Category: 1572

Fashion in the Reigns of Henri IV. and Louis XIII. 1590 to 1614.

Henry IV, Louis XIII, france, fashion, history, costume, renaissance, baroque

Reigns of Henri IV. and Louis XIII. 1590 to 1614. French fashion history of the Renaissance and Baroque era. Vertugadins. Dress of Marguerite de France. Low-cut bodices. Spanish court dress.

Fashion under the Reign of Charles IX. 1560 to 1574.

France, Fashion, history, Henri III, Renaissance, Spanish, court dress, 16th century,

The wars of religion — The fashions of Italy are brought across the Alps, and are welcomed in France — Effects of the expeditions into Italy — Articles from Venice and Genoa are very fashionable — A cloud of sugar-plums, and a shower of scents — Effeminate style of dress — Charles IX. and his Edicts against extravagant display — Fashion rebels against sumptuary laws — Women of high rank, bourgeoises, widows, and spinsters — Wedding dresses — Observations of a Venetian ambassador — “Corps piqué” — Drawers—Pain — Cosmetics — Breast mirrors, girdle mirrors — Court dresses — “Arcelets.”

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Marguerite de Valois 1553–1615. Queen of France.

Marguerite, Valois, Margaret, France, Queen, Vertugado

Marguerite de Valois, daughter of Henri II of France, and first wife of Henri IV, the victor of Ivry, was born in 1553, divorced from Henri IV in 1598, and died in 1615. Illustration “Modes et Costumes Historiques“. Drawing by Xavier Willemin.