Tag: Escoffion

Fashion in the Reign of Henri III. 1574 to 1589. Spanish court dress.

Fahion history, Renaissance, Spanish court dress, 16th century

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.

Robes. Les Modes de la Renaissance. Costume Féminin Français.

Robes, Modes, Renaissance, Costume, Féminin, Français,

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.

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