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FRENCH FASHION HISTORY. Costume and fashion plates with descriptions between middle Ages, Directory, Regency, Empire and so called Flapper. Vintage Haute couture costumes.

Men’s leisure suit. Romantic fashion era 1837.

Romantic era costumes. Mens leisure suit. French Restoration fashion.

La Mode 1837

Men’s leisure suit.

Romantic fashion era 1837.
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Chiffon Frock Coat. Romantic fashion era 1836.

Chiffon Frock Coat. Romantic fashion era costumes 1836.

La Mode 1836.

Chiffon Frock Coat. Romantic fashion era 1836.

Redingote de Mousseline de l’Inde ornée de noeuds de velours. Écharpe d’ Organdy brodée au orochet. Chapeau de paille de riz orné de roses rouges. Velours rouge sur les cheveaux. Robe de soirée dentelles noires. Tablier ornaments de velours. Mitaines velours dans les cheveaux.

La Mode 1836. Journal et gravures des mode. Bibliography of costume. Romantic Era, Restoration period.

Associated to:

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

Hunting costumes of the Fashion House Humann

Romantic era hunting costumes. Mens dresses. French Restoration fashion.

La Mode 1836.

Hunting costumes of the Fashion House Humann, Paris 1836.

Costumes des Maison Humann, à Paris, 83, rue Neuve-des-Petits- Champs. Fusils et Cartouchière Robert.

La Mode 1836. Journal et gravures des mode. Bibliography of costume. Romantic Era, Restoration period.

Associated to:

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

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

Fitted dress with silk pants. Regency era.

Fitted dress. Regency era costumes. Romantic fashion. Biedermeier Mode

Costume Parisien 1816.

Fitted dress with silk pants. Costume parisien 1816.

Habit de Drap. Culotte de Soie. Bas à Mailles coulées.

Journal des dames et des modes. Costumes parisien 1816. France Restoration era. England Georgian era. Regency fashion period.

Associated to:

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

Noble woman dress of the Carolingian period.

Noble woman dress, Carolingian, costume, history, Middle ages, 9th century clothing

Noble woman dress of the Carolingian Period. 890 to 900

Noble woman dress of the Carolingian Period about 890 to 900.

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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

Short puffed sleeves costume 1798.

Short puffed sleeves costume. Empire fashion. Costume Parisien

Costume Parisien 1798.

Short puffed sleeves costume 1798. Journal des dames et des modes.

Regency, First Empire.

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Linon shawl, trimmed with applied tape. Regency 1798.

Linon shawl. Regency fashion. Directory costume.

Costume Parisien 1798.

Linon shawl, trimmed with applied tape.

Triple chaîne d’or à maillons plats, servant de bandeau. Schall de Linon, bordé d’un ruban appliqué.

Journal des dames et des modes. Costumes parisien 1798. France First Empire fashion, England Georgian, Regency fashion period.

Associated to:

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

Gallic warrior. 1st century BC.

Gallic warrior. Gaul dress. Gaulish soldier costume.

Gallic warrior in armor.

Gallic warrior. 1st century BC.

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Gallic Roman temple in honor of Augustus

Gallic History. 1st century Roman temple of Augustus at Lyon

Gallic Roman temple in honor of Augustus in 1st century BC at Lugdunum.

Gallic Roman temple in honor of Augustus in 1st century BC at Lugdunum.

France – le temple qui fut élevé en l’honneur d’Auguste au IVème siècle par les soixante peuples gaulois à Lugdunum (Lyon). Continue reading