Category Archives: Victorian period

Parisiennes fashion of the Second Empire.

Parisiennes fashion. French Second Empire costumes. Glamorous Victorian ball gowns. Romantic dresses.

Parisiennes of the Second Empire c.1860.

Parisiennes fashion of the Second Empire c. 1860.

Parisiennes du Second Empire.

From the Book: The Frenchwoman of the century; Fashions – Manners – Usages, by Octave Uzanne. Illustrations in water colours by Albert Lynch. Engraved in colours by Eugène Gaujean.

The Contemporary. Fashions under the Second Empire c. 1860

Glamorous Victorian ball gowns. French Second Empire Costumes. Regency Romantic Fashion.

The Contemporary. Beach life in Second Empire c. 1860

The Contemporary. Fashions under the Second Empire c. 1860

JUDGMENT of our female contemporaries is certes by no means an easy matter. After having run through the history of the Frenchwomen of this great nineteenth century — across fashions, manners, anecdotes, through all its little picturesque and seductive districts — we have scruples in approaching this dangerous physiology of the modern woman. Continue reading

Godey’s Fashions for November, 1874.

Godey's Fashions November, 1874. Victorian costumes. Crinolines. 19th century fashion.

Godey’s Fashions November, 1874.

Godey’s Fashions for November, 1874.

Fashion Plate of Godey’s Ladies Book. Victorian Crinoline Costumes.

American Beauty. Belle Epoque Fashion

American Beauties by Albert Sterner.  American Belle Époque Fashion. Art Nouveau Costume.

American Belle Époque Fashion

American Beauty. Belle Epoque Fashion.

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Victorian Communion Dresses. La Mode Illustrée.

Victorian Communion Dresses. La Mode Illustrée. Victorian crinoline costumes. Second Empire Fashion.

Robe de Communiante 1865

Victorian Communion Dresses. La Mode Illustrée 1865.

Robe de Communiante de Mme Breant-Castel 58 Rue Ste Anne.
Mode Illustrée 1865. Pl. 13. (France Second Empire Fashion.)

La Mode Illustrée. Journal de la Familie 1865.Bureaux du Journal. 56 Rue Jacob Paris.

Victorian Wedding Dress and Prom Dress 1865.

Victorian Prom Dress. Victorian Wedding Dress. La Mode Illustrée. 19th century crinoline costumes

Robe de Mariée et Robe de Bal 1865

Victorian Wedding Dress and Prom Dress 1865. La Mode Illustrée.

Robe de Mariée et Robe de Bal de Mme Breant-Castel 58 Rue Ste Anne.
Coiffures de Mr Croizat, 76 Rue de Richelieu.
Corbeille de Mariage de la Mon de Commission. GLE Rue d’Hautevile 56
La Mode Illustrée. 1865. No. 10. (Fashion in the period of industrialization. Industrialism)

La Mode Illustrée. Journal de la Familie 1865. Bureaux du Journal. 56 Rue Jacob Paris.

Victorian ball gowns 1865. La Mode Illustrée.

French second empire fashion. Victorian crinoline costumes. La Mode Illustrée. 19th century dress.

Toilettes de Concert 1865

Victorian ball gowns 1865. La Mode Illustrée.

Toilettes de Concert de Mme Breant-Castel 58 Rue Ste Anne.
Coiffures diadème par Mr Croizat, 76 rue de Richelieu
Mode Illustrée 1865. No. 6

La Mode Illustrée. Journal de la Familie 1865. Bureaux du Journal. 56 Rue Jacob Paris.

French caps fashion. La Mode illustrée 1860.

Victorian Bonnet.  French caps fashion.

Bonnet Négligé en Mousseline.

Bonnet Négligé. Bonnet Négligé en Mousseline.

French caps fashion. La Mode illustrée 1860. Victorian fashion.

Victorian Bonnet.  French caps fashion.

Bonnet en Tulle de Soie noir et blanc.

Bonnet en Tulle de Soie noir et blanc. Bonnet in black tulle and white silk.
Bonnet en Tulle blanc avec rubans Roses. Bonnet in white tulle with pink ribbons.

Victorian Bonnet.  French caps fashion.

Bonnet en Tulle de Soie a Dessin.

Bonnet en Tulle de Soie a Dessin. Bonnet en Tulle de Soie.

Ces bonnets sont de la maison Leborgue et Henneveu (ancienne maison Dupont), rue du Bac, 56.

Publisher: La Mode illustrée: journal de la famille. Bureau de l’administration. A la Librairie Firmin Didot Frères, Fils & Cie, rue Jacob, 56.

Corsages. Les modes du second empire 1852 a 1870.

Second Empire Bodices. Victorian Fashion History. 19th century fashion. Crinoline. Second Rococo costumes.

Bodices. Corsages.

Bodices. The modes of the second empire. 1852 to 1870.

L’histoire du costume féminin français. Les modes du second empire 1852 a 1870. Corsages – Planche 6.
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Chapeaux. Les modes du second empire 1852 a 1870.

Second Empire hats. Victorian Fashion History. 19th century fashion. Crinoline. Second Rococo costumes.

Hats. Chapeaux.

Caps and Hoods. The modes of the second empire. 1852 to 1870.

L’histoire du costume féminin français. Les modes du second empire 1852 a 1870. Chapeaux – Planche 5.
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Coiffes, Capuchons. Les modes du second empire 1852 a 1870.

Second Empire Caps and Hoods. Victorian Fashion History. 19th century fashion. Crinoline. Second Rococo costumes.

Caps and Hoods. Coiffes, Capuchons.

Caps and Hoods. The modes of the second empire. 1852 to 1870.

L’histoire du costume féminin français. Les modes du second empire 1852 a 1870. Coiffes, Capuchons – Planche 4.
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