Western History of Fashion
Western History of Fashion

Western History of Fashion

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Men’s clothing Shirt, braces, and schusses underclothes consisted of an Inner tunic (French challenges) or shirt with long, tight levees, and drawers or braise, usually of linen. Tailored cloth leggings called schusses or hose, made as separate garments for each leg, were often worn with the tunic; striped hose were popular.

[l] During this period, beginning with the middle and upper classes, hose became longer and more fitting, and they reached above the knees. Previously, they were looser and worn with drawers that ranged from knee- to ankle-length.

The new type of hose was worn with drawers that reached the knees or above, and they were wide enough at the top to allow the drawers to be tucked into them. They were held up in place by being attached to the girdle of the drawers.

The better fit and girdle attachment of this new hose eliminated the need for the leg bands often worn with earlier hose. In England, however, leg bands continued to be worn by some people, both rich and poor, right up to the reign of Richard 1. [3] After 1 200, they were largely abandoned. 4] Outer tunics and doublets Over the undercount and hose. Men wore an outer tunic that reached to the knees or ankles, and that was fastened at the waist with a belt. Fitted blasts, of wool or, increasingly, silk, had sleeves that were cut wide at the wrist and gored skirts.

Men wore blasts open to the waist front and back or at the side Newly fashionable were short, fitted garments for the upper body, worn under the t


unic: the doublet, made of two layers of linen, and an early form of quilted and padded Jape or giving. L] The sleeveless sugarcoat or cycles was Introduced during this period as protective covering for armor (especially against the sun) during the crusades. [6] By the next century, it would become widely adopted as civilian dress. [5] Rectangular and circular cloaks were worn over the tunic. [l] These fastened on the right shoulder or at the center front.

Headgear Men of the upper classes often went hatless. The chaperon in the form of hood and attached shoulder-length cape was worn during this period, especially by the rural lower classes, and the fitted linen coif tied under the chin appeared very late In the century.

Small round or slightly conical caps with rolled brims were worn, and straw hats were worn for outdoor work in summer. Women’s clothing Chemise and tunic Women’s clothing consisted of an undercount called a chemise, chains or smock, usually of linen, over which was worn one or more ankle-to-floor length tunics (also called gowns or Working class women wore their tunics ankle-length tote or the form-fitting bailout over a full chemise with tight sleeves.

The bailout had flaring skirt and sleeves tight to the elbow and then widening to wrist in a trumpet shape.

A bailout apparently cut in one piece from neckline to hem depicted on a column figure of a woman at the Cathedral of SST. Maurice at Angers has visible side- lacing and is belted at the natural waistline.

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new fashion, the bailout gorgon, arose in mid-century: this dress is cut in two pieces, a fitted upper portion with a finely pleated skirt attached to a low waistband. [7] The fitted bailout was sometimes worn Ninth a long belt or cincture (in French, cincture) that looped around a slightly raised Insist and was knotted over the abdomen; the cincture could have decorative tassels or metal tags at the ends.

In England, the fashionable gown was wide at the wrist but without the trumpet-shaped flare from the elbow seen in France. [5] Hairstyles and headdresses Married women, in keeping with Christian custom, wore veils over their hair, which Nas often parted in the center and hung down in long braids that might be extended Ninth false hair or purchased hair from the dead, a habit decried by moralists. The Impel was introduced in England late in the century. It consisted of a linen cloth that covered the throat (and often the chin as well), and that was fastened about the head, under the veil.

1200-1300 in European fashion(13th century) Costume during the thirteenth century in Europe was very simple for both men and Omen, and quite uniform across the continent. Male and female clothing were relatively similar, and changed very slowly, if at all. Most clothing, especially outside the wealthier classes, remained little changed from three or four centuries earlier.  he century saw great progress in the dyeing and working of wool, which was by far the most important material for outer wear. For the rich, color was very important.

Eye was introduced and became very fashionable, being adopted by the Kings of France as their heraldic color. Men’s clothing Men wore a tunic, cote or cote with a sugarcoat over a linen shirt. One of these sugarcoats was the cycles, which began as a rectangular piece of cloth with a hole in it for the head. Over time the sides were sewn together to make a long, sleeveless tunic.

When sleeves and sometimes a hood were added, the cycles became a menace (a cap-sleeved sugarcoat, usually shown with hood of matching color) or a carports (a long, generous-sleeved traveling robe, somewhat resembling a modern academic robe).

A mantle was worn as a formal wrap. Men also wore hose, shoes, and headdress. The clothing of royalty was set apart by its rich fabric and luxurious furs. Hair and beard were moderate in length, and men generally wore their hair in a ‘pageboy” style, curling under at neglect. Shoes were slightly pointed, and embroidered for royalty and higher clergy.

 Working men’s clothing Nonworking men wore a short cote, or tunic, with a belt. It was slit up the center of the front so that they could tuck the corners into their belt to create more freedom of movement.

They wore long braise or leggings with legs of varying length, often visible as they worked with their cote tucked into their belt. Hose could be worn over this, attached to the drawstring or belt at the waist. Hats included a round cap with a slight brim, the beret Oust like modern French ones, complete with a little

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