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(How to Dress Like a Roman)

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  1. 1. How To:<br />Dress Like a Roman<br />Ryann Woods<br />
  2. 2. Step one: choose your clothing<br />Roman men wore a variety if tunics, the most common one being the Toga Virillis. <br />Women wore tunicas and chiffons, with belts and basic sandals. <br />Boys wore togas that reached the knees and had purple stripes at the bottom.<br />Girls wore simple tunics that belted at the waist and reached the knees.<br />
  3. 3. Step two: get on your garments<br />Tunics can be put on similarly to togas. <br />Fold the cloth in half and wrap it around you 1 ½ times.<br />Throw the remaining fabric over your left shoulder.<br />Tuck in the hanging cloth or pin it with a brooch.<br />
  4. 4. Step three: Accessorize<br />Men, only wear one ring, that’s the proper way.<br />If you feel like standing up against society’s rules, you may choose to bling it up with several rings.<br />
  5. 5. Step three: Accessorize<br />Women wore more jewelry<br />If you were lower-class, you would wear simple brooches and earrings.<br />Upper class women would wear jewel-encrusted jewelry, like bracelets, earrings, necklaces, etc.<br />
  6. 6. Step Four: select your shoes<br />If you were a common man, you would wear the solea, which was a sandal. Women and children also wore these sandals.<br />Boots were worn in cold weather only. Except for hunters and horsemen.<br />
  7. 7. Step five: style your style<br />Boys wore short hair also while girls wore buns at the nape of the neck, or on top of the head.<br />Men wore short hair and were clean shaven.<br />Women wore carefully piled fake curls or ringlets. <br />
  8. 8. Step six: fix your face<br />Roman women wore<br />Eyeliner<br />Eye shadow<br />Foundation<br />Rouge on lips and cheeks<br />Beauty products were all natural.<br />Men and children did not wear makeup.<br />
  9. 9. Step seven: Seasonal attire<br />Romans wore cloaks to keep out the cold, along with:<br />Boots<br />Socks<br />Multiple Tunics<br />Hats<br />Scarves<br />Leg Wrappings <br />
  10. 10. Step eight: dress for success<br />When outside of the home, women must wear shawls, which covered their arms.<br />Young girls had to wear a second tunic that reached the ground over the original tunic.<br />