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    Clothes in politics

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    • Costume in the French Revolution

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    • Political uniform

    • A number of political movements have involved their members wearing uniforms, typically as a way of showing their identity in marches and demonstrations. The wearing of political uniforms has tended to be associated with radical political beliefs, typically at the far-right or far-left of politics, and can be used to i ... Read »


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    • Abacost

    • The abacost, abbreviation for the French "à bas le costume" (literally "down with the suit"), was the distinctive wear for men that was promoted by Mobutu Sese Seko as part of his authenticité programme in Zaire, between 1972 and 1990. Zairians were banned from wearing Western-style suits with shirt and tie to sy ... Read »


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    • Armband

    • An armband is a piece of material worn around the arm over the sleeve of other clothing if present. They may be worn for pure ornamentation to mark the wearer as belonging to group, having a certain rank or role, or being in a particular state or condition. Sprung armbands, known as sleeve garters, have been used by me ... Read »


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    • Black beret

    • The black beret is a type of headgear commonly worn by armoured forces around the world including the British Army's Royal Tank Regiment (RTR), the Royal Canadian Armoured Corps (RCAC), and the Royal Australian Armoured Corps (RAAC). Notable non-armoured units to wear the black beret include the Russian Naval Infantry ... Read »


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    • Black Sash

    • The Black Sash was a non-violent white women's resistance organization founded on 19 May 1955 in South Africa by Jean Sinclair, Ruth Foley, Elizabeth McLaren, Tertia Pybus, Jean Bosazza, and Helen Newton-Thompson. The Black Sash initially campaigned against the removal of Coloured or mixed race voters from the voters' ... Read »


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    • Blackshirts

    • Milizia Volontaria
      per la Sicurezza Nazionale

      The Milizia Volontaria per la Sicurezza Nazionale (MVSN, "Voluntary Militia for National Security"), commonly called the Blackshirts (Italian: Camicie Nere, CCNN, singular: Camicia Nera) or squadristi (singular: squadrista), was originally the paramilitary wing of the National Fascist Party and, after 1923, an all-volu ... Read »


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    • Blackshirts (India)

    • Blackshirts are members of the anti-religious, atheist quasi-political organization Dravidar Kazhagam in Tamil Nadu, founded by "Periyar" E V Ramasamy. The members wear black shirts to mock and protest the saffron vestments of Hindu religious leaders and sadhus as black is generally associated with death and bad-luck i ... Read »


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    • Blue Shirts Society

    • The Blue Shirts Society, also known as the Society of Practice of the Three Principles of the People (Chinese: 三民主義力行社, commonly abbreviated as SPTPP), the Spirit Encouragement Society (勵志社) and the China Reconstruction Society (中華復興社, commonly ... Read »


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    • Blueshirts

    • Army Comrades Association / National Guard / Young Ireland / League of Youth

      The Army Comrades Association (ACA), later the National Guard, then Young Ireland and finally League of Youth, but better known by the nickname The Blueshirts (Irish: Na Léinte Gorma), was a far-right organisation in the Irish Free State in the early 1930s. The organisation provided physical protection for political ... Read »


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    • The Emperor's New Clothes


    • Garibaldi shirt

    • . A Garibaldi shirt (also called "Garibaldi jacket" or "Camicia rossa") was a woman's fashion, a red wool shirt named after the Italian patriot Giuseppe Garibaldi first popularized in 1860. It was the direct ancestor of the modern women's blouse. Giuseppe Garibaldi (1807 - 1882) was an Italian folk hero, a nation ... Read »


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    • Gold shirts

    • The Revolutionary Mexicanist Action (Spanish: Acción Revolucionaria Mexicanista), better known as the Gold shirts (Spanish: Camisas Doradas), was a Mexican fascist paramilitary organization in the 1930s. The group was founded by general Nicolás Rodríguez Carrasco in 1933 with the official title of Accià ... Read »


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    • Green Shirt Movement for Social Credit

    • The Social Credit Party of Great Britain and Northern Ireland was a political party in the United Kingdom. It grew out of the Kibbo Kift, which was established in 1920 as a more craft-based alternative for youth to the Boy Scouts. The organisation was led by John Hargrave, who gradually turned the movement into a ... Read »


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    • Greenshirts (National Corporate Party)

    • The Greenshirts were members of the fascist National Corporate Party (NCP) in Ireland in the 1930s. The NCP was founded by Eoin O'Duffy after he broke from the Fine Gael party in 1935. The Greenshirts were different from the better known Blueshirts, O'Duffy's followers before he left Fine Gael. Only eighty of the Blues ... Read »


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    • Keffiyeh

    • The keffiyeh or kufiya (Arabic: كوفية‎‎ kÅ«fiyyah, meaning "from the city of Kufa" (الكوفة); plural كوفيات kÅ«fiyyāt), also known as a ghutrah (غُترَة), shemagh (شماغ Å¡māġ), ḥaá¹­á¹­ah (حَطّ ... Read »


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    • Mao suit

    • The modern Chinese tunic suit is a style of male attire traditionally known in China as the Zhongshan suit (simplified Chinese: ; traditional Chinese: ; pinyin: Zhōngshān zhuāng) (after Sun Yat-sen, also romanized as Sun Zhongshan), and later as the Mao suit (after Mao Zedong). Sun Yat-sen introduced the style ... Read »


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    • Phrygian cap

    • The Phrygian cap is a soft conical cap with the top pulled forward, associated in antiquity with several peoples in Eastern Europe and Anatolia, including Phrygia, Dacia and the Balkans. In early modern Europe it came to signify freedom and the pursuit of liberty through a confusion with the pileus, the felt cap of man ... Read »


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    • Quebec Charter of Values

    • The Quebec Charter of Values (French: Charte de la laïcité or Charte des valeurs québécoises) was a proposed bill in the Canadian province of Quebec, introduced by the governing Parti Québécois in 2013, under Premier Pauline Marois, trying to end the Quebec controversy on reasonable accommodation. The ... Read »


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    • Red Shirts (Mexico)

    • The Red Shirts (Spanish: Camisas Rojas) were a paramilitary organization, existing in the 1930s, founded by the atheist and anti-Catholic anticlerical Governor of Tabasco, Mexico, Tomás Garrido Canabal during his second term. As part of their attempt to destroy the Church, they systematically destroyed church buildi ... Read »


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    • Red Shirts (Southern United States)

    • The Red Shirts or Redshirts of the Southern United States were white supremacistparamilitary groups that were active in the late 19th century in the last years and after the end of the Reconstruction era of the United States. Red Shirt groups originated in Mississippi in 1875, when Democratic Party private terror units ... Read »


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    • Redshirts (Italy)

    • Redshirts (Italy)

      Uruguayan Civil War Second Italian War of Independence Third Italian War of IndependenceFranco-Prussian WarGreco-Turkish War of 1897 Redshirts (Italian Camicie rosse) or Red coats (Italian Giubbe Rosse) is the name given to the volunteers who followed Giuseppe Garibaldi in southern Italy during his Mille expedition ... Read »


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    • Silver Legion of America

    • Silver Legion of America

      The Silver Legion of America, commonly known as the Silver Shirts, was an underground American fascist organization founded by William Dudley Pelley that was headquartered in Asheville, North Carolina and announced publicly on January 30, 1933. A white-supremacist, antisemitic group modeled after Hitler's Brownshi ... Read »


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    • South African Gentile National Socialist Movement

    • Greyshirts or Gryshemde is the common short-form name given to the South African Gentile National Socialist Movement, a South African Nazi movement that existed during the 1930s and 1940s. Initially referring only to a paramilitary group, it soon became shorthand for the movement as a whole. The NSDAP/AO arrived in So ... Read »


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