A very fashionable Pepys Show: 1660s Glam Frock

Getting a sense though of the fashions that Pepys was writing about is quite difficult nowadays, some 350 years later. This is because original dress from the 1660s has not really survived. Except that is, one glorious, and almost complete, glittering silver court dress, known as the Silver Tissue Dress, normally at the Fashion Museum Bath, but which came to Greenwich in 2015 for the Samuel Pepys: Plague, Fire, Revolution exhibition

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