Elizabethan Hairstyle was never a simple thing though. Any of the popular hairstyles you saw on women were very detailed. They were rarely just straight and normal as you might see on many women today.
Pair of Bodies “French women have inconceivably narrow waists…Over the chemise they wear a corset or bodice…which makes their shape more delicate and slender. It is fastened behind which helps to show off the form of the bust.” -Jerome Lippomano, 1577 (Arnold 147) The evolving smooth silhouette of the late 15th and early 16th century required increasingly sophisticated methods of garment support for the bust. By the end of this period, the first pair of bodies, or corset, h
This is a modern day recreation of the Norther Italian Renaissance busk. The busk was a device made from a long flat piece of wood that was sewn into one or more casings that was provided by the stays.