Category: 1794

Costumes and Fashion in 1793

Fashion History of the French Republic. The fashions of the Directory.

French, Republic, fashion, costumes, modes

The fashion of two dresses, one worn over the other, that had been so general in the latter half of the seventeenth century, and the first half of the eighteenth, had completely disappeared in favour of one gown only.

Paris during the french revolution 1793 to 1795.

Young Woman, merveilleuse, directoire, Jacques-Louis David,

The balls à la victim (The Victim’s Ball). Dances everywhere after the 9th Thermidor. New social order of things in Paris. Metamorphosis of French feminine character.