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16th and 17th Century - Tudor, Elizabethan and Restoration-Style Wedding Dresses and
Theatre/ Film Costume

gold silk tudor style wedding dress  katherine of aragon theatrical period costume henry 8 designed rob jones  theatrical period costume royal shakespeare company

"Costly thy habit as thy purse can buy; But not expressed in fancy - rich, not gaudy. For the
apparel oft proclaims the man."

William Shakespeare (1564 - 1616)

Click on thumbnail image to see entire page detailing fabrics, trims and costs (except for individual clients). All designs can be varied in colour and detail.

Restoration inspired wedding gown in shot green-purple silk

Wedding Dress


Classic Charles I seventeenth century period costume in pink silk with gold

Sky TV


Jane Lapotaire in Tudor costume as Katherine of Aragon in Henry VIII

Katherine of Aragon
"Henry VIII": RSC


Jane Gurnett in gold and red tudor costume in Webster's The White Devil

Past Credits
Tudor-style costume: RSC


Renaissance inspired wedding gown with split sleeves in shot gold-purple silk ">

"16th Century Renaissance"


Restoration style gown in orange-pink silk.

Charles II costume


Wedding Gown


Classic Charles I seventeenth century period costume in pink silk with gold

17th Century
(one quarter scale)




tudor style gown in gold silk.

"Tudor Gold"


"As You Like It"
RSC 1996
(Des. Pimlott)


"Cyrano de Bergerac"
RSC 1996
(Des. Howell)


Elizabethan style gown with brocade bodice and silk skirts.

Elizabethan costume


RSC costume

Katherine of Aragon


Renaissance style gown with shot silk bodice and silk skirts.

Renaissance-style costume


"Sealed Knot"
Wedding Gown



Royal Shakespeare company photos by Joe Cocks. We can also provide details for the wedding photographers whose work is shown within these pages. Please contact for details.

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