A turban is created when cloth is twisted and wound around the head, keeping the hair covered and in place. Turbans can be worn by both men and women, dating back as far as the 17th Century in the Western countries. Turbans are normally worn as a religious symbol and are worn worldwide.

They were a fashionable accessory for women during the 1920s and 1930s, often showing embellishment and designed in an array of colours but could be seen to be worn as more of a hat at that time.

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Written by Hollyann Prince

Hollyann Prince, graduating in International Fashion Business at Nottingham Trent University next year, currently writing the Silhouette & Looks and Accessories section of the Dictionary for Catwalk Yourself. A lover of fashion history and everything unique.

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