Presentation on theme: "British Fashion of the Romantic Era. Womens Fashion Overall Wore large hats –W–With flowing curls Loose frills around neckline Waistline went up to about."— Presentation transcript:
Womens Fashion Overall Wore large hats –W–With flowing curls Loose frills around neckline Waistline went up to about the arms –L–Less formal Flatter heels Muslin, calico, and chintz –L–Less silk
Womens fashion 1804 -1808 Hair was cut short –F–Frizzed, small ringlets, straight fringe Waistline to underarms Wore flowers in hair Empire dress style –H–Heavily influenced by France Bonnets were modeled on war helms –P–Poke bonnet, popular, small in 1815
Womens fashion 1808 -1830 Waistline drops –R–Reaches lowest level in 1830 Long hair became fashionable again –I–In 1821 –W–Worn high with bows and curls –1–1830, tortoise shelled combs used as hairpiece Waist tight, skirts full Sleeves became fuller as waistlines dropped –E–Extremely full in 1830 Poke bonnet became enormous in 1828, over trimmed
Mens Fashion 1800 - 1825 Shoes are tied –I–Instead of being buckled Knee breeches reach down to the mid calf –1–1816, pantaloons or stockinet to ankle Napoleonic hats –T–Top hats begin to replace tri/bi pointed hats Hair worn short Shaven
Men's Fashion 1825 (other) Macintosh replaces the broad traveling cloaks –W–Waterproof Breeches become trousers –F–Fastened by straps to the shoe
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