By Bill Sullivan
The first thing you notice is the clothing. Walking down Duke of Gloucester Street in Williamsburg, the people of the Revolutionary City are attired in all types of fashion….
Extreme fashions from the 1700s were not limited to women’s dress. In mid-1700s England, the word “macaroni” described flamboyantly dressed young men who had traveled in Europe and imitated French and Italian tastes and fashions. The term “macaroni” seems to derive from the popular Italian pasta, little seen in England.