Opposition to the laws of King Henri III. on dress — The wife of President N .— How both sexes evaded the edicts – Gowns from Milan — Mixture of masculine and feminine fashions —Rage for perfumes — Recognition of rank is demanded — Costumes worn at Cognac by Marguerite de Valois in presence of the Polish, ambassadors, and her costume at Blois — Brantôme’s opinion — Pointed bodices, puffed out sleeves, and “bourrelets” — Remarks on hair — Ridiculous dress of men — Poucet, the preacher — Satirical lines on Joyeuse — Witty remark of Pierre de I’Estoile — Starch used by Henri III. — Cushions.
Duchesse d’Etampes, Fille de Catherine de Médicis, Eléonore d’Autriche, Eleanor of Castile, Claude de France. L’Histoire du Costume Féminin Français. Les Modes de la Renaissance de l’an 1461 à l’an 1574. Paul Louis Victor de Giafferri.
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