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Bracelet

A bracelet is an article of jewellery that is worn around the wrist. Bracelets may serve different uses, such as being worn as an ornament. When worn as ornaments, bracelets may have a supportive function to hold other items of decoration, such a ...

                                               

Brooch

A brooch or, in US English also, somewhat frequently broach, is a decorative jewelry item designed to be attached to garments, often to hold them closed. It is usually made of metal, often silver or gold or some other material. Brooches are frequ ...

                                               

Ring (jewellery)

A ring is a round band, usually of metal, worn as ornamental jewellery. The term "ring" by itself always denotes jewellery worn on the finger; when worn as an ornament elsewhere, the body part is specified, e.g. earrings, neck rings, arm rings, a ...

                                               

Lavalier

A lavalier or lavaliere or lavalliere is an item of jewelry consisting of a pendant, sometimes with one stone, pendulous and centered from a necklace. The style was popularized by the Duchesse de la Valliere, a mistress of King Louis XIV of Franc ...

                                               

Pendant

The word pendant derives from the Latin word pendere and Old French word pendr, both of which translate "to hang down". It comes in the form of a loose-hanging piece of jewellery, generally attached by a small loop to a necklace, which may be kno ...

                                               

Pin

A pin is a device used for fastening objects or material together, and can have three sorts of body: a shaft of a rigid inflexible material meant to be inserted in a slot, groove, or hole ; a shaft connected to a head and ending in a sharp tip me ...

                                               

Hatpin

A hatpin is a decorative and functional pin for holding a hat to the head, usually by the hair. In Western culture, hatpins are almost solely used by women and are often worn in a pair. They are typically around 6–8 inches in length, with the pin ...

                                               

Earring

An earring is a piece of jewelry attached to the ear via a piercing in the earlobe or another external part of the ear. Earrings are worn by both sexes, although more common among women, and have been used by different civilizations in different ...

                                               

Pectoral

Pectoral may refer to: Pectoral sandpiper, a bird Pectoral Ancient Egypt, a type of jewelry worn in ancient Egypt a decorative, usually jeweled version of a gorget Pectoralis major muscle, commonly referred to as "pectorals" or "pecs" The chest r ...

                                               

Decoration

Decoration may refer to: An act or object intended to increase the beauty of a person, room, etc. Decorative arts An award that is a token of recignition to the recipient intended for wearing A house painter and decorators craft

                                               

Accessory

Accessory band, with members Dirk Steyer and Ivo Lottig Video game accessory, a piece of hardware used in conjunction with a video game console for playing video games Accessories album, a compilation album from Dutch alternative rock band The Ga ...

                                               

Ornament (art)

In architecture and decorative art, ornament is a decoration used to embellish parts of a building or object. Large figurative elements such as monumental sculpture and their equivalents in decorative art are excluded from the term; most ornament ...

                                               

Baltic amber

The Baltic region is home to the largest known deposit of amber, called Baltic amber or succinite. It dates from 44 million years ago. It has been estimated that these forests created more than 100.000 tons of amber. Today, more than 90% of the w ...

                                               

Bow

Bow music, used to play a stringed instrument Bows band, a band from the UK Musical bow, a musical instrument resembling an archers bow EBow, electronic device for playing the electric guitar

                                               

Fringe (trim)

Fringe is an ornamental textile trim applied to an edge of a textile item, such as drapery, a flag, or epaulettes. Fringe originated as a way of preventing a cut piece of fabric from unraveling when a hemming was not used. Several strands of weft ...

                                               

Keychain

A keychain, or keyring, is a small chain, usually made from metal or plastic, that connects a small item to a keyring. The length of a keychain allows an item to be used more easily than if connected directly to a keyring. Some keychains allow on ...

                                               

Necktie

A necktie, or simply a tie, is a long piece of cloth, worn, usually by men, for decorative purposes around the neck, resting under the shirt collar and knotted at the throat. Variants include the ascot, bow, bolo, zipper, cravat, and knit. The mo ...

                                               

Bead

A bead is a small, decorative object that is formed in a variety of shapes and sizes of a material such as stone, bone, shell, glass, plastic, wood or pearl and with a small hole for threading or stringing. Beads range in size from under 1 millim ...

                                               

Vajazzle

A vajazzle is a form of genital decoration, formed by the application of crystal ornaments on the shaved mons pubis of a woman. The process is known as vajazzling, a portmanteau of "vagina" and "bedazzle". The phenomenon was popularized by actres ...

                                               

Temple ring

Temple rings were part of Slavic, Scandinavian and others medieval womens dress. Most were made of base metals such as copper alloys or iron, though silver and even gold were occasionally used. These were known as temple rings because they were w ...

                                               

Engraving

Engraving is the practice of incising a design onto a hard, usually flat surface by cutting grooves into it with a burin. The result may be a decorated object in itself, as when silver, gold, steel, or glass are engraved, or may provide an intagl ...

                                               

Peineta (comb)

In Spain, a peineta is a large decorative comb usually worn under a mantilla, or lace head covering. The hair ornament, worn by women, consists of a convex body and a set of teeth that affix it to hair worn in a bun. The peineta was once made of ...

                                               

Grzywna

Grzywna may refer to: Grzywna, West Pomeranian Voivodeship, a hamlet in Poland grzywna unit, a medieval weight and currency unit Grzywna, Kuyavian-Pomeranian Voivodeship, a village in Poland

                                               

Garbatka, Masovian Voivodeship

Garbatka is a village in the administrative district of Gmina Lesznowola, within Piaseczno County, Masovian Voivodeship, in east-central Poland.

                                               

Diadem

A diadem is a type of crown, specifically an ornamental headband worn by monarchs and others as a badge of royalty. The word derives from the Greek διάδημα diadēma, "band" or "fillet", from διαδέω diadeō, "I bind round", or "I fasten". The term o ...

                                               

Damascening

Damascening is the art of inlaying different metals into one another - typically, gold or silver into a darkly oxidized steel background - to produce intricate patterns similar to niello. The English term comes from a perceived resemblance to the ...

                                               

Cufflink

Cufflinks are items of jewelry that are used to secure the cuffs of dress shirts. Cufflinks can be manufactured from a variety of different materials, such as glass, stone, leather, metal, precious metal or combinations of these. Securing of the ...

                                               

Granulation (jewellery)

Granulation is a jewellery manufacturing technique whereby a surface is covered in spherules or granules of precious metal. The technique is thought to have its origins in Sumer about 5.000 years ago. This technique then spread to southern Europe ...

                                               

Inlay

Inlay covers a range of techniques in sculpture and the decorative arts for inserting pieces of contrasting, often coloured materials into depressions in a base object to form ornament or pictures that normally are flush with the matrix. A great ...

                                               

Cameo (carving)

Cameo is a method of carving an object such as an engraved gem, item of jewellery or vessel. It nearly always features a raised relief image; contrast with intaglio, which has a negative image. Originally, and still in discussing historical work, ...

                                               

Cuff

A cuff is a layer of fabric at the lower edge of the sleeve of a garment at the wrist, or at the ankle end of a trouser leg. The function of turned-back cuffs is to protect the cloth of the garment from fraying, and, when frayed, to allow the cuf ...

                                               

Keypad

A keypad is a set of buttons arranged in a block or "pad" which bear digits, symbols or alphabetical letters. Pads mostly containing numbers are called a numeric keypad. Numeric keypads are found on alphanumeric keyboards and on other devices whi ...

                                               

Coloratura

The word coloratura is originally from Italian, literally meaning "coloring", and derives from the Latin word colorare. When used in English, the term specifically refers to elaborate melody, particularly in vocal music and especially in operatic ...

                                               

Kolt

Kolt or kolty was a part of a female headgear, hanging on a ryasna at both temples as a sign of familys wealth, common in 11th-13th centuries in Old Rus. It comprised a pair of metal pieces, joined to form a hollow medallion or star that, presuma ...

                                               

Coral

Corals are marine invertebrates within the class Anthozoa of the phylum Cnidaria. They typically live in compact colonies of many identical individual polyps. Corals species include the important reef builders that inhabit tropical oceans and sec ...

                                               

Lei (garland)

Lei is a garland or wreath. More loosely defined, a lei is any series of objects strung together with the intent to be worn. The most popular concept of a lei in Hawaiian culture is a wreath of flowers presented upon arriving or leaving as a symb ...

                                               

Magatama

Magatama are curved, comma-shaped beads that appeared in prehistoric Japan from the Final Jōmon period through the Kofun period, approximately ca. 1000 BCE to the sixth century CE. The beads, also described as "jewels", were made of primitive sto ...

                                               

Medal

A medal or medallion is a small portable artistic object, a thin disc, normally of metal, carrying a design, usually on both sides. They typically have a commemorative purpose of some kind, and many are given as awards. They may be intended to be ...

                                               

Necklace

A necklace is an article of jewellery that is worn around the neck. Necklaces may have been one of the earliest types of adornment worn by humans. They often serve ceremonial, religious, magical, or funerary purposes and are also used as symbols ...

                                               

Patiala Necklace

The Patiala Necklace was a necklace created by the House of Cartier in 1928. It was made for Bhupinder Singh of Patiala, who was the Maharaja of the princely state of Patiala. The necklace had five chains ladi and included a neck collar. The neck ...

                                               

Parure

A parure typically consists of a combination of a matching necklace, earrings, brooch, bracelet and often a diadem or tiara. A variation is the demiparure which consists of as few as two matching pieces, such as earrings and a necklace or brooch.

                                               

Nacre

Nacre, also known as mother of pearl, is an organic-inorganic composite material produced by some molluscs as an inner shell layer; it is also the material of which pearls are composed. It is strong, resilient, and iridescent. Nacre is found in s ...

                                               

Gold leaf

Gold leaf is gold that has been hammered into thin sheets by goldbeating and is often used for gilding. Gold leaf is available in a wide variety of karats and shades. The most commonly used gold is 22-karat yellow gold. Gold leaf is a type of met ...

                                               

Friendship bracelet

A friendship bracelet is a decorative bracelet given by one person to another as a symbol of friendship. Friendship bracelets are often handmade, usually of embroidery floss or thread and are a type of macrame. There are various styles and patter ...

                                               

Haute couture

Haute couture is the creation of exclusive custom-fitted clothing. Haute couture is high-end fashion that is constructed by hand from start to finish, made from high-quality, expensive, often unusual fabric and sewn with extreme attention to deta ...

                                               

1795–1820 in Western fashion

Fashion in the period 1795–1820 in European and European-influenced countries saw the final triumph of undress or informal styles over the brocades, lace, periwigs and powder of the earlier 18th century. In the aftermath of the French Revolution, ...

                                               

Fast fashion

Fast fashion is a contemporary term used by fashion retailers for designs that move from the catwalk quickly to capture current fashion trends. Fast fashion clothing collections are based on the most recent fashion trends presented at Fashion Wee ...

                                               

Anti-fashion

Anti-fashion is an umbrella term for various styles of dress which are explicitly contrary to the fashion of the day. Anti-fashion styles may represent an attitude of indifference or may arise from political or practical goals which make fashion ...

                                               

Vintage clothing

Vintage clothing is a generic term for garments originating from a previous era. The phrase is also used in connection with a retail outlet, e.g. in vintage clothing store. Today vintage dressing encompasses choosing accessories, mixing vintage g ...

                                               

Gothic fashion

Gothic fashion is a clothing style marked by dark, mysterious, antiquated and homogeneous features. It is worn by members of the Goth subculture. dress, typical gothic fashion includes dyed black hair, dark lipstick and dark clothing. Both male a ...

                                               

Victorian fashion

Victorian fashion comprises the various fashions and trends in British culture that emerged and developed in the United Kingdom and the British Empire throughout the Victorian era, roughly from the 1830s through the 1890s. The period saw many cha ...

                                               

Fashion show

A fashion show is an event put on by a fashion designer to showcase their upcoming line of clothing and/or accessories during Fashion Week. Fashion shows debut every season, particularly the Spring/Summer and Fall/Winter seasons. This is where th ...

                                               

Slow fashion

Slow fashion, the alternative to fast fashion and part of what has been called the "slow movement", advocates for principles similar to the principles of slow food, such as good quality, clean environment, and fairness for both consumers and prod ...

                                               

Fashion

Fashion is popular aesthetic expression at a certain time and in a certain context, especially in clothing, footwear, lifestyle, accessories, makeup, hairstyle and body proportions. Whereas a trend often connotes a very specific aesthetic express ...

                                               

1100–1200 in European fashion

Twelfth century European fashion was simple and differed only in details from the clothing of the preceding centuries. Men wore knee-length tunics for most activities, and men of the upper classes wore long tunics, with hose and mantle or cloaks. ...

                                               

18th-century fashion

                                               

1890s in Western fashion

Fashion in the 1890s in European and European-influenced countries is characterized by long elegant lines, tall collars, and the rise of sportswear. It was an era of great dress reforms led by the invention of the drop-frame safety bicycle, which ...

                                               

1920s in Western fashion

The 1920s in fashion saw a modernization. For women, fashion had continued to change away from the extravagant and restrictive styles of the Victorian and Edwardian periods, and towards looser clothing which revealed more of the arms and legs, th ...

                                               

1980s in fashion

1980s fashion placed heavy emphasis on expensive clothes and fashion accessories. Apparel tended to be very bright and vivid in appearance. Women expressed an image of wealth and success through shiny costume jewelry, such as large faux-gold earr ...

                                               

Clothing in ancient Rome

Clothing in ancient Rome generally comprised a short-sleeved or sleeveless, knee-length tunic for men and boys, and a longer, usually sleeved tunic for women and girls. On formal occasions, adult male citizens could wear a woolen toga, draped ove ...

                                               

Clothing

Clothing is items worn on the body. Clothing is typically made of fabrics or textiles but over time has included garments made from animal skin or other thin sheets of materials put together. The wearing of clothing is mostly restricted to human ...

                                               

Bodysuit

A bodysuit or shorthand body is a one-piece form-fitting, and/or skin-tight garment that covers the torso and the crotch, and sometimes, the legs, hands, and feet, and cannot be used as a swimsuit. The style of a basic bodysuit is similar to a on ...

                                               

Skirt

A skirt is the lower part of a dress/gown or a separate outer garment that covers a person from the waist downwards. At its simplest, a skirt can be a draped garment made out of a single piece of fabric such as pareos. However, most skirts are fi ...

                                               

Miniskirt

A miniskirt is a skirt with its hemline well above the knees, generally at mid-thigh level, normally no longer than 10 cm below the buttocks; and a dress with such a hemline is called a minidress or a miniskirt dress. A micro-miniskirt or microsk ...

                                               

Costume

Costume is the distinctive style of dress of an individual or group that reflects class, gender, profession, ethnicity, nationality, activity or epoch. The term also was traditionally used to describe typical appropriate clothing for certain acti ...

                                               

Suit

A suit is a set of men’s or women’s clothes comprising a suit jacket and trousers. When of identical textile, and worn with a collared dress shirt, necktie, and dress shoes, it is traditionally considered informal wear in Western dress codes. The ...

                                               

1400–1500 in European fashion

Fashion in 15th-century Europe was characterized by a series of extremes and extravagances, from the voluminous robes called houppelandes with their sweeping floor-length sleeves to the revealing doublets and hose of Renaissance Italy. Hats, hood ...

                                               

Dress

A dress is a garment traditionally worn by women or girls consisting of a skirt with an attached bodice. It consists of a top piece that covers the torso and hangs down over the legs. A dress can be any one-piece garment containing a skirt of any ...

                                               

Reticule (handbag)

A reticule, also known as a ridicule or indispensable, was a type of small handbag or purse, similar to a modern evening bag, used mainly from 1795 to 1820. According to the American Heritage Dictionary, the name "reticule" came from the French r ...

                                               

Richard Hammond

Richard Mark Hammond is an English television presenter, writer, and journalist. He is best known for co-hosting the BBC Two car programme Top Gear from 2002 until 2015 with Jeremy Clarkson and James May. In 2016, Hammond began presenting The Gra ...

                                               

History of clothing and textiles

The study of the history of clothing and textiles traces the development, use, and availability of clothing and textiles over human history. Clothing and textiles reflect the materials and technologies available in different civilizations at diff ...

                                               

Stocking

Stockings are close-fitting, variously elastic garments covering the leg from the foot up to the knee or possibly part or all of the thigh. Stockings vary in color, design, and transparency. Today, stockings are primarily worn for fashion and aes ...

                                               

Discovery World (European TV channel)

Discovery World is a European pay television channel which features programming in the fields of travel, culture and history. Discovery World offers a mix of history, culture, real-life stories, investigation, mystery shows, factual series and do ...

                                               

Discovery HD

Discovery HD is the international name of the high-definition television channels from Discovery Communications. The international Discovery HD now Discovery HD World in Asia-Pacific markets first launched in Korea in February 2005 as a programmi ...

                                               

Shoe

A shoe is an item of footwear intended to protect and comfort the human foot. Shoes are also used as an item of decoration and fashion. The design of shoes has varied enormously through time and from culture to culture, with appearance originally ...

                                               

X-Men

X-Men are a team of fictional mutant superheroes appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics. Created by artist/co-writer Jack Kirby and writer Stan Lee, the characters first appeared in The X-Men #1 and formed one of the most re ...

                                               

X-Men (film series)

X-Men is an American superhero film series based on the fictional superhero team of the same name, who originally appeared in a series of comic books created by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby and published by Marvel Comics. 20th Century Fox obtained the ...

                                               

X-Men (disambiguation)

X-Men 1992 video game, arcade game X-Men 1993 video game by Sega X-Men Game Gear video game 1994

                                               

X2 (film)

X2 is a 2003 American superhero film directed by Bryan Singer and written by Michael Dougherty, Dan Harris and David Hayter, from a story by Singer, Hayter and Zak Penn. The film is based on the X-Men superhero team appearing in Marvel Comics. It ...

                                               

X-Men: Apocalypse

X-Men: Apocalypse is a 2016 American superhero film directed and produced by Bryan Singer and written by Simon Kinberg from a story by Singer, Kinberg, Michael Dougherty, and Dan Harris. The film is based on the fictional X-Men characters that ap ...

                                               

X-Men: Days of Future Past

X-Men: Days of Future Past is a 2014 superhero film directed and produced by Bryan Singer and written by Simon Kinberg from a story by Kinberg, Jane Goldman, and Matthew Vaughn. A British-American venture, the film is based on the fictional X-Men ...

                                               

X-Men Origins: Wolverine

X-Men Origins: Wolverine is a 2009 American superhero film based on the Marvel Comics fictional character Wolverine. It is the fourth installment of the X-Men film series, the first installment of the Wolverine trilogy within the series, and a sp ...

                                               

X-Men: First Class

X-Men: First Class is a 2011 superhero film based on the X-Men characters appearing in Marvel Comics. The fifth installment in the X-Men film series, a prequel and soft reboot of X-Men, it was directed by Matthew Vaughn and produced by Bryan Sing ...

                                               

X-Men: The Last Stand

X-Men: The Last Stand is a 2006 superhero film based on the X-Men superhero team introduced in Marvel Comics. It is the sequel to 2003s X2, as well as the third installment in the X-Men film series, and was directed by Brett Ratner and written by ...

                                               

Dark Phoenix (film)

Dark Phoenix is a 2019 American superhero film based on the Marvel Comics X-Men characters. It is a sequel to 2016s X-Men: Apocalypse, the seventh mainline installment in the X-Men film series and the twelfth entry in the franchise overall. The f ...

                                               

X-Men: Evolution

X-Men: Evolution is an American animated television series about the Marvel Comics superhero team X-Men. In this incarnation, many of the characters are teenagers instead of adults. The series ran for a total of four seasons from November 4, 2000 ...

                                               

Minimalist shoe

Minimalist shoes are shoes intended to closely approximate barefoot running or walking conditions in comparison to traditional shoes. They have reduced cushioning, thin soles, and are of lighter weight than other running shoes, allowing for more ...

                                               

Mule (shoe)

Mule is a style of shoe that has no back or constraint around the foots heel. Mules have a history going as back as Ancient Rome, even though they were not popularly worn until sixteenth-century Europe. There, mules were bedroom slippers and not ...

                                               

Dress boot

Dress boots are short leather boots typically worn by men. Built like dress shoes, but with uppers covering the ankle, versions of the boots are used as an alternative to these in bad weather or rough outdoor situation, and as a traditional optio ...

                                               

Hessian (boot)

First worn by German soldiers in the 18th century, these military riding boots became popular in England, particularly during the Regency period 1811–1820, with their polished leather and ornamental tassels. Initially used as standard issue footw ...

                                               

Brogue shoe

The brogue, brog "shoe") is a style of low-heeled shoe or boot traditionally characterised by multiple-piece, sturdy leather uppers with decorative perforations and serration along the pieces visible edges. Brogues were traditionally considered t ...

                                               

Football boot

Football boots, called cleats or soccer shoes in North America, are an item of footwear worn when playing football. Those designed for grass pitches have studs on the outsole to aid grip. From simple and humble beginnings football boots have come ...

                                               

List of shoe styles

This is a list of shoe styles and designs. A shoe is an item of footwear intended to protect and comfort the human foot while doing various activities. Shoes are also used as an item of decoration. The design of shoes has varied enormously throug ...

                                               

Valenki

Valenki) are traditional Russian winter footwear, essentially felt boots: the name valenok literally means "made by felting". Valenki are made of wool felt. They are not water-resistant, and are often worn with galoshes to keep water out and prot ...

                                               

Waraji

Everyone tied their waraji differently from one another. There was no standard way to tie waraji.

                                               

Media in The Simpsons

Media is a recurring theme of satire on The Simpsons. The show is known for its satire of American popular culture and especially television culture, but has since its inception covered all types of media such as animation, journalism, commercial ...

                                               

List of The Simpsons episodes (seasons 1–20)

The Simpsons is an American animated television sitcom created by Matt Groening for the Fox Broadcasting Company. It is a satirical depiction of a dysfunctional middle-class American lifestyle starring the eponymous family: Homer, Marge, Bart, Li ...

                                               

Flip-flops

Flip-flops are a type of sandal, typically worn as a form of casual wear. They consist of a flat sole held loosely on the foot by a Y-shaped strap known as a toe thong that passes between the first and second toes and around both sides of the foo ...

                                               

The Simpsons (season 1)

The first season of the American animated television series The Simpsons originally aired on the Fox network between December 17, 1989, and May 13, 1990, beginning with the Christmas special "Simpsons Roasting on an Open Fire". The executive prod ...

                                               

The Simpsons (season 11)

The Simpsons eleventh season originally aired on the Fox Network in the United States between September 26, 1999 and May 21, 2000, starting with "Beyond Blunderdome" and ending with "Behind the Laughter". With Mike Scully as the showrunner for th ...

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