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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.

Bangs

Bangs or a fringe (de. Pony; fr. Frange; ru. Чёлка; es. Flequillo; it. Frangia), are part of the hairstyle; front hairline covering the forehead, usually just above the eyebrows, though can range to various lengths.

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.

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Zibellino

A zibellino, flea-fur or fur tippet is a women’s fashion accessory popular in the later 15th and 16th centuries. A zibellino, from the Italian word for “sable”, is the pelt of a sable or marten worn draped at the neck or hanging at the waist, or carried in the hand.

Chemise a la Reine

Chemise a la Reine (The Chemise Dress) In the 1780s, the Chemise Dress into fashion. A white сhemise, which was worn on underwear, a corset, skirts, or even on a naked body, everything depended on the courage of the fashionista.

What movies to see about

What movies to see, to immerse yourself in the era? Films for the atmosphere, inspiration. Films based on real events, film adaptations of books, legends and just a fantasy about the past.

Fashion accessory

Fashion accessory is a wardrobe detail, without which it is impossible to imagine of the era. Some accessories were practical, others covered up the flaws or simply made the outfit “decent”, and still others were just beautiful knick-knacks.

Le lit clos

Le lit clos (fr.) or a box-bed (also known as a closed bed, close bed, or enclosed bed) is a bed enclosed in furniture that looks like a cupboard, half-opened or not.

Fayum portraits

Fayum mummy portraits is the modern term given to a type of naturalistic painted portrait on wooden boards attached to Egyptian mummies from the Coptic period.

Zinaida Serebriakova

Zinaida Yevgenyevna Serebriakova (née Lanceray) (1884 – 1967) was a Russian (later French) painter. Zinaida Serebriakova was born on the estate of Neskuchnoye near Kursk into one of the most refined and artistic families in the Russian Empire.

The Language of Flowers

Floriography or the language of flowers is a means of cryptological communication through the use or arrangement of flowers. Meaning has been attributed to flowers for thousands of years, and some form of floriography has been practiced in traditional cultures throughout Europe, Asia, and the Middle East.