The Epochs

St Justina of Padua, 1490s, Bartolomeo Montagna, Metropolitan Museum of Art. Photo: Epochs of Fashion
St Justina of Padua, 1490s, Bartolomeo Montagna, Metropolitan Museum of Art. Photo: Epochs of Fashion

Fashion is a fascinating story through the ages. It is social history that at all times reflects what was going on, culturally, politically, and economically. Through the ages, dress changed all the times and creative minds and skillful hands created these garments, one stitch at a time.

 

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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