly, there existed some magical technological device which enabled us actually to see through another person’s eyes. How...

Model

Gavin Ambrose

Gavin Ambrose is an author, educator and practicing graphic designer whose client base includes the art sector, galleries, publishers and advertising agencies. He has written and designed numerous books on graphic design, branding and packaging. He currently teaches the Graphic Design BA at the University of Brighton. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Paul Harris

Paul Harris is a freelance writer and editor whose work appears extensively in magazines and journals in the US and UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Visual Dictionary of Fashion Design

AVA Publishing SA, 2007

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...A person employed to wear clothing for its presentation at a fashion show, photo shoot or advertisement. The use of live models rather than mannequins is thought to have begun in 1853 when Parisian shop girl, Marie Vernet Worth, modelled...

Mod

Gavin Ambrose

Gavin Ambrose is an author, educator and practicing graphic designer whose client base includes the art sector, galleries, publishers and advertising agencies. He has written and designed numerous books on graphic design, branding and packaging. He currently teaches the Graphic Design BA at the University of Brighton. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Paul Harris

Paul Harris is a freelance writer and editor whose work appears extensively in magazines and journals in the US and UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Visual Dictionary of Fashion Design

AVA Publishing SA, 2007

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...A subculture originating in London from the late 1950s to mid-1960s that developed around the jazz and rhythm-and-blues music scene. mod or modernist fashion had as its central element slim-cut Italian suits. A Mod revival in the early...