France 18th century. Fashion types from the time of the Directory. Stock exchange speculators and crooks. The Merveilleuses and the Incroyables.
The comfortable costume, in which the belt was attached at a normal height, was soon followed by the close-fitting dress, the robe collante
Europe. 18th century. The French influence. Under the reign of terror, the development of fashions began and reached perfection under the direction of the Directorate.
A Lady and a Gallant. France 1795.
Merveilleuse and Incroyable. French fashion of the Directoire.
Timeline of the French Revolution 1789 – 1799. January 24, 1789 – November 9, 1799 – Coup of 18 Brumaire to Paris – the end of the French Revolution.
Member of the French Directoire 1795-1799. French Revolution Directory style Gallery: “Sheets for costume design: historical and folk costumes. Published by Franz Lipperheide, 1876-1887. Read more: Fashion History France. On… Read More
L’histoire du costume féminin français. Les Modes sous la Revolution 1792 – 1799. Manteaux. Spencer, Redingote, Manteau, Carrick, Manteau à basques derrière, Echarpe.
L’histoire du costume féminin français. Les Modes sous la Revolution 1792 – 1799. Robes. Mme Roland, Théroigne de Méricourt, Joséphine de Beauharnais, Merveilleuse, Mme J. Chénier.
Louis XVI fashion 1770-1795. Werther costume. 445. Short-waisted, double-breasted red coat, waistcoat cut square, two watch chains, 1790. 446. Striped dress and high-crowned straw hat with ostrich feather, 1790. 447.… Read More
French Directoire costumes 1795 -1804 Fashion, New Edition: The language of clothes (Smithsonian).