Jersey materials are usually opaque, soft and drapey. They have fine ribs running lengthwise on the face side, and loops on the reverse. The common applications include dresses, skirts, tops, sweatshirts, cardigans and trousers. Heavy jersey fabrics are perfect for jackets and sweaters, and you can also make shawls,
3. Full Sleeves Blouse Full sleeves are very much in fashion trend in the bridal wear category these days. The designers are making very attractive and gorgeous blouse and during winters, wearing full sleeve sari blouse makes a lady really cozy, sophisticated and appealing. One can go for embroidery or colorful prints in fabrics like silk, chiffon, etc. In case your lehanga/saree or dupatta is heavily embroidered you can go with a plain choli/blouse it will strike a perfect balance to your attire.
Puffed sleeves, high collars and hoop skirts were the thing to wear. Slashing, or wearing two layers and cutting the outer layer was fashionable. Modesty came back with Elizabethan times. Queen Elizabeth had clothes covered every part of a persons body sleeves became tight instead of puffed and waist lines were straight. Gowns were worn by ... ... middle of paper ... ...Sleek simple or choppy hair styles were seen as cute.
To produce long, useful threads, flax fibers were spun, or twisted together. This produced a long, cohesive thread that was slightly elastic. The finest thread was produced from the youngest plant” (womenintheancientworld.com). Egyptians are often portrayed wearing linen. A popular garments constructed from linen was the loincloth.
The Romance of Lace Perhaps it's the touch of romance it adds. Or the way light filters through it, suffused and softened. For others, it reminds them of the home of a beloved grandmother or a gentler time. The delicate threads, twisted and knotted, become a work of art, whether they are draped over a table or hanging in a window. In its broadest definition, lace actually refers to any openwork techniques that could include weaving, crochet or knitting.
There were many common designs in this era. One was a white, high-necked, trimmed cotton blouse with a heavier, dark shirt. Another was tailor-made jackets and skirts for working women. Most of the fabrics available were mostly natural fibers like cotton, silk, linen, and wool. Daywear was most often in shades of white, brown, and black, commonly in a small figured or floral print.
Bustles usually had ruffles and pleats in the back to add to the overall uniqueness and style. (“Victorian Era Life in England. Victorians Society & Daily Life.”) As far as accessories go, hats were originally worn for protection from the sun but became a social status symbol. In addition to fancy hats, gloves, shawls, fans, brooches, and other jewelry was worn. (Dyer) The shoes are worn by the women always had pointed or squared heels and were marked as a luxury
They are: Doric Chiton, Ionic Chiton, Himation and the chlamys. The Doric Chiton was a wool fabric, usually patterned, worn around the wearer's bust. It reached from shoulder to shoulder and usually down to the ground. The fabric was so large that it is pinned up at the shoulders, which created mock sleeves to try and cover the arms, but usually they were uncovered. This garment was often found in the women's dress.