Category Archives: French Ancien Régime fashion

Chapeaux Bonnette en 1787. Rococo era headdresses.

Chapeaux Bonnette. 18th century rococo headdresses.

Chapeaux Bonnette en 1787.

Chapeaux Bonnette en 1787.

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Bonnette Turban en 1787. Headdress Rococo era.

Bonnette Turban. 18th century headdresses. Rococo fashion

Bonnette Turban en 1787.

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Chapeau à la Chinoise 1787. Headdress Rococo era

Chapeau à la Chinoise 1787. Rococo fashion. Modes de Paris. French Ancien Régime era.

Chapeau à la Chinoise 1787.

Chapeau à la Chinoise 1787.

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Bonnette du Matin 1787. Headdress Rococo era.

Bonnette du Matin. Modes de Paris.Ancien Régime era. Headdress Rococo era.

Bonnette du Matin 1787.

Bonnette du Matin 1787.

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Chapeau à la tartare 1787. Headdress Rococo era.

Chapeau à la tartare 1787. Headdress Rococo era.

Chapeau à la tartare 1787.

Chapeau à la tartare 1787.

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Costumes de femmes Demi-Négligé en 1787.

Costumes de femmes Demi-Négligé. 18th century rococo clothing.

Costumes de femmes Demi-Négligé en 1787.

Costumes de femmes Demi-Négligé en 1787.

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Chapeau Bateau Renverse en 1787. Ancien Régime era.

Chapeau Bateau Renverse. Rococo fashion. Modes de Paris. French Ancien Régime era.

Chapeau Bateau Renverse en 1787.

Chapeau Bateau Renverse en 1787.

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Cinq Mars and De Thou led to Execution.

French Romantics. Alfred de Vigny. Louis XIV fashion costumes.

Cinq Mars and De Thou led to Execution.

Cinq Mars and De Thou led to Execution.

HENRY D’EFFIAT, marquis de Cinq Mars, was a member of a noble French family. Born in 1620, he was made grand equerry of France when only nineteen. For some time he was a royal favorite, but Richelieu took a dislike to the young man and employed means for his downfall. He was accused of conspiring against Louis XIII., and, with his friend De Thou, was executed in 1642. Continue reading

Marie Mancini mistress of the French King Louis XIV.

Marie Mancini, mistress,Louis XIV, 18th century fashion

Marie Mancini (1639 -1715)

Marie Mancini mistress of the French King Louis XIV.

Marie Mancini (1639 -1715) was one of the Mazarinettes and mistress of the French King Louis XIV.

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Jeune Dame vêtue d’une Robe à la Circassienne 1775

Robe, Circassienne, fashion history, rococo, france, 18th century

Jeune Dame vêtue d’une Robe à la Circassienne 1775

Jeune Dame vêtue d’une Robe à la Circassienne 1775.

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The Reign of Louis XV. 1715 to 1774.

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French king, Louis XV, Louis le bien aimé. Rococo, 18th century clothing.

Louis XV (1710 – 1774) King of France and Navarre (Louis le bien aimé)

Fashion in the Reign of Louis XV. 1715 to 1774.

The Regency — War is declared against paniers — The Oratorian Duguet — Opinion of the “Journal de Verdun” — Various publications against paniers — Lines by Voltaire — Whale-fishery company — Paragraph from the “Journal de Barbier” — Mmes. Jaucourt, De Seine, Dlisle, Clairon, and Hus — Lines in praise of corsets — New bodices — Coloured prints are forbidden — “Perses” or “Persiennes” — Bagnolette – Adjuncts of dress: necklaces, ridicules, and poupottes—Contents of a patch-box — A sermon by Massillon – Les mouches de Massillon, or Massillon’s patches — Filles de Mode, Fashion-girls — Some passing fashions—Powder remains in fashion — “Monte-au-ciel” — Simply made gowns — The first cachemire.
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