Cheesy Macaronis

Another interesting fact in the 1790’s was the Macaronies, a group of guys who were known to design and wear tight clothing. The Fop A person under the category ‘Fop’ can be seen as an ancestor to the macaroni. A fop being a man who takes great care of he’s outer appearance, however is shallow…

Real Navy Fashion

One socio-cultural factor which says a lot about a society or era as a whole is fashion. After visiting the archive at the national maritime museum, I learnt a few things about the Navy’s first uniforms, whilst seeing actual clothing saved from the 1700’s. Trade was a huge activity within the 18th century, with the…