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Food & Fashion of the 18th Century in England
Transcript of Food & Fashion of the 18th Century in England
Fashion and Food.
In the 18Th century, fashion and food were a big part of England's culture. The fashion industry became most popular by the wealthy, because they were able to use natural fibers while making clothes. (Wool and Silk). Queen Elizabeth the1st, and King Francis the 1st were known as the biggest trend setters. More types of food were available in the 18Th century than ever before. Expanding trade with colonies brought new items to England and reduced the price of the ad.
Common People's Fashion
-Meat cuts -Milk and Eggs
Olsen, Kristin. "Eras / 18th Century England / Food & Drink in 18th Century England." Daily Life through History. ABC-CLIO, 2013. Web. 30 Oct. 2013.
"History.org: The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation's Official History and Citizenship Website." Introduction to Eighteenth-Century Clothing : The Colonial Williamsburg Official History & Citizenship Site. N.p., n.d. Web. 05 Nov. 2013.
Gown= skirts, underskirts
wide brim neckline
lace, ribbons, hair
coloring, fringing, leather
gloves, fans, wired head-
hose, breeches, doublet
heels, padded over shirt
attached sleeves, pea coats
*Hygiene was very bad. Most poor people would on average, bathe two times a year. Wealthy people were a lot more clean, and masked their odor with perfumes..