Category: French fashion history

Jupes. Les Modes sous la Revolution. Costume féminin français.

Modes, Revolution, Costume, Jupes, français,

L’histoire du costume féminin français. Les Modes sous la Revolution 1792 – 1799. Jupes. Jupe de villageoise, Jupe en percale, Jupe d’étamine blanche, Jupe longue et ample en florence mauve, Jupe de gourgouran blanc,

Fashion under the Reign of Charles IX. 1560 to 1574.

Fahion history, Renaissance, Spanish court dress, 16th century

The wars of religion — The fashions of Italy are brought across the Alps, and are welcomed in France — Effects of the expeditions into Italy — Articles from Venice and Genoa are very fashionable — A cloud of sugar-plums, and a shower of scents — Effeminate style of dress — Charles IX. and his Edicts against extravagant display — Fashion rebels against sumptuary laws — Women of high rank, bourgeoises, widows, and spinsters — Wedding dresses — Observations of a Venetian ambassador — “Corps piqué” — Drawers—Pain — Cosmetics — Breast mirrors, girdle mirrors — Court dresses — “Arcelets.”

Fashion under the Reign of Francis I. 1515 to 1545. French Renaissance.

French Renaissance Costumes, Adornment, jewelry. Reign of Francis the First

The court of Francis I. Increase of love of dress. La Belle Ferroniere. Artistic head-dresses. The Vertugadin. Contenances. Marguerite de Navarre. The fashions of the day, by Rabelais.