Category: Shoes

The Fabric of Civilization: How Textiles Made the World Paperback – December 7, 2021
by Virginia Postrel (Author)

From Neanderthal string to 3D knitting, an “expansive” global history that highlights “how textiles truly changed the world” (Wall Street Journal)

Literature

Couture: then and now Clothes define people. A person's clothing, whether it's a sari, kimono, or business suit, is an essential key to his or her culture, class, personality, or even religion. The Kyoto Costume Institute recognizes the importance of understanding clothing sociologically, historically, and artistically.


Chaussures. Les modes du Moyen Age. costume féminin français.

Chaussures, Poulaines, Modes, costume, Moyen Age,

Chaussures. Chaussure a la poulaine, Poulaine à pointe, Soulier du frère, Ordre de la Jarretière, Jupe drapée. Les modes du Moyen Age, de l’an 1037 à l’an 1461.

14th century clothing in Italy. Second half of the XIV century.

Medieval Italian 14th century clothing

14th century clothing in Italy. Second half of the XIV century. Middle ages Burgundian fashion (Hennin, Escoffion, Surcoat, Cotehardie, Cotta). Upper half of the picture:  Admiral of Venice and noble squire.… Read More

The Fabric of Civilization: How Textiles Made the World Paperback – December 7, 2021
by Virginia Postrel (Author)

From Neanderthal string to 3D knitting, an “expansive” global history that highlights “how textiles truly changed the world” (Wall Street Journal)