Category: 1550

Costumes and Fashion in 1550, 16th century. Late medieval dresses.

Fashion under the Reign of Henry II. 1547 to 1558.

Renaissance, fashion history, 16th century

Fashions under Henry II. — The ruff — A satirical print of the time —Catherine de Médicis eats soup — The Italian taste — Regulations for dress — Crimson — Who shall wear silk? — Lines on velvet, by Ronsard — Rotond — ” Collet monté ” — Spring-water — Style of gowns and head-dresses — Wired sleeves — Girdles — Caps, bonnets, and hoods — The ” touret de nez ” — The ” coffin à roupies ” — Shoes — A quotation from Rabelais.