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Elizabethan Clothing & Fashion - Men

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Elizabethan Clothing - Elizabethan Clothing & Fashion for Men

Elizabethan Clothing & Fashion for men varied according to whether they were a member of the Nobility, Upper Class or one of the poor, working class. But whether a man was wealthy or poor he was not allowed to wear whatever he liked...

He could be richer than a Duke but if he did not have an equivalent title he was not allowed to wear clothes made of the same fabric or even of the same color. Elizabethan clothing was governed by Sumptuary Laws which were designed to maintain the strict class structure which had started in the early Medieval era with the Feudal System.

Elizabethan Clothing & Fashion for Men
Elizabethan Clothing & Fashion for men consisted of many layers including most of the following elements:

Elizabethan Hats for Men
Elizabethan Ruffs
Elizabethan Shirts
Elizabethan Coats & Jerkins
Elizabethan Cloaks
Elizabethan Breeches
Elizabethan Shoes
The Codpiece
Elizabethan Upper Class Fashion
Elizabethan Hair Styles
Elizabethan Clothing allowed for Men
Material & Fabrics used in Elizabethan Era Clothing
Elizabethan Clothing
Elizabethan Era Index

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