The close costume of the 14th century. Knights and squires habit of dressing. The footwear. The main piece of clothing for women at that time was the cotte hardie, a close-fitting, short-sleeved skirt, which made the body shapes stand out plastically.
Auguste Racinet. The Costume History Hardcover – Illustrated, November 4, 2015
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The costumes depicted here belong to the second half of the reign of Louis XIV and the end of the 17th century. The first characteristic feature is the large headdress, called Fontange.
The fragments shown here are borrowed from a painting by Van der Maulen depicting the entry of Louis XIV and Maria Theresa into Arras after the beginning of the campaign in 1667. The Queen’s Marstall. The grand stable master. Ladies of honour. The Gardes du Corps. The king’s chariot.
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France. Civilian clothing 1485-1510. Men’s and women’s hairstyle. Between 1470 and 1475 the high pointed hoods (Hennin) disappear.
Europe. XV. XVI. century. Festive costume. Ladies’ and men’s overcoats. Men’s and women’s hairstyle. End of 15th, beginning of the 16th century.
Civil dress in Europe at the end of the late 15th century. Female and male hairstyles and headgear. Costume history of the Middle Ages. The time of Louis XII of France.
The figures are all taken from fashion journals. The period includes the last period of the convent, the rule of the board of directors and the beginning of the consulate.
France. The fashions under the consulate. Fashionable Parisians enjoy a beautiful spring day at the horse race at the Promenade de Longchamp in 1802.
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.
Fan decoration of the reign of Louis XIV., and during the first part of the reign of Louis XV. was greatly improved by the celebrated Vernis Martin (Martin’s Varnish).