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A History of Fashion: XVIIIth century

During XVIIIth century fashion was influenced by the new and innovative Rococo style. In Italy the French influence conditioned hairdressers and cooks, who had to be “foreigners”, or have foreign names, to be fashionable. At the end of XVIIth century there was an important change: England became the new centre of fashion, following the colonialist economical … Continue reading