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1 Fashion from By Emily Smith

2 1400’s Women Wore long gowns with sleeves worn over a kirtle and chemise V-neck that revealed kirtle High waist with belt Hats and hair Crespine Beaded hair net, jeweler’s dream Blonde hair was preferred, and women commonly bleached their hair in the sun

3 Men In General… Shirt, doublet, and hose was always worn by men
Bowl haircut until end of the century, when “afro” type hair was popular In General… Wool was the most popular material, followed by linen and hemp Dyed in rich colors such as red, green, gold, and blue Silk began to be worn in the late 15th century by Italians

4 1500’s Henry VIII of England and Francis I of France competed to have the best dressed court.

5 The Six Wives of Louis VIII
Catherine of Aragon Anne Boleyn Jane Seymour Anne of Cleves Kathryn Howard Katherine Parr

6 Anne Boleyn Referred to as the “glass of fashion”
Her most notable accessory was the necklace she wore decorated with a golden B for Boleyn. She was known as sociable, achieved, and amiable

7 Women Corsets were abandoned for a short time, then reappeared shortly after the turn of the century The V neck dove deeper, creating the stomacher, which was a longer partlet The high waist line reverted to the natural waist German fashions were fashionable elsewhere in England and Italy Trains were added to gowns At the end of the century, the V-neck disappeared, replaced with an extremely popular low, square cut neckline Tassels, prayer books, or purses could be attached to the girdle

8 Hats and Hair Black hoods and veils were popular
Hair was worn up, tied to the back of the neck with ribbon and feathered German women adopted the men’s barett Zibellino Worn around the neck or waist “Flea Furs” The most expensive had paws and heads, and the eyes were made with gold

9 Queen Elizabeth Extravagantly ornamented
Lots of fabric, rich colors (gold, red, green) Excessive beading, jewels, pearls, ribbons, bows, lace, hair pieces, gold ornaments. Puffed sleeves, dress in upside down V, or triangle, formation Had an obvious influence over high fashion Derived taste from her mother, Anne Boleyn

10 1600’s Emphasis on the shoulders was exemplified by stuffed sleeves and shoulder pads Bodices were cut in two extremities: high near the neck, or low and square Both the skirts and the bodices were cut in V shape, and hooked with eyelets or laced Some skirts were opened to reveal ornamental petticoats underneath A hoop skirt and corset were worn Underneath garments to give dresses a cone shape and the overall look an hourglass figure Hooded cloaks were worn in bad weather or when riding through dirt Popular accessories included folding flans instead of feathers, and furs with the animal’s head intact and it’s eyes replaced with jewels Hats were fairly uncommon until the end of the century, and were normally flat and modest

11 Mary of Modena Second wife to James II
Praised for her “distinguished bearing and her quick wit”. Exiled from England

12 1600’s (Cont.) Pearls became a popular accessory
The hunting and riding dress was designed to make riding more convenient Hair was curled and let loose, as opposed to the tight pinned look earlier in the century Capes in the back of a dress became possible, and hips were gradually beginning to get wider Dresses were worn off the shoulder

13 1700’s Men High collar made of cloth, usually white
Simple jackets for everyday wear, some included buttons Solid colors Hair Curled on sides, tied back, sometimes with ribbon

14 1700’s (Cont.) Women Robe à la Française
Very popular informal gown with pleated train Skirts were domed and worn over petticoats Sleeves were bell or trumpet shaped Strings of pearls, lace, and ribbon were hung on the neck Stays The corsets of this time period Fashionable stays pulled shoulders back so far that shoulders almost touched Were worn only in this time period

15 Slaves In Africa, dressed with minimal cloth or nothing at all
Climate was too hot for clothing Colorful clothing in colonies Women wore cloth hats Clothes were sometimes hand-me-downs from master

16 Early 1800’s The Regency dress was based off of Grecian robes
White lawn, muslin, or batiste were used to make the dresses The Pelisse was an ankle-length coat lined with fur for warmth By 1820 corsets were worn by all women again The Spencer was cut at the high waist of the dress and worn indoors or outdoors Spencers were derived from military jackets

17 Princess Victoria of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld

18 What was Anne Boleyn’s most famous accessory?
A charm bracelet A necklace with a “B” charm A capotain A feather fan Answer: D

19 What was a stomacher used for?
To change the shape of a figure To add padding to sleeves A triangular panel mad to fill the gap of a bodice A hair accessory Answer: C

20 What two garments were worn to give women of the Elizabethan era a “cone” shape?
Bustier and corset Corset and hoop skirt Mantua and stomacher Bodice and eyehooks Answer: B

21 When did makeup begin to appear?
1400’s 1500’s 1600’s 1700’s Answer: D

22 What was a Zibellino? Answer: B Scarf Fur shawl or belt Undergarment
Hoop skirt Answer: B

23 What was a partlet used for?
To cover the neck of a dress To wear in place of a chemise To decorate hair To decorate shoes Answer: A

24 What did Maria Antoinette have authority over?
Politics Fashion Marriage Religion Answer: B

25 What Regency style jacket was cropped at the waist?
Spencer Military Jacket Pelisse Chemise Answer: A

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