17th Century Fashion

Step back in time and discover the elegance and opulence of 17th century fashion. Get inspired by the intricate details and luxurious fabrics of this iconic era.
Restoration yellow. There are so many portraits from the 1660s with this color of golden of silk - was it super-fashionable, or simply a favorite of the painter Sir Peter Lely?  Also love her charming double chin, another Restoraion favorite. When I've read the 17thc phrase "he chucked her under the chin" this is the kind of chin I imagine as being particularly chuck-able. "Margaret Brooke, Lady Denham" by Sir Peter Lely, c1664, Sheffield Museums. #portrait #lely #restorationbeauty #yellow #... Historical Costume, Historical Clothing, 17th Century Portraits, 17th Century Paintings Of Women, 17th Century Clothing, Anthony Van Dyck, Wow Art, Woman Painting, Fashion History

Restoration yellow. There are so many portraits from the 1660s with this color of golden of silk - was it super-fashionable, or simply a favorite of the painter Sir Peter Lely? Also love her charming double chin, another Restoraion favorite. When I've read the 17thc phrase "he chucked her under the chin" this is the kind of chin I imagine as being particularly chuck-able. "Margaret Brooke, Lady Denham" by Sir Peter Lely, c1664, Sheffield Museums. #portrait #lely #restorationbeauty #yellow…

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