Category: 18th Century

Costume and Fashion History during the 18th Century. Clothing of the Late Baroque, Rococo, Louis XV, Louis XVI, Rose Bertin Minister of Fashion at the court of Marie Antoinette. The French Revolution fashion period of Incroyables and Merveilleuses. The Georgians and Regency period.

Modes Parisiennes. French rococo costumes, Ancien Régime.

Modes Parisiennes, Reign Of Louis XV, 1763. France Ancien Régime fashion. French Rococo costumes. Hoop skirt, Farthingale. Le Pouf.

Modes Parisiennes. Court dress in the Reign of Louis XV, French rococo costumes 1763. Marquise and Marquis dancing in Versailles Marie-Antoinette Ball Scene 2006 (Director: Sofia Coppola) “Modes et Costumes Historiques“. Drawing by Xavier Willemin.… Read More

The Fabric of Civilization: How Textiles Made the World Paperback – December 7, 2021
by Virginia Postrel (Author)

From Neanderthal string to 3D knitting, an “expansive” global history that highlights “how textiles truly changed the world” (Wall Street Journal)