During the elizabethan era how did fashion took place in there daily life? how did it got involve with Religions, people Jobs,Entertainment?

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M.P. Ossa eNotes educator| Certified Educator

The Sumptuary Laws were established to prevent acts of lewd nature, misbehavior and provide uniformity to the kingdom. In other words, they basically established the rules for fashion back then.

Specific clothes were for specific people. Ermine was a material that was prohibited to be worn except if you were an aristocrat nobleman. That also applied to goldcloth and colors. Purple was only worn by royalty, red by the ministers.

Included is a site with links to which the list of "approved" clothes is available.

dixon349 | Student

Upper-class Elizabethan-era ladies clothing is directly related to their social restrictions. (I am assuming that this is the class of people you are writing about.) Typically, throughout history the number of layers of clothing is directly related to the wearer's lack of individual freedoms; hence, one can deduce that those ladies had few liberties. In addition, in the Elizabethan theatre men acted all roles on stage, including that of the women’s parts.

You could discuss how the clothing of women restricted them both socially and physically; besides covering their bodies, this clothing functioned both as a costume and as a myth.

I do not know how much the typical 17-century lady’s clothing weighed, but in the 18th-century it was 40 pounds, which is why they took small dainty steps and frequently fainted.

Sumptuary Laws could also be incorporated. These laws limited what clothing each class could wear.