Category Archives: 18th Century

Costume and Fashion History during the 18th Century. Clothing of the Late Baroque, Rococo, Louis XV, Louis XVI, Rose Bertin Minister of Fashion at the court of Marie Antoinette. The French Revolution fashion period of Incroyables and Merveilleuses. The Georgians and Regency period.

Court Dress by Madame Beauvais. Regency era fashion.

Court Dress. Gallery of Fashion. England Georgian, Regency era fashion. Neoclassical costumes.

Court Dress by Madame Beauvais, February 1795

Court Dress, made by Madame Beauvais, Milliner to her Majesty.

The Gallery of Fashion February 1795. Published by Nikolaus von Heideloff, London.

Continue reading

Regency Spencer of dark blue cloth. York tan gloves 1795.

Regency Spencer. Gallery of Fashion. England Georgian, Regency era fashion. Neoclassical costumes.

Morning Dresses March 1795

Regency Spencer of dark blue cloth. York tan gloves 1795.

Heideloff`s Gallery of Fashion March 1795. England Morning Dress.

Continue reading

Regency Chemise of muslin. Sash à l`enfantine 1795.

Neoclassical fashion. Jane Austen costume. Empire fashion. eighteenth century.

Morning Dress April 1795.

Regency Chemise of muslin. Sash à l`enfantine.

Gallery of Fashion Vol. 2. Published by Nikolaus von Heideloff, London. Georgian fashion era. Costume in the time of Jane Austen.
Continue reading

Regency close gown of sprig muslin. Bonnet of yellow satin.

Gallery of Fashion. Neoclassical fashion. Jane Austen costume. Empire fashion.

Morning dresses May 1795

Regency close gown of sprig muslin. Bonnet of yellow satin.

The Gallery of Fashion Vol. 2. Published by Nikolaus von Heideloff, London. Georgian fashion era. Costume in the time of Jane Austen.

Continue reading

Woman from the Court of Louis XV

court louis XV. Rococo fashion. 18th century. nobility costume

Woman from the Court of Louis XV

Woman from the Court of Louis XV (1710-1774).

18th century fashion. French Rococo costume. 

Continue reading

Parisian Peasant Costume, 1760

French rococo fashion. Parisian Peasant Costume. 18th century clothing

Peasant Costume, 1760

Louis XV period. French rococo period fashion. Parisian Peasant Costume, 1760.

Costumes historiques de ville ou de théatre et travestissements. Author: Achille Devéria and José Domínguez Bécquer. Publisher Paris: Goupil et Vibert 1831. Publisher London: Charles Tilt 1839. Printed by: Lemercier & Cie.

Related: Fashion and costume in the eighteenth century

 

Madame de Pompadour, Reign of Louis XV’s 1746.

French Marquise, Madame de Pompadour in Rococo costume. France 18th century clothing. Louis XV Ancien Régime fashion. Court Dress in Versailles

Madame de Pompadour, Louis XV’s reign 1746

Madame de Pompadour, Reign of Louis XV’s 1746.

France 18th century rococo clothing. Ancien Régime fashion. Court Dress in Versailles

“Modes et Costumes Historiques“. Drawing by Xavier Willemin. Edited and steel engraving by Hippolyte Louis Emile and Polidor Jean Charles Pauquet. Published by Cassell, Petter & Galpin London, 1864

Related: Fashion and costume in the eighteenth century

 

Modes Parisiennes. French rococo costumes, Ancien Régime.

Modes Parisiennes, French Marquise and Marquis Rococo costume. France 18th century clothing. Louis XV Ancien Régime fashion. Court Dress in Versailles

Modes Parisiennes, Reign of Louis XV, 1763

Modes Parisiennes. Court dress in the Reign of Louis XV,

French rococo costumes 1763. Marquise and Marquis dancing in Versailles

Marie-Antoinette Ball Scene 2006 (Director: Sofia Coppola)


“Modes et Costumes Historiques“. Drawing by Xavier Willemin. Edited and steel engraving by Hippolyte Louis Emile and Polidor Jean Charles Pauquet. Published by Cassell, Petter & Galpin London, 1864

Related: Fashion and costume in the eighteenth century

 

French Lord in Rococo costume and Allonge wig.

French Lord with Allonge wig in Rococo costume. 18th century clothing. Louis XV Ancien Régime fashion. Court Dress in Versailles

French Lord, Reign Of Louis XVI, 1775.

French Lord in Rococo costume and Allonge wig.

“Modes et Costumes Historiques“. Drawing by Xavier Willemin. Edited and steel engraving by Hippolyte Louis Emile and Polidor Jean Charles Pauquet. Published by Cassell, Petter & Galpin London, 1864

Related: Fashion and costume in the eighteenth century

 

Rococo court costumes, Reign Of Louis XV, 1745.

French Rococo Court Costumes. France 18th century clothing. Louis XV Ancien Régime fashion. Court Dress in Versailles

Court Costumes, Reign Of Louis XV, 1745.

Rococo court costumes, Reign Of Louis XV, 1745.

Continue reading

Marie Camargo, Opera dancer, ballerina in 1730.

Marie Camargo, Opera dancer, ballerina. Rococo fashion. Baroque costumes.

Melle Camargo Reign of Louis XV 1730

Marie Camargo, Opera dancer, ballerina in 1730.

La Camargo in the Reign of Louis XV 1730

Continue reading