Monday, April 7, 2014

Non-Western Historical Fashion

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Rabari women can be easily identified by looking at their womenfolk,
who usually wear long black headscarves (lobadi) and distinctive heavy
brass earrings. They tattoo magical symbols on their necks, breasts and arms.

Hey fashion freaks: check out this website I found called Non-Western Historical Fashion for links to some cool indigenous textiles, clothing, jewelry, etc., plus a dose of very non-red state opinions (reader beware).  But definitely a great visual resource for nonwestern clothing.  And here's something for the guys:

Samurai helmet (kabuko) shaped like an octopus.
About 18th century, Japan

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