By 1900, fairgoers were lured by the erotic, exotic, and absurd - by young women fluttering diaphanous petticoats over strawberry tights, by Native peoples in feathered head-dresses
shouting war-whoops, by men with blackened faces wearing animal hides and bones in their hair.
They include dresses and head-dresses
from St Giles Hospice and veils and shoes from Oxfam Wedding Shop, Coventry.
Girls from the Winsford Avenue school wore flowery clothes and sunflower head-dresses
while the boys opted for bug costumes.
The Government yesterday announced that security staff would use metal detectors to search the religious head-dresses
Cllr Storey, a former council leader, said: "There were samba dancers dressed only in bikinis with amazing head-dresses
, and they were really going for it.
For those who have wondered why Emirati and Arab men wear long white gowns and head-dresses
, a new childreneIUs picture book written by an Emirati may help illustrate the significance of the traditional Arab dress.
Scores of youngsters donned fairy wings and magical head-dresses
as they took part in a fairy-themed week, at Seven Stories, in Ouseburn Valley, Newcastle.
Female punters save their most fabulous and splendid head-dresses
for the event ( attempting to outdo each other in the extravagance stakes.
Her bridesmaids wore dresses of pink taffeta with head-dresses
of pink velvet leaves and veils of pink lace.
If I could make so bold Your Highness, I would recommend you keep your eyes planted on those magnificent head-dresses
, lest cruel types in the tabloids suggest you have been looking up ladies' skirts.
Instead she wore a sheer peppermint dress, slashed to the thigh as she cavorted with three dancers dressed up in full Rio carnival gear, complete with feather head-dresses
More than 1,000 pairs of shoes, 500 shirts, 300 hats, Egyptian head-dresses
, military uniforms, cloaks, clerical outfits, jewellery and chain-mail, were up for grabs.
Children are being invited to make their own carnival head-dresses