Category Archives: Merveilleuses

Style des Merveilleuses. Directoire style. Costume Plates of French Revolution fashion period between 1795–1799. Drawings by Horace Vernet.

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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Our goddesses of the Year VIII., (1799).

French Empire Costumes. Regency Fashion. France Revolution uniform. Octave Uzanne. Eugène Gaujèan. Albert Lynch

Our goddesses of the Year VIII., (1799)

Our goddesses of the Year VIII., (1799). Regency – Directoire fashion.

Nos déesses de l’an VIII. 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.

Incroyable with bicorne hat.

French revolution costumes. France Directory fashion. Incroyables. Merveilleuses.

French revolution costumes. The mysterious conversations.

The mysterious conversations. France Directory costumes c. 1790.

La conversation mystérieuse. Costume Directoire. Incroyable with bicorne hat and Merveilleuses.

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 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.
The Arrest of Voltaire 1753 in Frankfurt
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18th Century • France • French Ancien Régime fashion • Military • Rococo
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Ranelagh Evening Dresses. The Gallery of Fashion.
Ranelagh Evening Dresses, August 1795. The Gallery of Fashion Vol. 2. Published by Nikolaus von H... Read more
1795 • 18th Century • England • Gallery of Fashion • Regency period
England Georgian Era Fashion • Neoclassical dresses • Nikolaus von Heideloff • Regency period
Portrait of James Harris, 1st Earl of Malmesbury.
James Harris, 1st Earl of Malmesbury. As a British diplomat, he negotiated unsuccessfully in 1796... Read more
1796 • 18th Century • 19th Century • Directoire • England • Georgian period • Hairstyle • Nobility
England Georgian Era Fashion • Portrait
Costume Habit court a taille basse et carrée.
Costume Habit court a taille basse et carrée. Chapeau à petit bord plat. Cravate a encadrement d... Read more
18th Century • Directoire • First Empire • France • Georgian period • Incroyables • Regency period
Dandy • First Empire Style • French Directoire style • French Revolution Costume • Horace Vernet • Regency period
French and German Fashion. Last third of the 18th Century.
French and German Fashion. Last third of the 18th Century. Top row left to right: French Fashion ... Read more
1780 • 1794 • 18th Century • France • Georgian period • Germany • Incroyables • Merveilleuses
Münchener Bilderbogen • Regency period • Traditional Georgia costumes
Ordre Royal et Militaire de Saint-Louis. Rege de Louis XIV 1706.
Knight of St. Louis (Chevalier de St. Louis), Reign of Louis XIV 1706. The Ordre Royal et Milit... Read more
18th Century • Baroque • Court dress • France • French Ancien Régime fashion • Military • Modes et Costumes Historiques • Nobility
Baroque era • Modes et Costumes Historiques
Flemish woman in 18th century
Flemish woman in costume of 18th century, rococo fashion period. Historically, Flanders and Flemi... Read more
18th Century • Netherlands • Rococo
Netherlands national costumes • Rococo fashion

Parures. Les Modes sous la Revolution 1792-1799.

French Revolution costumes. Merveilleuses. Jewelry Neoclassicism. Neoclassical fashion.

Jewelry. Parures.

Jewelry. French Revolution 1792 to 1799.

L’histoire du costume féminin français. Les Modes sous la Revolution 1792 – 1799. Parures – Planche 12.
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Chaussures. Les Modes sous la Revolution 1792-1799.

French Revolution costumes. Shoes. Merveilleuses. Neoclassicism. Neoclassical fashion.

Shoes. Chaussures.

Shoes. French Revolution 1792 to 1799.

L’histoire du costume féminin français. Les Modes sous la Revolution 1792 – 1799. Chaussures – Planche 11.
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Étoffes. Les Modes sous la Revolution 1792-1799.

French Revolution costumes. Merveilleuses. Neoclassicism. Neoclassical fashion.

Fabrics. Étoffes

Fabrics. French Revolution 1792 to 1799.

L’histoire du costume féminin français. Les Modes sous la Revolution 1792 – 1799. Étoffes – Planche 10.
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Broderies. Les Modes sous la Revolution 1792-1799.

French Revolution costumes. Embroidery. Merveilleuses. Neoclassicism. Neoclassical fashion.

Embroidery. Broderies.

Broderies. French Revolution 1792 to 1799.

L’histoire du costume féminin français. Les Modes sous la Revolution 1792 – 1799. Broderies – Planche 9.
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Jupes. Les Modes sous la Revolution 1792-1799.

French Revolution costumes. Merveilleuses. Neoclassicism. Neoclassical fashion.

Skirts. Jupes.

Jupes. French Revolution 1792 to 1799.

L’histoire du costume féminin français. Les Modes sous la Revolution 1792 – 1799. Jupes – Planche 7.
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Corsages. Les Modes sous la Revolution 1792-1799.

French Revolution costumes. Merveilleuses. Neoclassicism. Neoclassical fashion.

Bodices. Corsages.

Bodices. French Revolution 1792 to 1799.

L’histoire du costume féminin français. Les Modes sous la Revolution 1792 – 1799. Corsages – Planche 6.
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Chapeaux. Les Modes sous la Revolution 1792-1799.

French Revolution costumes. Merveilleuses. Neoclassicism. Neoclassical fashion.

Hats. Chapeaux.

Hats. French Revolution 1792 to 1799.

L’histoire du costume féminin français. Les Modes sous la Revolution 1792 – 1799. Chapeaux – Planche 5.
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