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Introduction: ‘When I am in Good Habitt’

Susan Vincent

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Dressing the Elite : Dressing the Elite Clothes in Early Modern England

Berg, 2003

Book chapter

...History and Dress In his diary entry for 8 October 1666, Samuel Pepys recorded the beginnings of a new look. England was at war with France and London reeling from the aftermath of the Great Fire, and so the King intended to create...

Epilogue: From Absolutist Gaze to Republican Look

Jennifer M. Jones

Jennifer M. Jones is Graduate Director of Women’s Studies and Associate Professor of History, Rutgers University Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sexing La Mode : Gender, Fashion and Commercial Culture in Old Regime France

Berg, 2004

Book chapter

...From lingerie and dresses to ties and trousers, clothing is so obviously differentiated as masculine or feminine in Western culture that we have perhaps overlooked the larger significance of the ways in which our entire culture of clothing...

Objects of Desire, Subjects of the King

Jennifer M. Jones

Jennifer M. Jones is Graduate Director of Women’s Studies and Associate Professor of History, Rutgers University Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sexing La Mode : Gender, Fashion and Commercial Culture in Old Regime France

Berg, 2004

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...Elisabeth Charlotte, duchesse d’Orleans, confided to her German half-sister Raugräfin Luise in 1698, “It does not behoove me to look at other people’s beauty or ugliness, considering that it has pleased God to make me so very ugly...

Addressing the Body

Susan Vincent

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Dressing the Elite : Dressing the Elite Clothes in Early Modern England

Berg, 2003

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...Outwardly for Defence … Inwardly for Cleanliness Later generations tend to look back in sartorial judgement, and impute to early modern dress a negative range of values. It was surely restrictive, unhygienic, uncomfortable, unhealthy...

Fashioning Appearances

Susan Vincent

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Dressing the Elite : Dressing the Elite Clothes in Early Modern England

Berg, 2003

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...Although this is an examination of the meanings and utilizations of clothing within elite early modern society, this first chapter will consider its styles and component garments. This may seem like a step in an altogether unreflective...

None Shall Wear

Susan Vincent

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Dressing the Elite : Dressing the Elite Clothes in Early Modern England

Berg, 2003

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...On 11 January 1591/2, an attorney by the name of Kinge appeared before the Privy Council. Kinge was ‘presumptuous’ and presented himself before their Lordships ‘in apparrell unfitt for his calling, with a guilt rapier, extreame greate...

‘Twisted’ Poses: The Kabuku Aesthetic in Early Edo Genre Painting

Classic and Modern Writings on Fashion

Berg, 2009

Encyclopedia entry

...Source: Nicole Coolidge Rousmaniere (ed.) Kazari: Decoration and Display in Japan 15th–19th Centuries (British Museum Press, 2002), 42–49.The new military elite in the seventeenth century ruled according to a Neo-Confucian ideology...

The Economics of Clothing in the Late Seventeenth Century

Classic and Modern Writings on Fashion

Berg, 2009

Encyclopedia entry

...Source: Textile History, 22(2) (The Pasold Research Fund, 1991), 277–96.This article originates in a paper read to the late Professor F. J. Fisher's seminar at the Institute of Historical Research in London in 1978, and has evolved through...

Clothes Make the Man

Susan Vincent

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Dressing the Elite : Dressing the Elite Clothes in Early Modern England

Berg, 2003

Book chapter

...His Garments Helpe Him to bee Counted Such a One Phineas Pett (Figure 6), eventually to become a master shipbuilder and naval commissioner, described his strategy for advancing his fortunes. As a young man in dire financial straits he...

A Natural Right to Dress Women

Jennifer M. Jones

Jennifer M. Jones is Graduate Director of Women’s Studies and Associate Professor of History, Rutgers University Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sexing La Mode : Gender, Fashion and Commercial Culture in Old Regime France

Berg, 2004

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...On the night of June 21, 1725, Pierre Cornu and two other bachelor tailors, accompanied by guild officials, descended on the home of Pierre Maïr in search of his wife, Marie Thérèse Sermoise, a maîtresse couturière. The men noisily...