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Red Hair Throughout Western History

Red, or ginger, hair has always been a bit of a fashion statement I think. It’s definitely something that stands out. Less than 2% of the population of the world has naturally ginger hair. I have naturally red hair and I stood out like a sore thumb. Neither my Mum or my Dad have red …

Fashion History

What My Ancestors Would’ve Worn: Guy De Rouffignac

We know a reasonable amount about Guy de Rouffignac and his life. We know that he was born in France but came over to England in the late 17th Century with his parents, during the reign of the French King Louis XIV. Guy and his family were Huguenots,  French Protestants. King Louis XIV wanted to …