Gloves have been worn, as recorded in history, since 400 BC.
It wasn’t until the 13th century that gloves began
to be worn by ladies as fashion ornaments.
In the sixteenth century they reached their greatest
elaboration when Queen Elizabeth I set the fashion
for wearing them richly embroidered and jeweled.
And for putting them on and taking them off during
audiences to draw attention to her beautiful hands.
Elizabeth II's gloves
A Paris corporation, or guild of glovers, has existed from the thirteenth century.
A dear friend is packing and flying to Paris next week.
k will be putting on and taking off her monogrammed gloves to draw
attention to her beauty as she strolls along the Seine, sightsees
along the Champs Elysee and walks under the Eiffel Tower!
Bon voyage k!
What kind of gloves will you be showing off as the temps start to dip?