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.
Chaussure. Les modes sous Louis XV. La mode du rococo.
Rococo shoe design. Louis XV fashion history from 1715 to 1774. L’histoire du costume féminin ... Read more
1715 • 1770 • 1774 • 18th Century • France • French Ancien Régime fashion • French fashion history • Rococo • Shoes
Baroque fashion • Paul Louis de Giafferri • Rococo fashion
Robe of white muslin. The Gallery of Fashion. Neoclassical fashion.
Robe of white muslin, Bandeau of white satin. The Gallery of Fashion Vol. 2. Published by Nikolau... Read more
1795 • 18th Century • England • Gallery of Fashion • Georgian period • Regency period
England Georgian Era Fashion • Neoclassical dresses • Nikolaus von Heideloff • Regency period
Paris saleswoman of cream. 18th century fashion.
Paris saleswoman of cream in 1774. Marchande de crème 1774. D'après Poisson. Source: Par... Read more
1774 • 18th Century • France • Rococo
Paris à travers les siècles • Rococo fashion
Inhabitants of Hawaii. Sandwich Islands. 18th c.
Inhabitants of Hawaii. Sandwich Islands. 18th c. The term Sandwich Islands represents two of Jame... Read more
18th Century • Oceania • Sandwich Islands
Traditional Oceania costumes
An armed Tschutzkian with a Woman and Child.
An armed Tschutzkian with a Woman and Child. Un Tschoutzkien armé, avec une Femme et un Enfant. ... Read more
18th Century • Asia • Russia • Traditional
Edward Harding
Benedictine nuns costumes. Monastic clothing.
Monastic clothing. Ordo Sancti Benedicti, OSB. Nuns of Benedictine in the 18th century. The Bened... Read more
1780 • 18th Century • Ecclesiastical • Headdresses
Ecclesiastical Dress • Monastic clothing
Ko-omote. Noh. Japanese theater masks.
Ko-omote. Noh. Japanese theater masks. Four no-masks. Above left: The blind singer. Semimaru Kimu... Read more
18th Century • Asia • Japan
Mask • Theatre

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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