Title

Jellies

Campus Units

Apparel, Events and Hospitality Management

Document Type

Book Chapter

Publication Version

Published Version

Publication Date

2015

Journal or Book Title

Ethnic Dress in the United States: A Cultural Encyclopedia.

First Page

161

Last Page

162

Abstract

Jellies are colorful plastic shoes that were very popular in the 1980s in mainly Europe and the United States. Women and children of all classes wore them because they were fun, easy-to-care-for summer footwear that was relatively inexpensive. They were available in many different colors, textures, and styles, from slip-ons to sandals. Although jellies were the most prevalent during the 1980s, they come back into style every few years.

Comments

This chapter is published as Skerston, S. & McKinney, E. Jellies. In M. Strauss and A. Lynch (Eds.), Ethnic Dress in the United States: A Cultural Encyclopedia. (2015);161-162. Lanham, Maryland: Rowman & Littlefield. Posted with permission.

Copyright Owner

Rowan and Littlefield

Language

en

File Format

application/pdf

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