Major Fashion Trends and Styles of the 1800s

Morning dresses

After the French Revolution of the late 1700s, no one wanted to appear to be a member of the French aristocracy. The women of Paris became the first to abandon the ornate, overbearing and constricting fashions of the 1700s. They chose to wear long flowing muslin dresses that imitate the classical designs … Read more

Major Fashion Trends and Styles of the 1700s

Tricorne

Fashion in the 1700s was characterized by a widening silhouette both for men and women. This era embraces the late Baroque or Rococo style, which is a highly ornamental style of the day popularized in France and spread to Central Europe. Clothing at the time was characterized by soft pastels and playful … Read more

Major Fashion Trends and Styles of the 1600s

Elaborate wigs periwig

Fashion during the 1600s was all about looking your best. Women were creative with what they wore, and fashion indicated social status. Corsets and linen underwear are still worn. Waistlines rose, but was eventually replaced by a long lean line with low waist. It was a changing era when it comes to … Read more

Major Fashion Trends and Styles of the 1500s

Square Necked Gown

The 16th century was a time when fashion was shifting out of the medieval period and transitioning into the Renaissance. The fashion was marked with opulence. Voluminous clothing with so much layers, contrasting fabrics, embroidery, trims and other forms of ornamentation was prominent. The fashion that era – when we look at … Read more

Crazy Historical Fashion Trends

18th Century Dress

Weird body piercings, Uggs, Crocs, baggy jeans, T-shirts over long-sleeve shirts, leg warmers paired with neon leotards,super ripped jeans that almost bared all your legs and thighs– we’ve all seen these absurd fashion trends. Besides these, perhaps you’ve fallen trap with some fashion trends in the past that seemed cool at first … Read more