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Button

serves for the fastening or closing of a garment; sometimes its purpose is merely decorative. Its shape, size and material are subject to the dictates of fashion trends. Produced from plastics, leather, glass, pearl, metal, wood, etc. B. have been used since ancient times, having been preceded by laces. In the 1990s b. became an important ladieswear fashion accessory.



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