GUILIO FERRARIO – intellectual, publisher, printer and librarian
From the moment Adam and Eve donned their fig leaves in the Garden of Eden, what we wear is of the utmost importance. Apparel over the years has evolved as a result of historical events, geography and fashion and while not always sensible or attractive, what we wear speaks volumes about who we are, what we do and how we do it.
The Oxford Advanced Learner’s Dictionary defines the Costume as:
“The clothes worn by people from a particular place or during a particular historical period.”
Our manner of dress has the ability tells the world where we are from, our cultural heritage, our religious beliefs, if we are wealthy, middle class or struggling in poverty. Let’s take a look at some very common examples of how our manner of dress tells our story: Contine reading