Baroque Style: emphasized lavish ornamentation, free, flowing lines, and flat and curved forms.
Another dress I'm thinking of making this year. Different style.
Dress made for Michelle Pfeiffer as 'Titania, Queen of the Fairies' - 1999 - William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream - Costume Design by Gabriella Pescucci
Costume Worn by Gwyneth Paltrow as Viola in “Shakespeare in Love” Sandy Powell 1998 Bonhams
Shakespeare costume *INCLUDING RUFF TUTORIAL* - CLOTHING
Costumes for Oberon and Titania from the RSC's 1981 production of A Midsummer Night's Dream http://theshakespeareblog.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/05/MND-1981-costumesDSC03366.jpg
Early 17th century top. the slashing of the sleeves was considered especially prestigious, wasteful, and decadent.
Shakespeare in Love (1998) Gwyneth Paltrow as Viola De Lesseps / Juliet #CostumeDesign: Sandy Powell
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From "Shakespeare in Love" (1998) worn by Gwyneth Paltrow as Viola De Lesseps design Sandy Powell