17th Century Fashion

Step back in time and discover the elegance and opulence of 17th century fashion. Get inspired by the intricate details and luxurious fabrics of this iconic era.
Restoration yellow. There are so many portraits from the 1660s with this color of golden of silk - was it super-fashionable, or simply a favorite of the painter Sir Peter Lely?  Also love her charming double chin, another Restoraion favorite. When I've read the 17thc phrase "he chucked her under the chin" this is the kind of chin I imagine as being particularly chuck-able. "Margaret Brooke, Lady Denham" by Sir Peter Lely, c1664, Sheffield Museums. #portrait #lely #restorationbeauty #yellow #... Vintage, Lady, Baroque, Portraits, Portrait, Anthony Van Dyck, Lyndon, Century, Century Clothing

Restoration yellow. There are so many portraits from the 1660s with this color of golden of silk - was it super-fashionable, or simply a favorite of the painter Sir Peter Lely? Also love her charming double chin, another Restoraion favorite. When I've read the 17thc phrase "he chucked her under the chin" this is the kind of chin I imagine as being particularly chuck-able. "Margaret Brooke, Lady Denham" by Sir Peter Lely, c1664, Sheffield Museums. #portrait #lely #restorationbeauty #yellow…

AvatarS
Sophia
Fashion, Vogue, Portrait, Portraits, Lady, Baroque Fashion, Donna, Glamour, Historia

This article was first published at Foundations Revealed in April 2015. Due to length and amount of picture, this article will be posted in two parts here. Introduction Pieter de Hooch, Mother Lacing Her Bodice Beside A Cradle, 1659-1660 17th century stays is a rather neglected subject in fashion history and little have been written about it. There are also very few remaining examples of stays and boned bodices and even fewer of those have been properly analyzed. This article will take a…

Avatar
nadjah M.

Related interests