Fashion and Clothing

Elizabethan Era

Womens Clothing

  • Different statuses
  • Punishments
  • Lower class colors and material
  • Upper class colors and clothing
  • Lower class clothing

Sumptuary Laws

  • Controlled behavior
  • Penalties for violation laws are title and death
  • Colors and types of clothing
  • Ranking
  • Clothes they were able to own

Mens Clothing

  • Clothes were dictated by their rank, status, or position
  • The laws were Sumptuary Laws
  • Penalties
  • Purple is the highest color
  • Reason purple dye was highest