Asked in Elizabeth I
Why did Queen Elizabeth I wear ruffs?
In the Elizabethan Era, ruffs were extremely popular and considered very fashionable. Elizabeth herself wore various ruffs made of lace, jewels and other decorative accents. The Queen was in fact a fashion diva and set many trends during her reining years. With her, ruffs became wider and required much more support in the form of underproppers or supportasses. ...
Asked in Elizabeth I
What would Queen Elizabeth 1 wear?
Queen Elizabeth would normal wear the average attire for a queen. You know the pluffy, long-sleeve dress with an elaborate head piece. Also, the dress would always cover their ankles. She would also wear several necklaces and dangley earings. She would also use make-up to make her skin pale. ...
Asked in William Shakespeare, Monarchy, Elizabeth I
Why is Queen Elizabeth a rolemodel to Shakespeare?
Queen Elizabeth was not a role model to Shakespeare. Shakespeare had no desire to base his life on hers. He did not want to wear wigs, paint his face white, wear dresses with incredibly wide hips or do anything that Elizabeth did. She was the queen, of course, and there were laws about what you could write or perform that might offend her Majesty. But there is no reason to suppose that Shakespeare wrote anything with the queen specifically in mind. She...
Asked in Elizabeth I, Elizabeth II
What did Elizabeth the you were to her coronation?
You mean "What did Elizabeth II wear to her coronation?" She wore a dress designed for her by Sir Norman Bishop Hartnell, KCVO (12 June 1901, London - 8 June 1979, Windsor) who was a British fashion designer with a Royal Warrant as Dressmaker to HM The Queen 1940, subsequently Royal Warrant as Dressmaker to HM Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother. Royal Warrant as Dressmaker to Queen Elizabeth II 1957. The link below has some pictures ...
Asked in Thoroughbred, Elizabeth II, Kentucky Derby
What did Queen Elizabeth II wear to the Kentucky Derby?
When she attended the 133rd Kentucky Derby, Queen Elizabeth II wore a fine wool coat of lime green. Her matching silk dress had a small floral print, and her lime green hat was trimmed in fuschia. ...