16th Century

Delve into the captivating events and influential figures of the 16th century. Discover the secrets and stories that shaped this pivotal period in history.
Worn in courts across Europe primarily in the 16th century, codpieces were a potent symbol of their wearer’s masculinity and virility. Less... Renaissance Mode, Costume Renaissance, Renaissance Portraits, Renaissance Clothing, Renaissance Fashion, Elizabethan Fashion, Tudor Fashion, Male Fashion, Historical Costume

Worn in courts across Europe primarily in the 16th century, codpieces were a potent symbol of their wearer’s masculinity and virility. Less than subtle even when in fashion, these flagrant accessories can be unsettlingly prominent to the modern eye. Yet in the context of courtly life – so steeped"u2026

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Whilja de Gothia
Francesco Salviati del Rossi 1510-1563 ITAL. Portrait of a Lady, s, XVII. Sus primeras obras fueron influenciadas por Miguel Angel y Andrea del Sarto, pintó frescos y retratos donde subdivide las escenas con amplias formas arquitectónicas, al modo rafaelesco, con la precisión del dibujo típico florentino, torsiones de cuerpos, paños flotantes propios del clasicismo. Tendió a hacer pinturas elegantes pero robustas típicas del manierismo. Costume Renaissance, Mode Renaissance, Elizabethan Costume, Elizabethan Fashion, Renaissance Portraits, Renaissance Clothing, Renaissance Fashion, Italian Renaissance, Elizabethan Clothing

Last week I showed you a 1920s dress in aqua and gold lace with velvet poppies trim, and you DID NOT LIKE IT. Ok, a rare few of you loved it, but most of you didn’t: you had trouble envisioning it as it would have been worn in the ’20s (yes, it would have had a slip, almost certainly in a slightly paler shade of aqua), you found the poppies too heavy and clashing, and didn’t like the transition from lace to satin. For general dislike, the dress came in at an extremely disappointing 4.7 out…

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Yomera Martìn

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