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Hats and Headdress: How They Shaped the World and Our Style with 198 Plates (Dover Fashion and Costumes) Fre



# The Mode in Hats and Headdress: A Historical Survey with 198 Plates (Dover Fashion and Costumes) Fre ## Introduction - What is the book about and who is the author - Why is it a valuable resource for fashion enthusiasts and historians - How does it cover the evolution of hats and headdress for both sexes and different cultures ## Ancient Times - How hats and headdress were used for adornment, protection, and social status in ancient Egypt, Mesopotamia, Greece, Rome, China, India, and other civilizations - What were some of the common styles and materials used for different types of headgear - How did hairstyles and cosmetics complement the hats and headdress ## Middle Ages - How hats and headdress reflected the religious, political, and cultural changes in Europe, Asia, and Africa during the medieval period - What were some of the distinctive styles and features of hats and headdress for men and women, such as hennins, turbans, coifs, liripipes, hoods, crowns, and helmets - How did jewelry and accessories enhance the hats and headdress ## Renaissance and Baroque - How hats and headdress became more elaborate and diverse in the 15th to 17th centuries, influenced by art, trade, exploration, and innovation - What were some of the popular styles and trends of hats and headdress for men and women, such as berets, bonnets, bongraces, feathered caps, bicorns, tricorns, cavaliers, wigs, and veils - How did fabrics, colors, patterns, and embellishments add to the beauty and variety of hats and headdress ## 18th and 19th Centuries - How hats and headdress reflected the social and cultural changes in the 18th and 19th centuries, such as the French Revolution, the Industrial Revolution, the Romantic Era, the Victorian Era, and the American Civil War - What were some of the notable styles and innovations of hats and headdress for men and women, such as straw hats, beaver hats, top hats, derbies, boaters, bonnets, caps, turbans, mantillas, and snoods - How did hairstyles, powder, and hair accessories match or contrast with the hats and headdress ## 20th Century - How hats and headdress became more expressive and diverse in the 20th century, influenced by art, music, cinema, sports, and politics - What were some of the iconic styles and designers of hats and headdress for men and women, such as cloches, flappers, fedoras, berets, pillboxes, cowboy hats, sombreros, and tiaras - How did hairstyles, cosmetics, and beauty treatments affect the choice and appearance of hats and headdress ## Conclusion - Summarize the main points of the article - Emphasize the importance and relevance of the book for fashion lovers and historians - Encourage readers to check out the book for more details and illustrations ## FAQs - Q: Who is R. Turner Wilcox? - A: R. Turner Wilcox was a fashion editor, author, and illustrator who wrote several books on fashion history, including The Mode in Costume, The Mode in Furs, and The Dictionary of Costume. - Q: When was The Mode in Hats and Headdress published? - A: The Mode in Hats and Headdress was first published in 1948 by Charles Scribner's Sons. It was reprinted by Dover Publications in 2008 with a new introduction by fashion historian Kevin Jones. - Q: How many illustrations are in The Mode in Hats and Headdress? - A: The Mode in Hats and Headdress contains 198 plates with over 1200 illustrations of hats and headdress from different periods and cultures. The illustrations are drawn by R. Turner Wilcox based on historical sources. - Q: Where can I buy The Mode in Hats and Headdress? - A: You can buy The Mode in Hats and Headdress from various online retailers such as Amazon.com, Google Books, or Dover Publications. You can also find it in some libraries or bookstores near you. - Q: What are some other books on hats and headdress that I can read? - A: Some other books on hats and headdress that you might enjoy are Hats: An Anthology by Stephen Jones, Hats: Status, Style and Glamour by Colin McDowell, Crowns: Portraits of Black Women in Church Hats by Michael Cunningham and Craig Marberry, and Vintage Hats & Bonnets 1770-1970 by Susan Langley.




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