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  • Planning Of The Wedding
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    My cousin Kara just got married recently. She is about six years older than I am and has graduated from college and is ready to settle down. She has been planning her wedding for almost a year. It took a lot of time and effort to make her wedding day perfect. Just finding the dress took six months. On the day of the wedding tons of things went wrong but in the end it all worked out and it was beautiful. I got a chance to talk to her and ask her some questions about how she felt about everything....
  • Characters Station In Life And Time Period
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    Theater 310 November 22, 1998 HARVEY The objectives of costume design were sufficiently met to meet the needs of the play. All the characters represented people in their natural positions in life with a little more accentuation that is often necessary in theater productions. The costumes aided in elaborating on each characters station in life and time period in which the play took place, which are a few objectives of costume designing. Most often one can distinguish a person's station in life fr...
  • Flowers For A Wedding
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    A Floral Engagement A Floral Engagement From the brides bouquet to the beautiful centerpieces few people realize the time, effort, and consideration that goes into the planning a wedding. The floral patterns and arrangements are just one part of the battle, but if you think about how many flowers are in a wedding then it is easy to see that they are the hardest part of putting a it together. Did you ever think about how many flowers are actually in a wedding? The bouquets and flowers are a very ...
  • Casual Dress Code
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    How are nonverbal signals sent by casual dress in the workplace? Business Communication Apr 11, 2005 How are nonverbal signals sent by casual dress in the workplace? The phenomenon of casual dress in the business place has come full circle. Many companies are now moving away from casual dress. Many business leaders have come to realize that the nonverbal signals sent by casual dress, conflict with the image the company is attempting to portray. A trend that was seeing more and more companies opt...
  • Miss Dorothy And Millie To His Friend
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    Thoroughly Modern Millie Thoroughly Modern Millie takes place in the year 1922 in New York. At this point in history all the women wanted equal rites and wanted to have fun. The main characters in this film are Millie Dillmount, Miss Dorothy Brown, Trevor Graydon, Jimmy Smith, and Muzzy. Millie Dillmount is a totally modern woman. She's come to the cite from the country in search of a husband. She strives to become a successful business woman and to marry well and be rich. She has every intentio...
  • Author's Appreciation Of The Woman's Wayward Clothing
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    The lively figures of speech in Herrick's "Delight in Disorder" show his sensual delight in the little things in life. The oxymoron's, animations, images, and paradox in this poem display the author's enjoyment of true uniqueness. The animations in "Delight in Disorder" show how the speaker sees the clothing as having a will of it's own that makes the outfit more "bewitch [ing]" (13). For example, the author cites a "tempestuous petticoat" and a "careless shoestring" as things that cause the wom...
  • The Joys Of Planning A Wedding
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    The Joys of Planning a Wedding The verdict is in - I will only get married once. I've always felt that in my heart, but the experience of planning my wedding removed any doubts that I may have had. The process of planning a wedding is so extensive and involved that once the process has started, there is no turning back. You will be completely absorbed in the ins and outs of the entire day from that point forward. While the main focal point should be the actual ceremony uniting the man and woman,...
  • Arlene Her Royal Blue Dress
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    Section 081 November 23, 2004 Miss Clairol In the story, Miss Clairol, written by Helena Maria Viramontes, was about a woman who goes to the store with her daughter to buy items for a date that she was preparing for later that night. Arlene, who was the woman that was getting ready for her date is a chicana (Mexican American) who throughout the story refers to things or events that brought a smile to her face as "sounding right". As I read the story I could not help but smile throughout the stor...
  • Brown Chairs And Two People
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    TERRACE AT STE. ADRESSE I picked this picture because there seems to be a lot going on in it. It seems to be a gook old day outside on a patio. It looks like the scene is taken from a European depiction. The picture shows four people by the sea on a patio. It looks like steamboats were the kings of the sea. There are also a few sailboats out on the water, the sky is clear and it looks like a beautiful sunny afternoon. There are two flags on the patio. One with red and yellow and one with blue, w...
  • Dress Shoes And Tennis Shoes
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    Loafers were popular in high school - shoes, not kids - penny-loafers, too. You younger folks will have to pardon us if we boomers scoff at walking shoes, running shoes, climbing shoes, hiking shoes, racquetball shoes, pump-up shoes... and hundred dollar sports shoes. When we were kids, we had tennis shoes - black or white - period. They cost about $25, in today's terms. Guys might wear a watch; and for a short while in junior high, ID bracelets were popular for guys. But there were no chains or...
  • Way Blindness Of Cross Dressing
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    ... e lawyer and a male clerk to take part in the trial. The reason why they will 'speak between the change of man and boy with a reed voice, and turn two mincing steps, into a manly stride'; (Pg. 62, lines 68-70) so they could have their voices heard in order to convince the Duke to release their friend Antonio from his forfeit. Women knew that men would only respect other men. Jessica cross-dresses to elope with her love, Lorenzo. The reason why she dresses as a torchbearer is to be able to wa...
  • Strong Reform Movement For Dress And Clothing
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    Dress Reform from 1850 to 1930 in the United States: The Impact on Health Dress reform has played an integral part of the women's movement, health reform and political agendas. This paper will explore the time period of 1850 to 1930 in the United States of America concerning dress reform for women. It is important to explore this topic because the eighty year span marks a time of rapid change for women concerning health, leisure, independence, political and gender constraints and liberties. A de...
  • Bride And Groom's Wedding Rings
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    The American Way of Weddings In our society many youngsters are having sex before marriage. It has become such a regular occurrence that many people no longer deem it commonplace. Rather than promote abstinence many people spend their time promoting "safe sex". It is a fact, that many youngsters have come to the conclusion that marriage is not for them. They feel that it may only end up in divorce, so why even bother. But, when two people are in love and decide to get married it can be one of th...
  • Trend Setting Clothing
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    Into The Millennium For most people family is one of the most important parts of life. For they are the people who raised you and taught you things needed in life. For most of us we have a connection with are family that is un parallel in life, which is the reason for are undying love. At times though there is a point at which we take are family for granted like they will always be around. Parents might do things that are not agreed upon by the children, yet the parent thinks it is in the child'...
  • Theories Behind Cross Dressing
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    Cross-dressing is defined as the act of dressing oneself in the attire of the opposite sex. It has long been a phenomenon that has intrigued society to the extent that texts have been written and studies have been conducted in order to decipher just what "causes it". People have always been afraid of the unknown, and it is this theory alone that perhaps explains why minority groups and subcultures have remained marginalized. The gay and Lesbian community, ethnic groups, the punks, the Goths, the...
  • Obvious Contrast Between Poverty And Wealth
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    Morris and Company Founded by William Morris (b. 1834, Walthamstow, d. 1896, London) Designed by Edward Burne Jones 1880 'The Adoration of the Magi' 1900-1902 Wool and Silk Textile, 4 m x 3 m approx. AGSA Within the tapestry, the scene tells the story of the Magi who arrive from the east, bearing gifts for the newborn Jesus Christ. There are symbolic references throughout this piece, and also an obvious contrast between poverty and wealth portrayed between the characters in this composition. The...
  • Mid Calf Dresses
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    Here is an outline of the varying factors that influenced what was fashionable and what people wore in the 1930's. Political and social influences: World happenings: the Wall Street crash had a huge direct affect on what people wore in the 1930's. Following this, even though it was in America it caused the way of dressing in Australia to become more conservative but feminine as it used to be before the roaring 20's. Hemlines dropped to mid-calf for day wear and full length for evening. The waist...

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