Category Archives: First Empire

Fashion under the French Revolution 1789 to 1802.


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 Incroyable and Merveilleuses. French revolution fashion.

Incroyable and Merveilleuses at the Promenade by F. H. Kaemmerer

Fashion under the French Revolution & Directoire Period 1789 to 1802.

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1789 Fashion in Paris before the taking of the Bastille – Mademoiselle Berthin – 1791 Fashion under the French Revolution – 1794 Fashion reverts to the Greek and Roman period – Disappearance of Louis XVI costumes – Paleness in vogue – Beauties à la Psyche – Varieties of hair-dressing at the commencement of the Directoire – Perruques came into fashion – The painter David, the revolutionary painter apostate – Debate on reformation costume – The Cothurn – The “Merveilleuses” – Greek robes – Roman dresses – Copé, the noted shoemaker

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Light infantry of the Imperial Guard (Napoleon 1st, 1809)

French Light infantry uniforms. Napoleon Imperial Guard. Outfielder. Rifleman uniform.

Light infantry of the French Imperial Guard 1809

Light infantry of the Imperial Guard (Napoleon 1st, 1809).

Outfielder. Rifleman.

Infanterie légère de la Garde Impériale (Napoléon 1er,1809). Voltigeur. Carabinier.

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Fancy turban. Filled Twists dress. Regency fashion 1804.

Fancy turban. Filled Twists dress. Regency fashion. First Empire dress. Georgian era

Costume Parisien 1804.

Fancy turban. Filled Twists dress. Regency, First empire fashion.

Turban de Fantaisie. Robe Garnie en Torsades. Costume Parisien 1804.

Journal des dames et des modes. Costumes parisien 1804. France First Empire fashion, England Georgian, Regency fashion period.

Associated to:

  1. Reign of Napoleon I. 1804 to 1814. First Empire, Regency period.
  2. Reigns of Louis XVIII. and Charles X. 1815 to 1830. The Restoration period. Biedermeier.
  3. Gallery of Fashion by N. Heidelhoff
  4. Fashion in the Reign of Philippe. 1830 to 1848. Romanticism. Early Victorian era. Biedermeier
  5. The Second Republic. 1848 to 1851. Victorian era. “Second Rococo”.
  6. Comparison of the French and English modes. The Regency fashion period 1808-1815.
  7. Fashion History France. On the history of costumes. Archives of French fashion

Turkish Chiffon Dress. France Empire 1804.

Turkish Chiffon Dress. France Empire costumes. Regency era fashion.

Robe de Mousseline Turque.

Turkish Chiffon Dress. France Empire 1804.

Coiffure en Chou de Nattes. Robe de Mousseline Turque. Costume Parisien 1804.

Journal des dames et des modes. Costumes parisien 1804. France First Empire fashion, England Georgian, Regency fashion era.

Associated to:

  1. Reign of Napoleon I. 1804 to 1814. First Empire, Regency period.
  2. Comparison of the French and English modes. The Regency fashion period 1808-1815.
  3. Reigns of Louis XVIII. and Charles X. 1815 to 1830. The Restoration period. Biedermeier.
  4. Fashion in the Reign of Philippe. 1830 to 1848. Romanticism. Early Victorian era. Biedermeier
  5. The Second Republic. 1848 to 1851. Victorian era. “Second Rococo”.
  6. Fashion History France. On the history of costumes. Archives of French fashion

Regency fashion. Colerette, Pélerine, Straw hats, 1804.

Regency fashion hats. France Empire. Georgian era fashion.

Regency fashion hats 1804.

Regency fashion hats. Colerette, Pélerine, Straw hats, 1804.

1, Chapeau de Sparterie. 2, Chapeau de Marcelline. 3, Chapeau de Paille cousue. 4, Colerette et Pélerine. 5, Coiffures en Cheveux Kisses. Chapeau de Taffetas orné de Rubans de Paille. 7, Chapeau de Rubans. 8, Soulier couvert.

Journal des dames et des modes. Costumes parisien 1804. France First Empire fashion, England Georgian, Regency fashion era.

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England Georgian Regency, France Directoire, First Empire, Neo Classical.




  1. Reign of Napoleon I. 1804 to 1814. First Empire, Regency period.
  2. Comparison of the French and English modes. The Regency fashion period 1808-1815.
  3. Reigns of Louis XVIII. and Charles X. 1815 to 1830. The Restoration period. Biedermeier.
  4. Fashion in the Reign of Philippe. 1830 to 1848. Romanticism. Early Victorian era. Biedermeier
  5. The Second Republic. 1848 to 1851. Victorian era. “Second Rococo”.
  6. Fashion History France. On the history of costumes. Archives of French fashion

Half Dressed costume. Regency era menswear.

Half Dressed costume. Regency era menswear. France empire fashion

Costume Demi-Habillé 1804.

Half Dressed costume. Regency era menswear, 1804.

Costume Demi-Habillé. Journal des dames et des modes. Costumes parisien 1804. France First Empire fashion, England Georgian, Regency fashion era.

Associated to:

  1. Reign of Napoleon I. 1804 to 1814. First Empire, Regency period.
  2. Comparison of the French and English modes. The Regency fashion period 1808-1815.
  3. Reigns of Louis XVIII. and Charles X. 1815 to 1830. The Restoration period. Biedermeier.
  4. Fashion in the Reign of Philippe. 1830 to 1848. Romanticism. Early Victorian era. Biedermeier
  5. The Second Republic. 1848 to 1851. Victorian era. “Second Rococo”.
  6. Fashion History France. On the history of costumes. Archives of French fashion

Reign of Napoleon I. Fashion history.

Reign of Napoleon I. First empire fashion. Regency Costume History. Georgian costumes. Empire fashion.

Reign of Napoleon I. 1804 to 1814.

Reign of Napoleon I. 1804 to 1814.

French First Empire fashion. (England Regency, Georgian fashion period)

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