Poke bonnet

The Poke bonnet is a type of headgear derived from a bonnet and a hat. Poke bonnet appears at the beginning of the 19th century, and comes from the fashionable Chapeau à la Paméla (hat with a brim, pressed with a ribbon or veil on the sides).

Sailor suit

Sailor suit or Sailor dress is a style in children’s and women’s clothing with special details inspired by sailors. The sailor suit came into children’s fashion in 1846, when the son of the British Queen Victoria was given a “little sailor”

Bliaud

The Bliaut or Bliaud is an overdress worn in the Middle Ages. The Bliaud has a lot of design options, but the main difference is the long gown with very thin and voluminous sleeves.

Suffragette

March 8 – International Women’s Day. It is based on suffragism, emancipation and various types of women’s struggle for rights. Under the name Suffragettes, we will bring together different types of women’s rights activists, although this applies to a greater extent to the history of the United States.

Garter

The Garter is a band worn to keep up a stocking, sock or chausses to the leg. Usually a garter is worn around the leg, but sometimes stockings are attached to other types of garments with garters (garter belt, corselet, sock braces, girdle, etc.).

Quilted wear

Quilted clothes has existed for a very long time, it is even impossible to say when it appeared. Until the 18th century, quilted garments were most commonly used as underwear, such as a petticoat or doublet.

Poulaines

The Poulaines (or Crakows; crackowes; pl. ciżemki; de. Schnabelschuh; sv. Snabelskor) are fashionable medieval shoes with very long toes. They were so named because the style was thought to have originated in Kraków, though the term “Poulaine”, as in souliers à la poulaine, “shoes in the Polish fashion”, referred to the long pointed beak of the shoe, not the shoe itself.

Giubberello

The Giubberello is a short sleeveless gown for men with open sides. This type of clothing was popular during the Renaissance in Italy (modern territory) in the 15th and early 16th centuries.

Robe à l’Anglaise

The Robe à l’Anglaise or the Close-bodied gown was a women’s fashion of the 18th century. This type of gown came into French fashion (and throughout the world, everywhere except English it calls “à l’Anglaise”) from England and featured a fitted bodice.

Doublet

The Doublet (fr. Pourpoint; ru. Дублет; de. Wams; es. Jubón; it. Farsetto) is a men’s snug-fitting jacket . The Doublet appears in the mid-14th century, and comes from the clothing worn by knights under armor.

Houppelande

The Houppelande (es. Hopalanda; it. Pellanda) is an overdress, with a long, full body and flaring sleeves, that was worn by both men and women in Europe in the late 14th century – 1430’s.

Zimarra

The Zimarra (fr. Marlotte; nl. and eng. Vlieger; es. Zamarra or Ropa) is a woman’s coat, overgown. The name “Zimarra” may have come from Spain or Portugal (Zamarra), later the same name was given to men’s religious clothing (eng.

Delphos gown

The Delphos gown is a finely pleated silk dress first created in about 1907 by French designer Henriette Negrin and her husband, Mariano Fortuny y Madrazo (1871–1949).

Aquamanile

The Aquamanile (plural aquamanilia or simply aquamaniles; from lat. “aqua” – water and lat. “manus” – hand) – is a washstand, a ewer or jug-type vessel for washing hands in the form of an animal or human, sometimes several figures.

Jerkin

The Jerkin is a man’s short close-fitting jacket, without sleeves, worn over the doublet in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. A Jerkin is outerwear, often made of leather, velvet and other warm fabrics.

Little Black Dress

The Little Black Dress. (fr. La Petite robe noire) is a fashionable dress designed by Gabrielle Chanel in 1926. Many historians argue that before Chanel, only widows wore black and she revolutionized fashion.

Fleur d’oranger

The Fleur d’oranger (eng. The Orange blossom) – snow-white flowers of an orange tree; borrowed from French in many languages. The Fleur d’oranger is a traditional part of the bride’s wedding headpiece, such as a wreath, bridal bouquet, or other jewelry for the bride.

Pluderhosen

Pluderhosen or Upper hose (also Upper hosen) – short, baggy trousers for men made of fabric, usually velvet, with vertical slits showing the lining, hence they were also called “filled trousers”, chausse à la gigotte, chausse bouffante, etc.

Engageantes

Engageantes are false sleeves (or rather cuffs), worn with women’s clothing. It is difficult to say when the removable sleeves or cuffs appeared, but in the 17th century, lace trim on underwear was a very prominent feature of women’s and men’s fashion.