Fashion History

1600's Era

Important events that influenced 1600s fashion

The fashion was influenced by royalty. Anne from Austria wore an open bodice and closed cuffs, that started a trend. Then the war influenced it. Also the Elizabethan dress era influenced fashion, the dress was very elaborate and detailed.

Interesting Imformation

Louis XIV increased and emphasized fashions importance by making it a part of social edict and increasing rather than belittling its cost. And unlike many courts in Europe in past and present, Louis required a different code of dress for each formal event.


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Invention That Affected The Fashion

They used natural resources to create the colors for their dresses.The rich people sent their clothes to England to have them made so they wouldn't have to make their own clothes,like the poor people had to.

The teliscope was always made during this time