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AN OVERVIEW OF MEDIEVAL AND RENAISSANCE FASHION:
FROM THE 10th-16th CENTURIES


For further reading, the following is a list of the links associated with the article

Late Medieval Europe and the Early Italian Renaissance

Anglo-Saxon and Viking Works of the Needle: Some Artistic Currents in Cross-Cultural Exchange

Elizabethan Fashion Vocabulary

Privy Purse Expenses of Elizabeth of York: Wardrobe Accounts of Edward IV

The Elizabethan Effigy Corset

Strange Horizons: Sometimes A Codpiece is just a Codpiece:
The Meanings of Medieval Clothes By Rachel Hartman


Renaissance Style

Renaissance Men's Fashions

Renaissance Women's Fashions

Historical Costumes and Clothing of Renaissance Women by Lorri Mealey

Using 15th Century art for Costume Study

16th century fashion

Renassiance Fashion

Renaissance Life

A History of Fashion
(covers most of the recorded history of fashion, from ancient to modern times)

Essay on Chopines

Medieval Hair Links
Dozens of sites about headcoverings, braidings, and other such hair fashions

Medieval Timeline in Fashion and Events

Renaissance fashion: 1400-1600

Fashion in the European Renaissance

Popular Culture in Rennaissance Fashion

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