Clothing for skating should be warm and non-restrictive, including pants, a warm sweater, one pair of thin socks, and knitted mittens or gloves. Girls who are more advanced often like to wear tights and a short skating dress. For more information, including local sources of skating apparel, please visit our Resources page. Back to the Top
You can find plenty of cute and trendy clothes at cheap prices and cheap quality at the markets and small shops around the island. Most are in smaller sizes though. If you are looking for quality and Western sizes, shop at Central Festival, which offers plenty of brand name selections at great prices. There are good sales at the end of the high season. Tailors are plentiful in Patong and Kata beaches and they can knock together a suit or dress for you in 24 hours; you can even bring a photo of something you like and they will replicate it.
The Seminole people created very beautiful and intricate appliqué using varicolored trade cloth, on dresses, shirts, and pantalons. Few antique examples remain, however, so this work can be very valuable.
Clothing is defined, in its broadest sense, as coverings for the torso and limbs as well as coverings for the hands (gloves), feet (socks, shoes, sandals, boots) and head (hats, caps). Humans nearly universally wear clothing, which is also known as dress, garments, attire, or apparel. People wear clothing for functional as well as for social reasons.
What we wear affects our personal Feng Shui. Tattered and torn clothing attracts poverty energy, which often brings about bad luck. Unflattering clothing does this too and lowers our self-confidence and yang energy (causing lethargy and vulnerability. The colors we choose can attract good or bad luck. As part of your personal report, we evaluate your Feng Shui balance (or imbalance) and provide guidance.
The ceremony in which a postulant of a community formally becomes a novice, and begins the period of formation in the mind, work and spirit of the community. It follows the inital stage of being a postulant when the prospective member first lives alongside the community. The clothing or novicing ceremony is characterised by the Religious ‘receiving' the habit, or common attire, of the community.
Any of the endless belts, usually of woven monofilament cloth, m which the web of paper is formed or carried through the sections of the paper machine. Includes forming fabrics (sometimes still called "wires"), dryer fabrics (or dryer felts or screens), and press felts.
The category further refined by the addition of M for men, W for women, S for slave, C for children, or G for General (gender not known). It contains the sub-categories: accessories, body, feet, hand, and head.