Category: French fashion history

Chefs du Tournoi au 14ème siècle. Chevaliers joutes.

Tournament leaders. 14th century. Knights in battle. Medieval, Gothic. Burgundy Costume History.

14ème siècle. Chevaliers dans la bataille. Le chevalier aux armoiries d’hermine a le casque orné d’une couronne d’or surmontée de deux cornes blanches mouchetées d’hermine, et d’une espèce de léopard jaunâtre.

Fashion in the Reigns of Louis XVIII and Charles X. Restoration.

fashion history, romantic, victorian, Restoration, Leg-of-mutton, sleeves, Bonnets,

Importation of foreign fashions in 1815 — White dresses, white feathers, and fleurs de lys — Emigrant ladies — Russian toques — Male and female dressmakers — Ruchings — Short sleeves and long gloves — Herbault’s bonnets — “Chefs” — Anglomania in 1815 — Green gauze veils; spencers — The “canezou”— Lacroix, the stay-maker — Dr. Pelletan and Charles X. — Wasps — The “Ourika” fashions — The famous leg-of-mutton sleeves — Fashions “a l’Ipsiboé,” “au Trocadéro,” and “à la Dame Blanche” — Blonde caps and turbans — Head-dresses — Fashions “à la giraffe;” “the last sigh of Jocko” — Female book-keepers; shopwomen — The Cafe des Mille-Colonnes.