Hairstyles of Taisho Japan

Hairstyles of Taisho Japan Japan 1912-1926 “Men and women of Meiji had gulped up Western culture with all the indiscriminate enthusiasm of new converts. By

Fashions of Le Dynasty Women

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Headdresses of Noble Qing Women

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Evolution of Chinese Fashion

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Hairstyles of Nguyen Dynasty

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Qing Dynasty Official

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Jūnihitoe 十二単

The jūnihitoe was the formal wear of  Heian court lady. It translates to “twelve unlined robes”. However the term that was in actual use during the Heian era is karaginumo.

Hairstyles of Tang Dynasty

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Ohaguro (お歯黒) The Japanese tradition of dyeing one’s teeth black. To make the teeth black, black dye from a mixture of powdered iron fillings and

Tang Dynasty Eyebrow Trends

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