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Renaissance Fashion & Beauty

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Allison Blythe

on 4 April 2016

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Pearls were a part of everyday wear for wealthy people. Usually worn with expensive clothes. Elizabeth l wore them. Elizabeth l wore them on her gowns, as jewelery and in her hair to show she was wealthy. Pearls were off-white, white or charcoal colored during the Renaissance.
Renaissance Fashion & Beauty
Wedding Wear
Marriages were often held at the bride's house, the bride wore silver and gold lining/thread. Bride and groom exchange rings. Brides tended to wear a type of blue along with their gowns because it resembles purity & tradition. Bright colored robes were popular along with wigs & jewelery.
Farthingales & Doublets
Farthingale: 2 foot wide birdcage.
Doublets: Piece of clothing that goes around your stomach.
Men wear doublets to let them encounter pot-bellies, women wear farthingales to puff out hips. Renaissance outfits are bizarre.
Shoes & Accessories
Women & men have a similar style when it comes to shoes. Common shoes to wear during the Renaissance are velvet/leather slippers. Women love their accessories, especially bizarre things such as perfume scented gloves. A famous type of accessory was pearls.
By: Allison Blythe, Period 8
Works Cited

Leed, Drea. "Elizabethan Costuming Page." Elizabethan Costuming Page. 1996. Web. 30 Mar. 2016.

Schnurnberger, Lynn Edelman. Let there be clothes: 40,000 Years of Fashion. New York: Workman,1991. Print.

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"Tudor Dress: Portfolio of Images." Tudor Dress: Portfolio of Images. 1998. Web. 30 Mar. 2016.

Spain became the worlds fashion leader during this time. With a few others falling close behind. Spain was he fashion leader because they have clothes that show personality & unique traits. Spain could be considered fashion's "role-model".
Dresses and evening gowns
Typically women wore the dresses and gowns to an important event or gathering. If they did not wear them to attend one of those it is usually to show they are wealthy. Typical fabrics would be cotton or wool. The colors would be off-whites usually. Always solid colors, no patterns unless threaded differently.
Bizarre Trends
Men and women both had their time periods where there clothing/style is something you have never seen or heard of before. Men trimmed their beards into different 3D shapes. Women painted their faces with white lead and bright red blush. They considered this fashion during the Renaissance.
Anne of Brittany caps
These caps are named after
a ruler named Anne shown
to the right. She ruled from
September 9th, 1488 to
January 9th, 1514. These
caps were named after her
amazing reign in the
Towards the beginning of the Renaissance, people cared about standing out with bizarre outfits, they didn't care about what people thought, they just wanted to make sure they were known as "wealthy". Clothing garments later in the Renaissance started to calm down, but their personality's and ways to get known didn't.
Fashion Scares
Some of the criminals in the Renaissance era made pockets in their clothes so they could hide daggers or pocket knifes
People during this era were said to wear bird masks with beaks on them because they thought it would save them from the Black Death Disease.
Similarities and Differences between Male/Female

Robinson, Scott R. Renaissance. 2000. Web. 31 Mar. 2016.

Both men and women wore low-crowned hats.
They wore different colors and styles for clothing.

"Middle Ages/Renaissance - Jeweled Hair and Tungsten Wedding Bands." Middle Ages/Renaissance - Jeweled Hair and Tungsten Wedding Bands. Web. 01 Apr. 2016.

Women's hairstyles:
Men's hairstyles:
Both hairstyles consisted of curls and extra texture, very thick hair
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