Why Did the British Wear White Wigs?


The British wore white wigs to make them look older than what they really were. The fashion of the wigs was started by French king Louis XIII. He started to wear them around 1624 and it was worn to cover up his balding head. The wigs became a part of a formal dress code for the members of the court. Wearing a wig also meant during that time that you were wealthy and rich and you were in a higher class.
Q&A Related to "Why Did the British Wear White Wigs?"
The reason men wore powdered wigs, is because it had become a fashion and it was thought to show rank and prestige. It was all the rage for any formal occasion.
cos they like the colour back then and made them look posh.
Royalty and the upper class were trendsetters in the 18th century. Louis XIII of France started wearing wigs to hide his premature baldness, and people emulated him because they viewed
When King Louis XIII was losing his hair he started wearing one. Large
About -  Privacy -  Careers -  Ask Blog -  Mobile -  Help -  Feedback  -  Sitemap  © 2014 Ask.com