Renaissance Europe 1300-1600: Fashion - Research Article from Arts and Humanities Through the Eras

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1311 The Council of Ravenna repeats a traditional medieval requirement that Jews wear a distinguishing sign on their clothes. These measures continue to be unpopular and largely disregarded by populations throughout Italy.
1348 The bubonic plague, also known as the Black Death, strikes Europe.
c. 1350 The hemlines of men's jupons or doublets begin to rise in France to scandalous levels; women's bust lines, on the other hand, start to plunge.
1373 The city of Florence passes stricter sumptuary laws (laws designed to curtail luxury in dress) aimed at women.
1405 In her Book of the City of Ladies, Christine de Pizan praises women's love of fashion.
1416 Giacoma della Marca takes clerical orders in Italy. Della Marca's fiery sermons delivered over the next sixty years are typical of the fifteenth-century Franciscans, who favored restraint in dress and the adoption of a strict system of dress codes to...

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