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Man’s place in God’s universe

The hypothesis that the origin of clothing lies in adornment derives from the ideas of Enlightenment and evolutionary theory of change. The intellectual revolution that took place in the eighteenth century was called the Enlightenment, or Age of Reason, because it rejected religion as the theoretical framework for explaining social and natural phenomena. Enlightenment scholars invoked…

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Was Oscar right?

‘Fashion is a form of ugliness so intolerable that we have to alter it every six months.’ – Oscar Wilde (1854-1900), Irish wit, poet, and dramatist

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