Ionic dress. Compared to modern dress, it was an easy, comfortable, simple style of clothing.
The striped stockings and crooked stick are characteristic of the Incroyables. The trend toward simplicity resulted in a classic silhouette for women (Merveilleuses).
Italy 15th century. Fashion from 1400 to 1500. Typical Italian Renaissance woman’s ensemble. The Cotehardie and houppelande.
You will notice, from the Doric column in front of which they are standing, how closely the simple, open, unelaborated costume blends with the earlier Greek architecture.
Transitional Female costume between the Elizabethan and Charles I modes. Elizabethan fashion 1550 to 1620.
The costume worn by early Greeks was the simplest type of dress civilized man has ever fashioned.
The two warriors in the picture are wearing or carrying most of the types of war material used by the Greeks for over a thousand years.
The man and woman shown here are wearing typical ensembles of the Elizabethan era. The man is somewhat of a dandy. The woman is wearing a Spanish farthingale.
The Cretan costume of Antiquity. Long ago on the island of Crete there lived a group of people called Cretans and belonged to Minoan or Mycenaean Age.
The woman shown here might very well be the Queen herself. White and black were likewise popular and always appeared somewhere in the color scheme.