Ancient Roman Empire – Approx. 10 BCE – 5 CE
Ancient Rome – Gladiators – Armor – Gladiator Sandals… so last year?!
How does our style today draw from and reflect elements of Ancient Rome? We reinterpret fashion and retrofit it for our current period.
Robes – Mumus – Folds – Gathers
Again we have the Chiton:
And now we also have the Peplos:
Is it crazy that I almost want to try to make a Peplos now?
When I do a search for Ancient Rome on Etsy, I get a lot of results for things that use the Colosseum, and jewelery inspired/derived from by old coins and classical figures. People are inspired to create jewelery and artwork drawing from this period, as with any historical period, romanticizing of the past.