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............................................................<<Elizabethan Clothing Video>>

Men's Fashion - Men had rights what they wanted to wear even though they were poor or rich.
..........................................By clothes, people can notice they were rich or poor. If one was richer than Duke,
..........................................but different title, they could not wear same fabrics and colors
.........................................For underclothes, Mens were wearing Shift, Stockings or hose, Codpiece, Corset.
..........................................For over clothes, men were wearing Doublet, Separate sleeves, Breeches, Belt,
......................................... Ruff, Cloak, Shoes and Hat.

Women's Fashion- Differently, women did not have rights what they wanted to wear.
................................................Howver, Women's fashion varied whether they were upper class or lower class.
................................................Elizabethan Clothing & Fashion for women consisted of many layers including
................................................most of the following elements.
................................................For u
nderclothes contain
Smock or shift, Stockings or hose, Corset of bodice,
................................................Farthingale,Rowle, Stomacher, Petticoat, Kirtle, Forepart, Partlet.
................................................For over clothes contain Gown, Separate sleeves, Ruff, Cloak, Shoes, Hat.
................................................<<**Elizabeth Women's Clothing**>>

Upper Class-The clothes worn by upper class influenced by geometric rather than the natural shape of the body.
.................................Sometimes, men tried to wear girdles, the equivalent of the female corset, to obtain
..................................the wasp waisted look.
.................................The Sumptuary Laws which provided strict clothing guidelines in order to limit the expenditure
................................. by people on clothes were built in Elizabethan era.
.................................Also, it maintain the social structure of the Elizabethan Class system.
.................................The penalties for violating Sumptuary Laws could be harsh- fines, the loss of property,
.................................title and even life.
.................................The limitations of Elizabethan dress and clothing led to a new fashion being created.
.................................Both men and women began to slash their clothes.
.................................They used expensive fabrics such as velvets, satin, furs, silks, lace, cottons and taffeta.
..................................Many of those were imported by other countries.



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"ELIZABETHAN CLOTHING." ELIZABETHAN ERA. Web. 19 May 2010.
<http://www.elizabethan-era.org.uk/elizabethan-clothing.htm>.

ZombiiKorpse. "YouTube - Elizabethan Clothing Project." YouTube - Broadcast Yourself.
YouTube, 25 Mar. 2009. Web. 19 May 2010.
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Ayala, Samantha. "YouTube - Elizabethan Women's Clothing." YouTube - Broadcast Yourself.
YouTube, 29 Mar. 2010. Web. 23 May 2010.
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