What were they wearing? Women Clothing: Bottom to top Smock Stockings Corset or bodice Farthingale Bum-Roll Petticoat Kirtle Forepart Partlet Gown Separate sleeves Ruff Cloak Shoes Hat
Farthingale Bum-Roll The fashionable Elizabethan woman was a walking pincushion
Childrens Fashion Until the child was five of six years old their dress was very similar. Round seven the boys would begin to dress like grown men.
Underwear and Sleepwear Men: Used their shirttails as underwear. Women: Wore stiffened bodices that were often lined with linen. Both sexes wore long night gowns along with a night cap to bed.
Shoes and Hats Most shoes were made of leather All hand crafted Queen Elizabeth had around 40 pairs of velvet shoes.
Cosmetics Women wore two colors. A white powder and a red gloss. Unfortunately, the make-up available was very toxic. Hair dyeing was done with berries. The rich would wear expensive, elaborate wigs to cover graying hair. All men were to keep their beards short, and usually went to barber once a week.
Dental Care Need a tooth removed, because of rotting or another reason? No dentist No anesthesia EEKKK!!!
Questions What was an essential part of making a nice ruff? What part of mens fashion did Elizabeth try to outlaw? What is the difference between cloaks and gowns? What would women wear under their dresses?