The clothing of the Byzantine

The clothes of the Byzantine became a luxurious, rigid dress, which covered the body and veiled it’s forms. The ruling layer of the society liked silk materials and brocade, which were richly embroidered with precious metals and pearls. Women wore the ankle long silk tunics as underwear and tied it with a belt. The long…

The clothing of the ancient Romans

The clothing of the ancient Romans was greatly influenced by the Greek culture, it was less unique, it rather followed traditions. Many times it seemed impersonal, still it was costly and tricky. The colour, the shape and the decoration showed the wearer’s rank and social position. In the beginning they were made out of natural…

The Egyptians’ clothing.

Originally every class dressed in the same way, the clothing that represented social rank and financial circumstances developed later on. In the beginning women wore simple linen cloths, which they wrapped around their lower body and tied at their waist. Their upper body remained uncovered, only those belonging to the upper class wore capes that…