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How did the French Revolution end all distinctions imposed by the Sumptuary laws?

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1. After the French Revolution, it was income and not class which decided a person’s clothing. Men and women began to wear loose and comfortable clothing.

2. The colours of France became popular as they were considered a sign of the patriotic citizen.

3. The red cap of liberty, long trousers and the revolutionary cockade pinned on a hat became fashion these were political symbols. Simplicity of clothing was meant to express the idea of equality.

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