For this assignment, write a 600-word essay that explores how Romantic era fashion was influenced by societal events, social expectations, and the Romantic Movement in the arts (painting, writing, music, etc.).

For this assignment, write a 600-word essay that explores how Romantic era fashion was influenced by societal events, social expectations, and the Romantic Movement in the arts (painting, writing, music, etc.). An important theme running through costume history is that of relationships between costume and developments in fine and applied arts. Be sure to address the following in your report: Describe how social and political factors lead to changes or trends in behavior, social activities, philosophy, and the arts. Explain the differences in dress between the Empire and Romantic eras and the reasons and motivations for why people of the Romance period adopted a different approach to dress. Use images of period evidence to illustrate your explanation. Discuss the influence of the Romantic Movement in the arts and on the fashion of the time period, including specific examples, and analyzing any differences between influences on women's and men’s styles. Use images of period evidence to illustrate your explanation. Conclude with your observations and opinions about the Romantic era ideals. From a modern standpoint, can you justify or explain the manner in which artistic and cultural movements influence a society’s way of thinking?