Presentation on theme: "General Differences between Traditional & Modern"— Presentation transcript:
1 General Differences between Traditional & Modern Clothing-Traditional Russian:clothing made with symbolism in mind,meant to display a person's status or gender.clothing was also made to allow for movement & work.-These days:clothing styles are more edgy & flashyTrendy Russian men & women tend to dress as though they're going out on the town, choosing high heels and leather over sneakers and T-shirts.
2 Tradition Vs Modern Traditional: Sarafan Designed to highlight Russian women's dignity.Different colors show lovefor beauty & ethnic diversity.Red fabric cloth is considered tobe the most beautifulmarried women's and young girl's clothesdiffered only for details, decoration, and color.Soviet Union school uniform
3 Modern Traditional VS. Modern & blouses, or dresses with high Russian women wear long skirts& blouses, or dresses with highheels to stay feminineMore trendy to outside visitorsMore elegant & professional.Russian clothing is now moreinfluenced by American clothing
4 Superstitions1.In Russia, people never mend clothes or sew a button on a piece of clothing while wearing it – those who do that will “sew up” their mind and memory.2.On examination day, do not wear anything new.3. If you wear clothes (such as an undershirt) inside out, you will get beaten.4. If you wear a shirt backwards, you will become acquainted with someone new.jen this is a great website to help you find info for your part
5 When did the shift occur? Mainly in 1701 because of Peter the Great’s proposal that Russians had to dress EuropeanWestern Europe influenceRussia became “Westernized” and “modernized”He cut off parts of the clothes of the people in his court for a “make-over”Fees charged for wearing old styleNo clothes below the knee
6 Compare -& Contrast Russian Portugal - Dresses were made out of striped or checkered fabrics (known as saia)- believe that clothes indicate social standing and success.-Black or dark colors are for everyday wear while colorful clothing are for special occasions.-lapti shoes that are specially woven from bast material-embroidered headwear (kokoshnik)-Warm winter attire been an important part of traditional Russian clothing.-Women wear long dresses/skirts- Russia’s Sarafan is similar to Portuguese dresses.-Red is a positive color
7 Russian men’s clothing Class distinctions were based on the amount of layers, the quality of fabric, and the detail.A lot of styles had Byzantine Empire influenceSvita for Men:10th - 13th centuriesMeant to reveal underneath clothesShorter for lower classFur-lined for Winter*Different versionsKosovorotka:Collar that fastens on left sideAppeared around 12th centuryTop Prevented crucifix from coming outAssociated with peasantsExamples of clothing of the Tsars. This is not what common Russians wore.Many clothes made in France out of French silkJewels from Kremlin Treasury
8 Traditional Shoes Lapti (Bast Shoes) Russian traditional winter felt boot valenki shoes
9 Traditional HatAn Ushanka is stylish, Russian winter hat inspired by the traditional kolchakovka which does not cover the ears.
10 when is traditional clothing worn today? During traditional folk dances that are handed down by generationsstrengthens the spriit of the bright, past cultureDuring Russia Day: a day for Russians to show their national pride in June 12at culture festivals for city, school, or international events
11 Works Cited http://www.buzzle.com/articles/russian-clothing.html
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