In the early years of mankind clothing was first of all a protection against the rough environment. But despite the hard living conditions, humans
soon found time and means to indulge more and more in adornments. Through the ages, countless ideas became fashion, numerous styles succeeded each other in being en vogue and many techniques were
developed to create these looks. When studying the history of art and fashion, one often marvels at all the magnificent details and the creative heads and skillful hands behind them.
Each chapter begins with an introduction and is composed of a section of text each on Clothing, Accessories, Shoes, Beauty, Hair, Jewellery and Patterns. You can find additional photos of garments and paintings below the text of each epoch.
Keywords: fashion, history, costume, Regency,
Empire, Middle Ages, medieval, dress, gown, robe, Baroque, Rococo, Renaissance, Elizabethan, Tudor, epoch, Victorian, accessories, shoes, beauty, clothing, clothes, jewellery, patterns, painting,
art, era, Lady Emma Hamilton, Marie Antoinette, Rose Bertin, hair, hairstyles, jewelry, Rokoko, Kleid, Kostüm
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