Elizabethan women's gown. As you can see from the picture, the style was large, heavy dresses that flaunted the amount of expensive material you could afford. These were made from fine materials like silk, velvet, taffeta. -adults
Dress with Optional Second Skirt: ca. 1888, Italian, taffeta, second skirt in silk satin embroidered with flowers, bodice closed in front by sixteen covered buttons.
Gold velvet & cream fleur de lys taffeta medieval
Dark Blue Taffeta Renaissance Dress 16th от FiorentinaCostuming
Custom Made 16/17th Century Renaissance Medieval Style Gothic Burgundy Taffeta Dress
A silk taffeta loose gown over a black velvet kirtle. Worn with a French hood. I'm more than impressed with this Tudor re-creation -- it looks like it could hide a lot of 'flaws'.