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Family & Consumer Sciences B-K

Resources for FCS-Birth to K research

Subject Terms


  • Clothing and dress

                   - history

                   - symbolic aspects

                   - psychological aspects

  • Clothing and dress and mens kilts

                   -dandies (Africa)

  • Fashion trends and African Americans
  • Kimono
  • Ntama
  • Saris (and clothing and dress)
  • Qipao
  • Tattoo culture  -and social aspects
  • Tattoo culture and :

    (social aspects, psychological aspects)

            (military, cultural, gang)

            (fraternal, history of, )

            (group identification)

            (physical manifestation)

  • Body modification
  • Body piercing
  • Buttocks - surgery
  • Urban apparel
  • Women's clothing




Fashion Thoughts


Fashionista Questions


Disabled Mannequins

Pro Infirmis: Because Who Is Perfect

Disabled mannequins elicitied astonished looks from passers-by on Zurich's Bahnhofstrasse Dec. 2, 2013. Between the perfect mannequins, there were figures with scoliosis or brittle bone disease modelling the latest fashions to honor the International Day of Persons with Disabilities.

Source:  ProInfirmisCH.  (2013). Pro Infirmis [video]. Retrieved Dec. 4, 2013 from