Fashion Sequence

Here is another magnificent extract from Further Science : Book 20 by Norman Davies. (See here.)

FASHION SEQUENCE

1. That from 1272/1327, there was a simple monk style.

2. 1327/99 – pointed shoes and sleeves.

3. 1399/1461 – bull horn hats – hence narrow central next/theatrical.

4. 1461/85 – Welsh witchy narrow central hats.

5. 1485/1509 – square curtained bed fashion peak/tall thin people.

6. 1509/47 – square wooden Henry 8th puff sleeves.

7. 1547/58 – dark fan skirt – Spanish.

8. 1558/1603 – Elizabethan/Drake bearded pirate/big tent waists and shoulders.

9. 1603/25 – Odd – big waists and metal narrow thorax.

10. 1625/49 – Van Dyke Cavalier/untrustworthy/lax floppy.

11. 1649/60 – dark Welsh witchy.

12. 1660/89 – dark brigand/Quaker hats.

13. 1689/1714 – tall narrow heads reaction.

14. 1714/27 – black Red Riding Hood.

15. 1727/60 – big waists.

16. 1760/90 – big heads.

17. 1790/1837 – long and thick/squashed.

18. 1837/60 – wooden thick.

19. 1860/80 – overdone.

20. 1880/1900 – odd.

21. 1901/18 – contrived.

22. 1918/30s – flighty freaks.

23. 1940/5 – War/frenzied mean to lower Middle class on.

24. 1946/8 – peak fine simple bold quality Middle class fashion.

25. Peak fine fashions occurred in the 14th Century/semi late 15th century /late 15th century / 1515 / 1695 / 1896 / 1946/8.

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