21st Birthday Sashes
21st Birthday Sashes are a great idea for a woman who is celebrating their 21st Birthday. Sashes have a long history of pride and honor. Worn by people of importance making it the perfect addition to the 21 birthday Party outfit. If you have had the pleasure of wearing a sash, I am sure you felt the feeling of power from the symbolism that they represent.
History of the Birthday Sash
Today when we think about Sashes, we think about beauty pageants, higher education and commencement ceremonies and the 21st Birthday Sash. The Sash has a long line of history mostly military or royal dress uniforms. The Sash has many uses by different nations, European Royals typically wear a sash as part of their regalia. The British Military uses scarlet sashes to this day for Senior Non-Commissioned Officers (Sergeant and above) during parades and certain orders of dress such as No.1 and No.2 Dress. During the American Civil war (1861-1865) silk sashes for officers and woolen sashes were authorized for non-commissioned officers. The French Military who usually wear the sash around the waist in the Foreign Legion, the Spahis and the Chasseurs d’Afrique. Also extensive use in other nations such as India, Pakistan, Norway, Sweden, Greece, Holland, Spain and Germany. The sash is often worn by regiments as a battle honor. It is safe to say that there is a lot of prestige wearing a sash and what better time for prestige then on you 21st Birthday.