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Roman clothing


Roman clothing
Roman clothing

Roman clothing

Roman clothing and jewelry always revealed the social status of the wearer in rank and authority. It showed, for example, who was an Emperor, senator, soldier, Roman citizen, slave, wife or vestal (Roman priestess) and of course, who was gladiator. However, in general, Roman clothing was pretty easy.

They wore about two to three garments and – not all – sandals. The materials used varied. There was little change or even something like trends in fashion and style during the Roman Republic and the Roman Empire.

Contact with the Greeks in the south and with the Etruscans in the north gave the Roman taste for beauty,and showed a certain expression in their “flowing robes”. Weiterlesen →

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