Category Archives: 1788

Louis XVI costumes 1788-1789.

Louis XVI Fashion 1788-1789. French Rococo costumes. Court dress. Redingote. Hat à la androsmane

Louis XVI Costumes 1788-1789

Louis XVI Costumes 1788 – 1789. Hat à la Androsmane.

  • 437. Grey-powdered hair, stripes on both coal and stockings, 1788.
  • 138. Bustle (cull de grin) and fichu, 1788.
  • 439. Hat brim turned up front and back à la androsmane, stripes on both coat and stockings, 1788.
  • 440. White dress, striped coat, fichu and large muff, 1788. 441. Large straw hat with high crown and ostrich feathers, grey powdered hair, 1788.
  • 442. Coat made from woollen cloth instead of silk, grey-powdered hair, 1788.
  • 443. Muff blue coal, yellow leather breeches, long black boots and beaver hat, 1789.
  • 444. Man’s coat (redingote) over white dress, fichu and
  • man’s hat, 1789.

Source: « Histoire du costume » par Henry Harald Hansen.
Dessins de Ebbe Susen, Mogens Bryder et Kaj Norregaard.
 Traduit du Danois par Jaqueline Puissant.
Flammarion, Paris, 1954.

 Louis XIV. , Louis XV. , Louis XVI., Baroque, Rococo, Directoire, French Revolution, Regency, Empire, Restoration or Romanticism fashion era. German Biedermeier.


  1. The French Fashion History.
  2. Reign of Louis XIV. 1643 to 1715
  3. The Reign of Louis XV. 1715 to 1774.
  4. Reign of Louis XVI. 1780 to 1789.
  5. The French Republic 1789 to 1802.
  6. Timeline of the French Revolution 1789 – 1799.
  7. Les Modes sous la revolution 1792-1799 by Paul Louis Victor de Giafferri.
  8. Reign of Napoleon I. 1804 to 1814. France empire.
  9. Reigns of Louis XVIII. and Charles X. 1815 to 1830. Restoration,  Romanticism
  10. Fashion in the Reign of Philippe. 1830 to 1848. Victorian era. Romanticism fashion.
  11. The Second Republic. 1848 -1851. Victorian era. “Second Rococo”.
  12. The use of the Corset in the reign of Louis XVI.
  13. Ladies hat styles from 1776-1790 by Rose Bertin.
  14. Fashion under the  French revolution 1789 to 1802.
  15. Paris fashion 1793 to 1795. French revolution.
  16. The Execution of the King Louis XVI.
  17. The Execution of Marie-Antoinette.
  18. The Incroyables and Muscadins. The French directory dandies.
  19. Les Incroyables et Merveilleuses. “The Directoire Style” between 1795–1804.
  20. Nymphs and Merveilleuses. By Octave Uzanne.
  21. Fashion in Paris after the Revolution. By Octave Uzanne. 1796-1800.
  22. Portraits by people during the French Revolution
  23. The Gallery of Fashion. by Nikolaus von Heideloff, London.
  24. Comparison of the French and English modes. 1808 to 1815
  25. The Salon of Madame Récamier during the French Revolution.
  26. The Salons of Paris before the French Revolution.
  27. Caraco a´la francaise in 1786.
  28. The Evolution of Modern Feminine Fashion 1786.
  29. Fashion in Paris and London, 1780 to 1788.
  30. Historic hairstyles from Ancient times to the Empire.
Roman Antiquities Artefacts
Roman Antiquities Artefacts Representation of various Roman military items. Signum, The Aquila, F... Read more
1750 • 18th Century • Ancient • Military • Roman
Ancient Military • Denis Diderot
Jean-Marie Collot d'Herbois.
Jean-Marie Collot d'Herbois demolishing buildings of Lyon. French Revolution. Jean-Marie Collot d... Read more
1792 • 18th Century • Directoire • France
French Directoire style • French Revolution Costume • Portrait
Manches. Les modes sous Louis XV. La mode du rococo.
Rococo sleeves. Louis XV fashion history from 1715 to 1774. L’histoire du costume féminin fran... Read more
1715 • 1720 • 1750 • 1770 • 18th Century • France • French Ancien Régime fashion • French fashion history • Rococo
Baroque fashion • Paul Louis de Giafferri • Rococo fashion
Circassian on horseback in complete armor.
Circassian on horseback in complete armor 18th century. THE opposite engraving represents a Circa... Read more
18th Century • Asia • Kyrgyzstan • Military • Russia
Edward Harding • Russian Military • Traditional Kyrgyz costumes
Robe of white muslin. The Gallery of Fashion. Neoclassical fashion.
Robe of white muslin, Bandeau of white satin. The Gallery of Fashion Vol. 2. Published by Nikolau... Read more
1795 • 18th Century • England • Gallery of Fashion • Georgian period • Regency period
England Georgian Era Fashion • Neoclassical dresses • Nikolaus von Heideloff • Regency period
Dame de Paris in rococo gown in the Reign of Louis XV, 1729
Dame de Paris in rococo gown in the Reign of Louis XV, 1729. "Modes et Costumes Historiques“... Read more
1730 • 18th Century • France • French Ancien Régime fashion • Modes et Costumes Historiques • Nobility • Rococo
Modes et Costumes Historiques • Rococo fashion
Jeune Dame vêtue d'une Robe à la Circassienne 1775
Jeune Dame vêtue d'une Robe à la Circassienne 1775. Jeune Dame vêtue d'une Robe à la Circas... Read more
1775 • 18th Century • France • French Ancien Régime fashion • Rococo
Collection d'habillements modernes • Rococo fashion

German fashion in the 18th century.

German fashion in the 18th century.

German fashion in the 18th century.

German fashion in the 18th century. The Georgian Era.

Top row left to right: women’s fashion in 1793. Chur Saxon field postmaster. Princely Hessian postilion. Right: Costumes in 1788. Bottom row left to right: Fashion of 1791 and 1792. Right: German fashion of 1789 and 1790. (The fashion of women based on the Dutch Spanish baroque period with a high hat, and Bonnets in the French style of Charlotte Corday – at upper row. The men wear the tricorne and Rhinegraves pants for mid-length jacket)

On the history of costumes. Münchener Bilderbogen. Edited by Braun and Schneider 1860.

Hall of the Divan. The Grand Vizier. Ottoman Empire.

Grand Vizier Ottoman Empire dresses,Traditional turkish mens dress, caftan

Hall of the Divan

The Grand Vizier. Ottoman Empire.

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Fashion in Paris and London, 1780 to 1788.


Robe a l’Anglaise 1783. French Rococo costume. Hairstyle Hoop skirt. 18th century clothing

Robe a l’Anglaise 1783

Fashion in Paris and London, 1780 to 1788.


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The Salons of Paris 1786-1789.


Madame Necker. French Rococo costume. Hairstyle Hoop skirt. 18th century clothing

Madame Necker (born Suzanne Curchod) 1737-1794

The Salons of Paris in the 18th century, 1786-1789.

Fashion before the French Revolution.

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