Japanese style in clothing
Not so long ago Japan was closed government. Everything new hardly penetrated to this country. The Europeans are also reluctant to accept anything that concerns Japanese culture. Japan – a land of ancient traditions. But what is the Japanese style of dress . Do the Japanese still wear kimonos? But no, modern Japanese style of dress for several years does not descend from the catwalks, and is very popular among women of all ages.
Japanese style of dress helped to dilute traditional European style. The Japanese add to fashion their own identities and the riot of colors, the layering, the combination of incongruous things. Therefore, Japanese clothing unlike European traditional her calm and laconic. Despite all the peculiarities of his style, the Japanese manage not to look gaudy.
Decoration in Japanese style
Every Japanese fashionista is decorated with different accessories. The course is all – bracelets, pins, brooches, colored prints. Every Japanese women have a whole box with all kinds of ornaments. In Japan, fashion jewelry, hand made – it is the beads, bracelets, and also handbags and embroidery. Especially popular themselves to decorate the bags or the handbags. Even if the bag is bought Continue reading
Tea traditions of different countries
In Russia, where Tea was brought directly from China, tea tradition was enriched by the samovar, lemon, saucers and sugar together. While drinking Tea from the saucer was a direct result of the use of the samovar, in which water long does not cool down. Read more.
England, we owe the fact that in the traditions of European tea black Tea became more popular than the green. The British were the first to mix together different varieties of Tea. In addition, the British, to a large extent, shaped the modern tea etiquette and modern tea ware.
Not far from England – in Ireland – the tradition to sprinkle a dry tea brew whiskey – this is where the variety of the Irish Breakfast. A significant portion of currently known tea snacks also come from England, as tradition, to drink Tea with milk.
The tradition of brewing Tea with spices (cinnamon, cloves, etc.) with a high degree of probability appeared in India. There are several traditional Indian recipes, which include even pepper.
Although in some Central Asian countries people brew black Tea and dilute it with milk, Middle Asia, first of all, gave us the tradition of drinking Tea as a remedy for the heat. Continue reading
RUSSIA AND ENGLAND IN CENTRAL ASIA
Two words to the reader.
Our recent successes in Central Asia gave rise in Western Europe a whole literature. In England, every surprise, every step of our forward, will certainly cause a storm. Newspapers and magazines, various colors, filled articles that discussed the medium-aziatskii question not only his past and present but in the future. This future is the British some menacing Ghost, a nightmare. They resort to all sorts of spells to get rid of him.
The wealth of Western European literature, on a matter so closely concerning Russia, makes it even more striking our poverty in this regard. The main space, immediately catches the eyes of every researcher is the lack of information about our diplomatic relations.
Nekotorye foreign government official periodically published collections of diplomatic documents, (blue, Krasnya, etc. books), these sometimes serve only until a source, as they are placed and Russian dispatches.
Working, from 1870, on the compilation “History of the Conquests of Russia in Central Asia” (prepared for printing), I have collected a lot of material Continue reading