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World war two saw the return of the fashion but this

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Unformatted text preview: of the fashion, but this time it reflected a cultural inclination for stricter lines and less decoration, echoing a military cut in a time of economic restriction. More recent trends to wear shoulder pads have reflected a different outlook – that of showing strength and power. In the eighties shoulder pads were everywhere and signalled prosperity and a show of power. Back again in recent years they have been seen as a sign of strength and desire to flout economic hardship. B Platform shoes Platforms were a product of the seventies, weren’t they? No, wrong again! In fact, platforms go back a very long way indeed – to the 1400s! It seems that people have always had a yearning to appear taller than they are, and to stand out in a crowd. ‘Chopines’, as...
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This note was uploaded on 07/31/2013 for the course GRAM 302 taught by Professor William during the Summer '09 term at University of the Punjab.

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