Reign Of Henri

Opposition to the laws of King Henri III. on dress—The wife of President N-.

—How both sexes evaded the edicts—Gowns from Milan—Mixture of masculine and feminine fashions—Rage for perfumes—Recognition of rank is demanded— Costumes worn at Cognac by Marguerite de Valois in presence of the Polish ambassadors, and her costume at Blois—Brantome's opinion—Pointed bodices, puffed-out sleeves, and 44 bourrelets "—Remarks on hair—Ridiculous dress of men—Poucet, the preacher—Satirical lines on Joyeuse—Witty remark of Pierre de TEstoile—Starch used by Henri III.—Cushions

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