Burgundy fashion 15th century. France nobility 1480.

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France nobility 1480

Burgundy fashion 15th century.

France nobility, 1480.

Figure of the Burgundy fashion. The Burgundy fashion lasted throughout the 15th century until the fall of the country as a result of the Burgundy Wars (1477). Burgundy, as a nation covered the northern part of France, Belgium and the Netherlands, and exerted a great political, economic and cultural influence on neighboring states. It was the slow passing of chivalry that celebrated the grand courts of Burgundy, one last time, his grand entrance.

During this time, slowly loosened the dress code at the court of France. Status and rank of the people was no longer seen solely through the clothes. On the contrary, began a real competition of the modes between the nobility and the citizens of the cities.

The dress code was aimed to create a vertical, long line. During this time, you see many buttons, not only as a decorative style funds. It was the birth of lean fashion, the ideal of measure clothing.